Department of Informatics

Lund University School of Economics and Management

Introduction to e-health

INFA44/SASE40, Distance course in INFORMATICS, 7.5 ECTS CREDITS

The course is offered as a distance learning course to exchange students and as a freestanding course.

Course description

The course provides an introduction to e-health by introducing basic concepts and describe how added value can be created in health care processes by the use of e-health systems. The course also provides knowledge about process analysis and information security in health care as well as an overview of current e-health research.

Course design

The course is divided into five modules where recorded lectures will be provided along with application assignments and quizzes, which evaluate students' learning in the module. In the fifth course module, a major assignment is completed which summarizes and examines the entire course.

The teaching is given entirety on distance via an internet-based learning platform.

Course director

Christina Keller
Professor, director of third cycle studies
Phone: +46 46 222 80 24
Room: EC2-259

Christina Keller

Additional information

Course syllabus, in English
Course syllabus, in Swedish

Reading list for Autumn 2023

Distance learning course
Study pace: 25%
Basic level G1N
Teaching language: English
Offered: Autumn semester


Schedules for all our courses are published electronically in TimeEdit.

You find instructions how to search for your course schedule in the pdf-document TimeEdit - find your schedule.