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Master of Health Informatics & Health Information Management

Capstone Project

The capstone project is the culminating project in the University of Washington Master of Health Informatics & Information Management program. It gives you the opportunity to apply your technical and management skills and industry knowledge to a real-life health informatics and health information management problem at a health care organization or related organization in the community.

Here are some examples of past capstone projects: 

  • Ambulatory Staffing Model Improvement Analysis
  • Analysis and Mapping of International Vaccine Codes
  • Assuring Timely Clinical Data Abstraction Using Continuous Process Improvement Methods
  • Electronic Case Investigation of COVID Cases for Multiple Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Electronic Medication Administration Record System Implementation Project
  • Evaluation of Applicable Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) Compliance Controls for a Multi-Health Care Organization
  • Guidelines and Procedures for the usage of Bulk FHIR
  • Implementation of Pyxis®ES for UW Medicine
  • Improving Search Quality of Nursing Procedures Located Within a Policy and Procedure Intranet Library
  • Noninvasive Biometric Monitoring for the Prevention of COVID-19 Transmission and Deaths in Nursing Homes, Assisted Living and Long-Term Acute Care Facilities
  • Patient Matching Test Case Development for Immunization Information System (IIS) Analysis Tool
  • The Children’s Long-Term Inpatient Program (CLIP) Dashboard
  • Washington State Department of Health REDCap Program Evaluation
  • Washington State Department of Health Tracking Within the Epic EHR