The Department of Health Management and Informatics at the University of Central Florida offers innovative academic programs in health management that prepare students for the challenges of a highly turbulent and competitive health care industry.

Explore our website to learn more about our distinguished faculty and the curriculum and opportunities that make up these exciting academic programs.

UCF Downtown

Beginning in August 2019, the Department of Health Management and Informatics will hold undergraduate, graduate, minor and certificate programs in health informatics and health administration at the new downtown campus. UCF Downtown will provide innovative education for high-demand fields that integrate with industry and place thousands of students within walking distance of jobs and internships. The campus is a 5-minute walk from SunRail, just two SunRail stops away from the city’s largest hospital systems and in close proximity to many other jobs and internships.

Recent Faculty Publications

Mazurenko, O., Andraka-Christou, B., Bair, M., & Harle, C.A. (2018). Balancing patient-centered and safe pain care for non-surgical inpatients: Clinical and managerial perspectives. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety [Forthcoming].

Cortelyou-Ward, K., Schulte, M., & Pettit, L. (2018). Assessing the value of digital health: Leveraging the HIMSS Value STEPS ™ Framework. Boca Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.

Barry, J., Srinivasagopalan, S., Thankachan, S. V., & Gurupur, V. (2018). Diagnosing Schizophrenia: A Deep Learning Approach (p. 549). Washington, DC: BCB '18 Proceedings of the 2018 ACM International Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics. DOI

Liu, X., Hou, Z., Towne, S. D., He, M., Tan, A., Jiang, D., Mohammed, A., & Mao, Z. (2018). Knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to the establishment of the National Hierarchical Medical System (NHMS) among outpatients in Chinese tertiary hospitals. Medicine, 97 (35). DOI

In the News

UCF Awarded Grant From Health Foundation

UCF Awarded Grant From Health Foundation

The Health Foundation of South Florida has awarded UCF $57,884 for its Strategies for Person-Centered Care in Behavioral Health Treatment Programs project. Dr. Andraka-Christou and her research team (Drs. Atkins, ...

Cleveland Clinic, Hospital Corp. of America Competition Will Benefit Patients, Experts Say

Cleveland Clinic, Hospital Corp. of America Competition Will Benefit Patients, Experts Say

A looming battle between two health care giants is expected to improve the quality of medical care across the Treasure Coast. Cleveland Clinic's impending takeover of Martin Health System and Indian River ...

Changing Health Habits in China

Changing Health Habits in China

Changing habits, especially when it to comes to accessing health care, is a challenge. China is embarking on this road as it attempts to make health care more accessible to ...

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