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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 6.872J (Spring 2003) 
  • Course Title:
  • Medical Computing 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Health Sciences and Technology 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Lucila Ohno-Machado
    Prof. Isaac Kohane
    Prof. Peter Szolovits

  • Course Introduction:

  • HST.950J / 6.872J Medical Computing

    Spring 2003

    Course Highlights

    A number of assignments and lecture notes are available for this course.

    Course Description

    The focus of the course is on medical science and practice in the age of automation and the genome, both present and future.

    It includes an analysis of the computational needs of clinical medicine, a review systems and approaches that have been used to support those needs, and an examination of new technologies.

    Technical Requirements

    Any number of development tools can be used to compile and run the .java files found on this course site. Please refer to the course materials for any specific instructions or recommendations.

    Java® is a trademark or registered trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc. in the United States and other countries.  

    *Some translations represent previous versions of courses.


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