2023-2024 / SBIM2027-1

Medical record


10h Th

Number of credits

 Master in biomedicine (120 ECTS)1 crédit 


Philippe Kolh

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

1. Introduction

  • The hospital information system
  • Legal context, invoicing and financing
2. Hospital application mapping

  • Standard systems (Human resources management, Accounting, Mail, web, telephony, etc.)
  • The laboratory management system (LIS)
  • The medical imaging management system (RIS / PACS)
  • The patient journey (outpatient and hospitalization)
  • The computerized patient record
  • Identity-vigilance
  • The drug circuit Logistics flows
  • Specialized systems
  • The difference between configuration and development
  • Decision support
  • Support for clinical routes, care routes and chronic pathologies, home hospitalization
3. Standards and communication, interoperability

  • Interoperability standards (HL7, FIHR, DICOM, IHE, ...)
  • Codification standards
  • Telemedicine and telecollaboration
  • Communication with external stakeholders (eHealthBox, RSW, hubs, etc.), hospital networks
  • Providing data to authorities
  • The digital offer for patients
  • Federal initiatives (eHealth, e-health plan, BMUC, etc.)
  • Cryptography concepts

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Understand, through an organizational, methodological, technical and application approach, hospital IT in order to use it optimally and pragmatically.
Get an overview of data mapping and key functions of hospital IT.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

No prerequisite

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Face-to-face teaching

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Enseignement présentiel

Recommended or required readings

PPT slides accessible on MyUliege 

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

Additional information:

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions ) 

Work placement(s)

No internship

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Opening of the course ith a minimum of 3 registrants


Pr Philippe Kolh



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