Capstone Project

The HIHIM program places a strong emphasis on practical experience to prepare you for your professional career.

In a culminating capstone project, you're matched with a Seattle-area health care provider, vendor or organization to gain experience in areas such as management, problem-solving, systems analysis, health information systems implementation, change management and regulatory compliance.

Sample Capstone Projects

  • Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Plan – UW Records Center
  • Enterprise Content Survey – UW Records Center
  • Improving Patient Care and Communication Through Online Patient Portal Use – UW School of Dentistry
  • Improving Patient e-Portal for Prenatal Care – Multicare Health System
  • Information Governance Toolkit for Opioid Treatment Services – Evergreen Treatment Services
  • Quality Metrics in Cancer Screening – Northwest Hospital
  • Reduce Recurring Record Requests in ROI – Swedish Medical Center
  • Retrospective Analysis of Clinic Adherence to Patient’s End of Life Wishes – UW Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine