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Virtual university governance

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posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by Evelyn HovengaEvelyn Hovenga
There is a need to establish collaboration alliances or partnerships if we are to provide global Health Informatics educatics education. Agreements need to make provision for the existing diversity between country educational systems as well as variations in funding, legislation and political systems and a number of other issues including intellectual property and copyright. Four virtual University governance models were identified, 1) evolution of existing universities, 2) newly created organisations collectively delivering one type of program eg MBA, 3) a consortium of partners using a common portal and 4) a commercial enterprise. Collectively IMIA academic members need to be in a good position to respond to the global changes in higher education and minimise the risk of failure when establishing a virtual University to collectively deliver Health Informatics education. Others have undertaken a similar path in the past, some successful others not so, we need to learn from these experiences.

Funding

Category 1 - Australian Competitive Grants (this includes ARC, NHMRC)

History

Editor

Hovenga E; Mantas J

Parent Title

Global health informatics education

Start Page

3

End Page

7

Number of Pages

5

ISBN-10

1586034545

Publisher

IOS Press

Place of Publication

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Open Access

No

Era Eligible

Yes

Number of Chapters

18

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