1) Functional differentiation and coordination of healthcare facilities
2) Development and application of patient case mix system for Japanese healthcare settings
3) Application of information technology to standardization of health care and sharing of health care information.
Health policy informatics is a branch of health policy science which deals with the application of information technology to health policy research. Main objective of health policy informatics in the graduate course is to acquire ability to independently design, manage and accomplish researches in health policy and health informatics fields.