health care informatics


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health care informatics

The study of how health care data, information, knowledge, and wisdom are collected, stored, processed, communicated, and used to support the process of health care delivery to clients, providers, administrators, and organizations involved in health care delivery. It is an interdisciplinary science developed from the integration of information science, computer science, cognitive science, and the health care sciences.
See also: informatics
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Competency scores before and after the Health Care Informatics Course are summarized in Table 3.
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Part 5 presents information about the infrastructure needed to support health care informatics.
There is an online MSN program in Nursing Administration with a major in Clinical Systems Management and an online certificate in Health Care Informatics at the graduate level.

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