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.
The Master of Science in Health Care Informatics and Master of Science in Public Health will be available to graduate students beginning in September 2010.
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.
The University of Central Florida (UCF), ranked as the third largest research university in the nation, has announced its new Master of Science program in Health Care Informatics.
Comprised of a team of distinguished health care informatics leaders, this group has produced groundbreaking research on the quality and safety of patient care, clinical outcomes, pharmacoeconomics, data standardization and exchange as well as patient privacy and security.
Humedica, a next-generation clinical informatics company, and Anceta, the health care informatics subsidiary of the American Medical Group Association (AMGA), today announced they have entered into a long-term partnership.
BOSTON -- Humedica, a next-generation health care informatics company, today announced the company's official launch, along with the previous completion of its $30 million round of venture capital and the roll-out of its ground-breaking clinical analytics platform.
His current research interests include health care informatics and information technology security.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Med-Vantage, a leading health care informatics software company, announced today the successful launch of its Outcomes Exchange application at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA).
Specifically, OSF HealthCare was ranked 24th in 2007 by Verispan, a health care informatics joint venture firm, as reported in the February 5th issue of Modern Healthcare.

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