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Related to medical informatics: Health informatics
health informaticsA term that means variously:
(1) The range of information technology (IT) and information-analysis skills and services required in the NHS.
(2) The application of IT to improve management of patient data, population data and other information relevant to patient care and community health, teaching, biomedical research, and advancing medical knowledge.
(3) The cognitive processes of medical decision-making and processing of medical information, including the technology and communication tasks of medical practice, education and research.
Bioinformatics, clinical informatics, consumer-health informatics.
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medical informaticsComputers The use of computers and information technology in support of Pt care, teaching, biomedical research. See Artificial intelligence, Computers, Expert system, Electronic journal, Electronic publishing, MEDLINE, Online database.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Informatics applied to medical knowledge, practice, management, education, and research. This process includes computer technology, internet access, and electronic applications and devices.
See also: informatics
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