Health Informatics


By the end of this chapter, the student will be able to:

• Relate health informatics to the other spheres of the health information systems (HIS) model.

• Define informatics.

• Describe health informatics in the context of all of biomedical informatics disciplines.

• Explain interdisciplinary synergy as it applies to health informatics.

• Discuss the relationship of health informatics to electronic health record (EHR) implementation.

• Describe what an informaticist does, from medical, nursing, and public health perspectives.

• Explain clinical decision support systems and the “Five Rights.” • Describe the role of informatics to both workflow design and analytics.

• Define internal and external ...

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