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informatics

A synonym for information technology (IT), which is an umbrella term for "information management" and "computer science." The term is more widely used in Canada, Europe and countries other than the U.S. See IT, information management and computer science.
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Medical Informatics is part of 'Jan (January) Plan', which also includes courses in Genetics, Health Care Policy, Ethics and Biostatistics.
Ball is an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and the University of Maryland Information Systems Department and a past president of the International Medical Informatics Association.
Medical Informatics includes nursing informatics, imaging informatics, pharmacy informatics, consumer health informatics, dental informatics, and the use of HIT in every other facet of health care.
He received his Master's degree in Medical Informatics at the University of Heidelberg, Germany and his PhD degree in Health Informatics at the University of Minnesota.
A second pull that has been exerted on the field of education for health sciences information professionals has come from the field now known as medical informatics.
Medical informatics encompasses a developing body of knowledge and techniques concerning the management of medical information through applied technology.
The presentation's highlights include using medical informatics as a data-driven approach to plan clinical trials, practical considerations for particular patient populations, and how to develop multi-country scenarios to meet enrollment milestones.
The theme of the 19th Medical Informatics Europe Conference, held in August 2005, was "Connecting Medical Informatics and Bio- Informatics," emphasizing the convergence of these disciplines and reflecting the growing co-operation of different disciplines in healthcare.
FACMI, director, Marshfield Clinic Biomedical Informatics Research Center and associate medical director, Medical Informatics.

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