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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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Nursing informatics specialists from research, education, and practice settings at levels from novice to pioneer explore current and trending characteristics of the field.
Applicants compete, each in their field, to win one of the Award's three tracks: Informatics, Informatics Development, and Informatics Knowledge,.
Abul prompted those interested in informatics and digital outlets to register as quickly as possible, noting that the award consists of eight different capacities: Individuals, Civil Society, Private Sector, Government, Education, Health, Media & Communications, and Culture; all of which are related to informatics' development and enhancement.
The availability of online patient information, new resources, desire for self management and care is the basis of personal health informatics.
American Medical Informatics Nursing Informatics History Committee Update.
Outreach, networking and educational opportunities to cultivate and expand the area of informatics within healthcare.
International Congress on Medical Informatics (19th: 2005: Geneva, Switzerland) Ed.
The Alliance for Nursing Informatics (ANI) is a collaboration of organizations that represent a unified voice for nursing informatics.
Scope and standards of nursing informatics practice.
NLM defines biomedical informatics as the intersection of basic informational and computing sciences with an application domain in biomedicine, as discussed in the work of the American College of Medical Informatics referenced below.
Telemedicine is an essential part of the field of health informatics and should be integrated into a graduate health informatics curriculum.
Informatics deals with applications of information systems, and the processes for selecting, installing, operating, and using them.

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