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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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Each nursing intervention was formulated by experienced nursing informaticians in accordance with two international nursing-specific standards: 1.
Clinical informaticians use their knowledge of patient care, informatics and leadership to transform the practice of medicine through development of clinical information and communication systems.
The venture was founded by clinicians, developers and health informaticians keen to see healthcare benefit from the power of apps.
The interdisciplinary team, where the medical informatician realizes himself, combines four very disparate, significantly different in educational and training aspect attitudes and cultural professions.
Can the health informatician help seniors cross the digital divide?
Brokel, PhD, RN-INA representative and nurse informatician from the University of Iowa on the Executive Committee and Advisory Council
This work suggests that the generation of pandemic strains and the adaptation to humans could be much more involved than was previously thought," Nature magazine quoted Raul Rabadan, a biomedical informatician at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, who was not involved in the study, as saying.
For example, a nurse informatician considers the computer characteristics necessary for a critical care setting compared with the needs of an oncology unit and identifies possible ways various technologies might create burdens or barriers for practice (Schwirian).
Nurses and clients are supported by the nurse informatician so that they may become users of knowledge as they use documentation systems and databases to gather aggregate data and information.
The informatician developed a complexity hierarchy based on nine chronic diseases and their patterns of co-morbidity to proactively understand the care needs of population complexity segments.
Florence Nightingale, considered by many to have been the first nurse informatician (Betts & Wright, 2003), was concerned with the collection and analysis of data.
The first concern was everyone's health," said Ben, who works as an informatician conducting studies for health company Schin.

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