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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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As chief operating officer, Fernando will provide day-to-day leadership and management for sales, medical informatics and modality solutions divisions, business operations, and service to help achieve the company's sales and profitability goals and establish sustainable growth.
The appearance of medical informatics as a discipline is due in large part to progress in computing and communication technology, to an growing awareness that biomedical facts and clinical information about patients are efficiently unmanageable by traditional paper-based methods, and to growing conviction that the processes of knowledge retrieval and expert decision making are as important to modern biomedicine as the fact base on which clinical decisions or research plans are made.
Colin Quek, Vice President for Engineering, Medical Informatics.
This definition provided the context for a survey of medical informatics course, a two-week online elective for medical students.
Marc Overhage, MD, PhD, as Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO) of the Health Services (HS) Business Unit, effective 28 March 2011, the company announced on Monday.
International Conference on Medical Informatics Europe (22d: 2009: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina) Ed.
Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 11(6), 448-457.
Brian Gugerty, Arnold, MD, was elected Member-At-Large, of the Clinical Information System Working Group, of the American Medical Informatics Association.
Chicago-based Northwestern University has introduced a Master of Science in Medical Informatics online program designed for clinical health and healthcare IT professionals.
Robert Kolodner, MD, is the interim national coordinator for health information technology at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA).
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.
At Thomas Jefferson University, Academic Information Research and Services (AISR), has designed a required online Medical Informatics course for 230 first year medical students.

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