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What is Medical Informatics?

The science of medical informatics is rapidly transforming the world of medicine — producing new insights for improving the quality and cost of care, new discoveries about causes and cures of disease, and new career opportunities for people interested in working in he…

What is a health data anlalyst?
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What is a Health Data Analyst?

As big data and the science of informatics continue to drive performance improvement efforts throughout the health care system, the role of health care data analyst has moved from behind the scenes to center stage.

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What is Health Care Analytics?

Can big data save lives? Advocates of the emerging field of health care analytics certainly believe it can.
Big data analytics is transforming the way organizations do business in dozens of industries.

What is Clinical Informatics?
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What is Clinical Informatics?

With all of the excitement around medical advancements — and health care industry job opportunities — made possible by the field of health informatics, it’s no wonder that so many people find themselves asking: What is clinical informatics? And how does it dif…

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5 Exciting Health Care Informatics Projects

Thanks to revolutionary technological advancements, modern medicine is poised for transformation from a “disease industry” to a “scientific wellness industry,” according to a report in healthcareitnews.com.

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Your Guide to Health Information Technology Terminology

It’s no secret that health information technology is revolutionizing the world of health care — producing dramatic changes both in the ways that physicians and institutions practice health care and in the ways that patients (now increasingly regarded as “consumers…

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USD Master’s Degree in Health Informatics Earns HIMSS Approval

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) has named the University of San Diego a HIMSS                Approved Education Partner — a distinction that credits USD’s Master of Science in Health Care Informatics degree program with meet…