• Medical Research Institute - Sri Lanka

  • Medical Research Institute - Sri Lanka

What is Health Information/ Informatics ?

Introduction to Health Informatics

Health informatics is the field concerned with the acquisition, use, and storage of information in healthcare, biomedical research and public health. It also includes many facets of IT as applied in the healthcare environment.

Health Informatics discusses the various types of Health Information Systems and cover topics related to the implementation of IT in the healthcare settings including decision-making in patient care, clinical workflow, network infrastructures and databases, standards and interoperability issues, healthcare IT project management, patient data privacy and challenges associated with IT implementation in healthcare institutes.

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