Health Care Informatics



lecturer of pediatric, Menoufia University


Health informatics (also called Health Information Systems) uses information technology to organize and analyze health records to improve healthcare outcomes. Health Informatics deals with the resources, devices and methods to utilize acquisition, storage, retrieval, and use of information in health and medicine. Tools include medical terminology, information and communication systems and computer technology. Healthcare informatics provides electronic access to medical records for patients, doctors, nurses, hospital administrators, insurance companies and heath information technicians. The Health Informatics field is rapidly growing and there are many online and on-campus certificate and degree programs in health informatics and health information management at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.


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