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Medical informatics

Medical Informatics is the name given to the application of information technology to healthcare. It is the:

"understanding, skills and tools that enable the sharing and use of information to deliver healthcare and promote health" (British Medical Informatics Society).

Medical informatics is sometimes called health informatics. This later-generation term reflects the substantive contribution of the citizen and of non-medical professions to the generation and usage of healthcare data.

Aspects of the field

These include:

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