All Blog Posts Tagged 'Informatics' (10)

Health Informatics News Update

Interesting piece on healthcare execs being reliant on IT now more than ever.  Read more here:


Harvard researchers find a way to re-identity anonymous research patients – take a look at this: …


Added by Administrator on May 10, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Medinfo 2013 – World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics

Early bird registration is available until the 26th April for Medinfo 2013 World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics in Copenhagen:

Added by Administrator on April 26, 2013 at 3:23am — No Comments

6th International Conference of The Telemedicine Society of India (Telemedicon’10)

People interested in attending the conference can visit for further information

Added by Manisha on September 17, 2010 at 2:44am — No Comments

About Health Informatics

Since 1980s, the ancestors' of healthcare professionals lead the use of computer in healthcare to improve the quality of patient care. This field was developed rapidly and renamed Health Informatics (HI) in 1998. At the same year, the UK Foresight Report clarified this field as HI examines the organizational, professional and technical issues involved in the use of information systems to support patient-centered healthcare delivery. It includes activities like clinical decision-making,… Continue

Added by Mahmood Ghaleb Al-Bashayreh on July 26, 2010 at 10:15am — No Comments

CMAJ: Canadian medical schools slow to integrate health informatics into curriculum

Interesting article in the CMAJ about Health Informatics in medical schools:

In a world where Canada will spend billions to computerize all health records by 2016, it seems almost simple minded to ask if Canadian medical schools have begun training their students in how to create, understand, and make best use of that data.

Simple minded in theory, but when a quartet of researchers at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia surveyed 16 of Canada’s 17 medical…

Added by Chris Paton on July 16, 2010 at 12:36am — No Comments

Health Informatics News Roundup

National Health IT Projects

US HHS Grants $83.9 million for new Health IT Projects:

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced Thursday $83.9 million in grants to 45…

Added by Chris Paton on June 16, 2010 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Health Informatics Forum: Innovative Tools for Informed Decisions

Health Informatics Forum: Innovative Tools for Informed Decisions

Health informatics synthesizes relevant information technology tools with an understanding of health information and how it can be used to support better decisions and better health outcomes. The Health Informatics Forum will provide a hands-on opportunity to exchange ideas on informatics applications used in settings with low technical capacities and discuss how these tools inform decisionmakers at every level,…


Added by Bobby Jefferson on May 23, 2010 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Nursing Informatics?

A recent report sponsored by Enterprise Ireland; "Connected Health in Ireland - An All Ireland Review, April 2010", states that

  • "In future there will be a strong convergence of nursing and IT and the Island of Ireland has an opportunity to provide innovative multidisciplinary training in this direction to support the deployment of CH technologies
In the conclusions… Continue

Added by Peter Given on May 12, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Health informatics Outsourcing.

Health informatics outsourcing requires a lot of wrong decision can affect lives of many.And so medical industry getting chary of the service providers.

There are now lot of avenues via which medical industry submit their requirements and look for the service providers across the globe.

Are such avenues really helping the medical industry???? Is the inherent risk of outsourcing has been undermined?

What platforms you all prefer to submit your requirements??

I… Continue

Added by Sonal Maheshwari on March 5, 2010 at 12:29am — No Comments

Opportunities: Hiring Clinical Informatics Professionals

Informatics professionals are becoming more and more sought after by the Healthcare providers particularly hospitals and clinics. My team and I are interviewing qualified professionals who may qualify for any of the following Informatics Positions ..

Anyone interested can apply and submit your resume in word file to: or send to me directly at:

1. Position: Clinical Informatics Analyst III

Reports: Director of…

Added by Juntee Terrenal MA GMS on July 11, 2009 at 5:12am — No Comments

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