Informatics: Science of Information

Informatics: Science of Information

Informatics The Science of Information Is the science of information and computer information systems. As an academic field it involves the practice of information processing, and the engineering of information systems. The field considers the interaction between humans and information Continue reading Informatics: Science of Information

Master Patient Index (MPI)

A master patient index (MPI) is an electronic medical database that holds information on every patient registered at a healthcare organization.

Master Patient Index (MPI) A master patient index MPI is an electronic medical  database that is used across a healthcare organization to maintain consistent, accurate and current demographic and essential medical data on the patients seen and managed within its various departments. Continue reading Master Patient Index (MPI)

Health Informatics

Health informatics technology includes the electronics and information technology used during the course of patient care, a practice also known as clinical informatics

Health informatics Health informatics is a multidisciplinary field that uses health information technology (HIT) to improve health care via any combination of higher quality, higher efficiency (spurring lower cost and thus greater availability), and new opportunities. The disciplines involved include information Continue reading Health Informatics