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Defining and Applying Health Informatics

Presented by Megan Landry, the UNE Online Health Informatics Program Manager, this talk discusses the background of health informatics, why it's important, and how widespread it has become in today’s modern world. In this presentation, Megan uses real-life examples to...

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Meet Illumeo by Philips: Powered by Health Informatics

Expected to reach a market share of $6.6 billion by 2021 and improve health outcomes by 30-40%, artificial intelligence is actively competing as the new landscape of health management and care. Faced with a new challenge to meet technological demand, hospitals and...

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Igniting FHIR for Healthcare

As a promising solution to the challenge of healthcare interoperability, FHIR threads together all the pieces of a patient’s story to allow for a more comprehensive and detailed point of care. With internet-based consumer experiences becoming the new global standard,...

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Webinar: Blockchain Principles & Practice in Healthcare

Learn more about blockchain fundamentals and how this digital technology works within healthcare. Blockchain has already found ways to improve security, interoperability, and enhance the overall patient experience. Where will this ledger-based system take healthcare...

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Health Informatics Landscape White Paper

The Emerging Health Informatics Landscape: What and Where? A Look at Portland, Maine The healthcare industry is an important employer in the state of Maine. Of the top ten largest private employers in the state, four are health systems. Home to the largest hospital in...

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Health Informatics and the Importance of Health Literacy

On August 2, 2001 I was unexpectedly relocated to a foreign country. Since I had never been there, the locals took it upon themselves to direct me where to go and what to do to, and how to manage the necessary tasks to survive. Unfortunately, it was all in their...

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What Exactly is Health Informatics?

Health informatics can mean different things to different people depending on where you work in the healthcare spectrum. Is it someone that can build a database and manipulate data using programs like R and Stata? Yes, it is. Is it a person who has expertise...

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The Evolution of Health Informatics

National Health IT Week is a wonderful opportunity to consider the many ways that technology and data have made an impact on the health and healthcare around the globe. While there is still so much work to do to make technology in healthcare the seamless system we...

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A Discussion of Health Informatics

What is Health Informatics? Health Informatics is the intersection of health and technology. Health Informatics professionals work to improve healthcare delivery through the integration of data and patient care – in order to achieve better patient outcomes. For more...

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HIMSS Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum

The Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum, hosted by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) was held on October 24-25 in Boston. The University of New England’s Graduate Program in Health Informatics was pleased to have an official...

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