Informatics

Definition

Informatics is the field of applied information science and computer science whose ultimate goal is to assist people with the aid of computers.

Further Resources

Bernstam EV, Tenenbaum JD, & Kuperman GJ. (2014). Preserving an integrated view of informatics(link is external). Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 21(e1), e178–e179. doi.org/10.1136/amiajnl-2013-002262

Friedman CP. (2013). What informatics is and isn’t(link is external). Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 20(2), 224–226. doi.org/10.1136/amiajnl-2012-001206

Han D, Wang S, Jiang C, Jiang X, Kim H-E, Sun J, & Ohno-Machado L. (2015). Trends in biomedical informatics: automated topic analysis of JAMIA articles(link is external). Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 22(6), 1153–1163. doi.org/10.1093/jamia/ocv157

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