Skip to main content

three-people-looking-at-paper-plant-to-the-left

Technology has changed almost every aspect of the way we live and work, including our approach to healthcare. Medical providers, clinical facilities and payers are increasingly adopting technology that can help them achieve the goals of higher-quality care at lower cost. Health informatics is a ra...

Continue Reading...

Doctor-checking-paperwork
"A doctor check his patients' paperwork" by World Bank Photo Collection is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

The history of health informatics begins almost 70 years ago. In the wake of World War II, several doctors and researchers were examining the role that computers could play in helping to d...

Continue Reading...

chris-hudak-headshot-blog

In the early ‘90s, Christine Hudak was a staff development instructor when someone asked her if she could show the hospital’s nurses how to use the new computer system. Although her background was in nursing, she went further to teach, develop and coordinate the first installation of software acro...

Continue Reading...

five-people-talking-around-table-backlit-by-window-behind-woman-on-right

Are you looking to advance in a career that puts you at the forefront of patient care, yet doesn't involve hands-on treatment? A health informatics (HI) master’s degree or postbaccalaureate certificate program may be your next step.

HI degree graduates draw on a broad skill set, including prior...

Continue Reading...

woman studying healthcare data charts on a laptop

If you're wondering if a health informatics degree is worth it, you're probably considering a career pivot into the HI field. Or perhaps you're hoping to earn a leadership role. With the prevalence of electronic health care records, patient-generated data from wearable health devices and the rise...

Continue Reading...

doctor-in-white-coat-and-glasses-with-man-in-checkered-shirt-and-nurse-in-teal-scrubs-in-front-of-white-board

Health informatics is the intersection between technology and healthcare, making health informatics an excellent career choice for anyone who enjoys analyzing systems, organizing information, and working with technology in a context that changes lives. Even though you wouldn't work directly with p...

Continue Reading...

Stethoscope-On-Top-Of-Color-Pie-And-Bar-Charts-And-Data-Numbers

What Is Healthcare Analytics and Why Does It Matter?

As the average human lifespan increases along with the global population data analytics in healthcare is poised to make a large difference in modern treatment. The use of healthcare analytics can potentially reduce the cost of treatment, predi...

Continue Reading...

Scientist In Lab Reviewing Data On Clipboard

Maybe you have spent your career working in healthcare and are interested in shifting directions to put your analytical skills to the test. Or perhaps you have a solid background in analytics and data analysis and you're looking to find the right field where you can apply your skills in a meaningf...

Continue Reading...

Health-Informatics-Director-Meets-With-Team-In-Hospital-Boardroom

Health informatics and nursing informatics utilize technology and data to create change that may lead to more efficient delivery of care, better patient care, improved health outcomes and lower costs. Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) and Master of Science in Nursing with an Informati...

Continue Reading...

Assistant-Professor-Rebecca-Meehan

Healthcare technology is evolving at a rapid pace, so we sat down with Kent State University professor, Rebecca Meehan, to discuss emerging trends in health informatics. She gave us her thoughts on everything from AI in healthcare and patient-generated health data to wearable EKGs and virtual visi...

Continue Reading...