What Is Health Informatics

What is Health Informatics?

Health Informatics is the forefront of healthcare innovation. This multi-disciplinary field revolves around the design, development, adoption and application of digital health technologies. We explore the strategic use of data, information and knowledge to revolutionize health and healthcare practices. 

Our Specialties


Healthcare Ecosystem 

Our research spans the entire healthcare ecosystem, examining health care from infancy to the elderly. We delve into the sociocultural context of health, considering physical and social environmental factors that influence well-being.

Faculty expert

Dr. Rebecca Meehan


Healthcare Information Technologies and Systems

In this specialization, we evaluate digital health and information systems. Our focus includes interoperability, technical communication within and between systems and the product management and development of digital health innovations.

Faculty expert

Dr. Rebecca Meehan

Featured Publications

  • Health Information Technology Use Among Nursing Assistants in Long Term Care: A User Study of a Touch Screen Point of Care System (2020)
    Journal: The Journal of Nursing Home Research Science (JNHRS)
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  • Proficiency of First Year Podiatric Medical Residents in the Use of Electronic Medical Records (2018)
    Journal: Perspectives in Health Information Management (Winter 2018)
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In the School of Information, we empower future leaders in Health Informatics. Explore the endless possibilities of transforming healthcare with digital technologies. Apply now to be part of a community dedicated to advancing health and well-being through cutting-edge research and expertise in Health Informatics.