Examples of Informatics in Nursing – Applying your Master of Science in Health Informatics

Examples of Informatics in Nursing
Nursing informatics is a field that has evolved as the use and storage of data have been integrated into the forefront of patient care and practice management. As technology has evolved over the years, so have examples of informatics in nursing. Though the profession of nursing remains the same, the daily work of these healthcare professionals is heavily influenced by informatics, with special attention to the accuracy and communication of patient data and care. What are some examples of informatics in nursing? Examples of informatics in nursing demonstrate how much the field has evolved, and show how nurses have integrated the use of data and new technologies to improve patient outcomes. Informatics is the practice of collecting, analyzing, and leveraging…

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Faculty Spotlight: Nicholas Flavin, MPH, Health Informatics Program

Nicholas Flavin, MPH faculty member, MSIN program at CGPS
Nicholas Flavin, MPH is a faculty member with the Health Informatics program at CGPS. Here, he talks about his professional experience and how that, combined with his passion for art, makes teaching a joy for him. You have an MPH – what drew you to teaching in the field of health informatics? My background is in healthcare, research, and teaching. I began as a teacher and I earned my MPH when I switched careers and started working in healthcare. After a while, I found myself being drawn to the health informatics world of data and data analytics. With the advent of the Electronic Medical Record (EMR), health informatics has become a huge piece of the healthcare puzzle. Working in the…

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Health Informatics Twitter Chat recap - catch up on what you missed!

Health Informatics Twitter Chat Recap
If you wanted to join our Health Informatics Twitter Chat on November 29th, 2016 but couldn’t, you’re in luck. We’ve compiled a list of the top questions received during the chat along with our answers. The chat served as an informal Q&A for prospective students to ask questions about the program, curriculum and the admissions process prior to the December 5th spring term admission deadline. We fielded questions from numerous curious tweeters on the Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics and the Master of Science in Health Informatics. A selection of the questions can be seen below. Q. Do I need letters of recommendation? Do I need to take the GRE to apply? A. No, the GRE is not needed.…

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