Faces of AMIA

Jyotishman Pathak, PhD


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March 23-27, San Francisco

2015 Joint Summits

Theme: accelerating precision medicine and patient-centered outcomes research through discovery, development and delivery

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AMIA 2015: Call for Participation


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Prerna Dua, PhD, RHIA, CHTS-IM

I teach healthcare courses which has computation elements in them, such as databases of healthcare, computerized efficient support systems ...

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May 28-29, Boston

iHealth 2015 Conference

Clinicians heal people.
Informatics heals health care.

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What is Informatics?

Biomedical informatics (BMI) is the interdisciplinary, scientific field that studies and pursues the effective uses of biomedical data, information, and knowledge for scientific inquiry, problem solving and decision making, motivated by efforts to improve human health.


Featured Programs

  • Introduction to Biomedical and Health Informatics

    The course begins on April 1, 2015

    The goal of the OHSU 10x10 course is to provide a detailed overview of biomedical and health informatics to those who will work at the interface of healthcare and information technology (IT).

  • Interprofessional Health Informatics Course

    The course begins on April 8, 2015.

    This course is directed to both a generic overview of nursing and health informatics and the specific application of information and communication technologies in the clinical area.

  • Survey Course of The Field of Health Informatics

    The course begins on March 2, 2015!

    This web-based course provides a broad survey of health informatics focused on five themes: health informatics foundations; clinical decision support; human/organizational factors/public health/consumer health informatics and current issues in health informatics including best practices.

  • Columbia University offers rigorous training in the information and computational sciences integrated with exposures to real-world systems in the clinical and research settings.

  • The University began offering training in health informatics in the 1970s and counts among its alumni some of the leading figures in the field. Today, that tradition of excellence continues in two educational programs available through the Department - the Master of Science in Health Informatics and the Health Informatics Ph.D. Course work combines classes in computer science, health informatics, and health management.