Health informatics deals with the storage and retrieval of medical information and data. This information is used to solve problems and involves the use of science, information technology, and data analysis. Using this information improves healthcare technology and the delivery of healthcare to patients.
- Epidemiological and Physiological Models
A review of the use epidemiological models and physiological models in health care.
- How Faxing Medical Records Poses a Threat to Patient Privacy
The benefits that come from making patients' records more available using technology must be be balanced against patient privacy. This article deals with faxes, which I regard as the worst possible way to transmit patient information, with a very high risk of breaches in confidentiality
- The Features of Google Health are Safe, Secure and Free
We all are familiar with the most widely used search engine Google. However, there are lots of features available in the Google lab that we are not aware of. And one of the fantastic features is Google Health. So, what is unique about Google Health and how it can help users on the Web?
- Clinical Decision Support System Overview
What is a clinical decision support system? This article is an in depth overview to answer this question.
- Introduction to the Evolution of Medical Technology
This article provides a short look into the development of medical technology from Hippocrates time to the 20th century.
- Innovative Tools for Online Healthcare services
This article will give examples of innovative tools for online healthcare services and explain how and why this type of innovation in healthcare services is deemed beneficial for now and the future.
- Benefits of the WebMD Check Symptoms Feature
The WebMD Symptom Checker tool is used by millions of people. Find out who benefits the most from this tool.
- Online Health Management with Health Care Technology
People are taking on more of a participatory role in their own health care with the advent of several useful online health management tools. Learn how you can use these tools to take control of your own health.
- WebMD 101: Features of the WebMD Site
WebMD is a popular medical content portal, but did you know that the site offers several features such as a pill identifier and physician locator? Find out more in the full article.