Medical information science or medical informatics is the research and application of information science and technology in the field of healthcare. More specifically, it's using technology to help organize, analyze, manage, and use information in healthcare.

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    Medical informaticists develop strategies, manage people and projects, coordinate priorities, and work with senior clinical and administrative leaders to develop and integrate healthcare information systems into the medical setting. Learn what you can do to prepare yourself for this growing field.

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