Health informatics is: the knowledge, skills and tools which enable information to be collected, managed, used and shared to support the delivery of healthcare and to promote health. (taken from the National Health Service, UK).

Faculty from Dalhousie University share their definitions of Health Informatics in the video above.

Health Informatics will change the face of health care by its influence on clinical care, health services administration research, and public and provider education. -- David Zitner, MA, MD, FCFP, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University (as seen in the video above)

Health informatics training is a passport to an incredibly exciting professional journey, where information is the electricity of widely dispersed, yet integrated central nervous systems within which the public, providers, administrators and policy makers see information transform to knowledge, with profound influences on informed debate, understanding, power, and health outcomes. -- Thomas Noseworthy, MSc, MPH, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FCCP, FCCM, CHE, Professor & Director, Centre for Health and Policy Studies, University of Calgary (below)

What's New in Health Informatics at Dalhousie University

Learning to help make a difference back home: Insights to Success with Khalid Tearo -- An MHI graduate shares his insight into studying at Dalhousie University

Please see the EVENTS Page for current activities.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Faculty Position, Tenure Stream, Medical Informatics Program, Dalhousie University. Deadline for applications: Oct. 17, 2014

Sahar Alsharif, one of our Master of Health Informatics students, has won third prize in the AHIC Poster Contest. Congratulations, Sahar!

Emerging Professionals: Where We've Been and Where We're Going: Brittany Barnett, MHI graduate

Health Informatics faculty and staff are pleased to wish all the best to our third Master of Health Informatics Academic Achievement Award winners. These graduates of the program received their awards at the Health Informatics Intensive on September 4, 2013.

  • Gold Award: Mete Erdogan(on the left)
  • Silver Award: M. Angela Lawlor (on the right)
  • Bronze Award: Khalid Tearo (no photo available - see above for his comments on studying at Dal)

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