Clinical Informatics for PAs – A primer

Clinical Informatics is the field that promotes understanding, integration and application of information technology in healthcare settings. This course will show you how informatics has grown as a discipline with the changes in Health Information Technology over the years, from EMRs and Meaningful Use to Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the definition, origin, and drivers of clinical informatics
  • Describe the key players involved in health/clinical informatics
  • List the barriers to health information technology (HIT) adoption
  • Describe what is the role of the Clinical Informaticist