Capella University defines informatics as the use of data to drive change in health care that leads to improved patient care, improved population health, and lower costs.
Here’s a quick guide to help you better understand the differences in health care and nursing informatics, as well as potential career paths for each.
Explore Capella’s bachelor’s, master’s, and certificate programs in health information management, health care informatics, and nursing informatics:
- BS in Health Care Administration, Health Information Management
- BS in Information Technology, Health Information Management
- MHA, Health Care Informatics
- Graduate Certificate, Health Care Informatics