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.

 

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Explore Capella’s bachelor’s, master’s, and certificate programs in health information management, health care informatics, and nursing informatics:

 

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