In health care, informatics as the use of data to drive change that leads to improved patient care, improved population health, and lower costs.

Health care informatics if often business-facing, while nursing informatics is focused on patient care. Capella offers numerous informatics programs in nursing and health care. Here’s a quick guide to help you better understand the differences in the fields, 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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