Get to know health informatics
The IHI's Dr. Saif Khairat recently sat down with AHC communications to talk about health informatics and his role in the IHI.
IHI core faculty member explains the rise of health informatics
IHI's Dr. Stuart Speedie explains why informatics is a field that will continue to grow.
50 Years of Informatics
Review the History of Health Informatics at the University of Minnesota.
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For fifty years, health informaticians at the University of Minnesota have epitomized interprofessionalism in research and education. When the University’s Academic Health Center was created in 1970 and a “team approach” to education, research, and practice was made a core tenet of its mission, the health computer science faculty (a precursor to the current health informatics faculty) was already fulfilling this mission.
IHI Oral History
Stanley Finkelstein begins by discussing his educational background and his arrival at the University of Minnesota. He describes at length his research in the field of home monitoring and telehealth, including his research with Jay N. Cohn on the development of a device to measure and monitor arteriovascular compliance in order to diagnose and monitor hypertension and congestive heart failure; his research with Warren Warwick and the development of the first home monitoring system for cystic fibrosis patients; and the subsequent development of home monitoring of lung transplant patients in collaboration with Marshall Hertz. ...