Health Informatics

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September 29, 2022
If your goal is to positively impact patient care, medical administration, public health and scientific research, there's no better time to earn an MSHI at the University of Pittsburgh.
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August 11, 2022
Maybe you're asking yourself, "Is a master's in health informatics worth it?" The answer is yes.
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August 4, 2022
Health informatics is the future of medicine and medical research. As the rate of data generation in health care has increased, so has the need for qualified domain experts capable of working with Big Data in this complex sector.
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August 2, 2022
Informaticists are already some of the highest earners in non-clinical health care jobs. However, informatics specialists with the following skills can earn even more.
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May 16, 2022
Patient care and medical research generate massive quantities of data, so the job outlook for professionals in informatics, health data analytics and health IT is strong. Here's how to switch careers to work in these fields.
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January 24, 2022
Many frontline health care workers earn an online master's in health informatics program in order to take on new roles with more regular hours, less stress and remote work opportunities.
A woman typing on a computer next to a stethoscope.
October 7, 2021
With a master's degree in the field of health informatics, you might launch a career capturing, analyzing and communicating data to support patient care, health care administration or medical and public health research.
Professor Valerie Watzlaf.
October 5, 2021
"We used to have these huge books where you'd have to look for the medical code. Those won't even exist anymore. Everything will truly be digital or electronic."
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September 13, 2021
An MS in Health Informatics from Pitt SHRS is an asset no matter where you are in your career.
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August 30, 2021
A health informatics master's degree can lead you down many different career paths.