Health Informatics

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MS in Health Informatics: Learning & Career Outcomes

Many of those entering a Master of Science in Health Informatics (MSHI) program are currently working in IT or in the health care industry, but many others are using the program to make a career change. Whether you are looking to advance an existing career or want to pursue a new career in health informatics, completing an MSHI program will certainly make a difference on your resume.

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The Role of Data Analytics in Health Care

Data Analytics is the process of examining raw datasets to find trends, draw conclusions and identify the potential for improvement.

Nicole Adisey

Nicole Adisey - A True Calling

A career in health informatics was always the plan for Nicole Adisey. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management at the University of Pittsburgh, completed two relevant internships, and began work as an associate business systems analyst at a health IT company shortly after graduation.

Dr. Dilhari DeAlmeida

Dr. Dilhari DeAlmeida

Dr. Dilhari DeAlmeida is currently serving as an associate professor for the Department of Health Information Management (HIM) at the University of Pittsburgh. She earned her BS in Molecular Biology, pursuing a career in that field for nearly a decade before changing direction.

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(Data) Driven to Stop the Spread

In late February, when Kelly Kravec (BS ’11) left her office at the Ambulatory eRecord Department of UPMC Information Services Division for a long-overdue family vacation, there were no known coronavirus cases in Allegheny County.

Alex Cutsumbis

Alex Cutsumbis - A Tale of Two Passions

There are many paths leading to a career in health informatics. For Alex Cutsumbis, health informatics – and data science – was a way to merge two backgrounds and enhance the knowledge he already possessed.