Infomatics

From Data to Knowledge and Wisdom!

How does data become knowledge and finally wisdom? Explain the relationship between knowledge acquisition, knowledge processing, knowledge generation, knowledge dissemination, and wisdom. Then provide examples from your clinical practice (or past work experiences) according to the following:

  1. Examples      of knowledge acquisition
  2. Examples      of knowledge generation
  3. Examples      of knowledge processing
  4. Examples      of knowledge dissemination
  5. Examples      of the use of feedback

 

Informatics and the Development of Standards

Discuss the roles of federal, state, and local public health agencies in the development of standards for informatics in healthcare.

 

Technology: Benefits and Future Trends

What technology do you find most beneficial to use in your work or school setting? Least beneficial? Why do you find this tool useful or not? Then, using your imagination, look to the future and think about how this tool could be enhanced even further. Describe your dream technology, with consideration for patient care and safety.