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Medical Informatics

"Medical Informatics" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The field of information science concerned with the analysis and dissemination of medical data through the application of computers to various aspects of health care and medicine.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Medical Informatics" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Medical Informatics" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 418 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 43 publications in 2016
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Funded by the NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant number UL1TR001102, and through institutional support from Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.