Glossary of Health Care and Medical Terms
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Clinical Informatics is an application area of Biomedical Informatics which addresses the patient care domain.Clinical informatics is often further broken down into specific fields or subareas such as health informatics, medical informatics, nursing informatics, dentistry informatics, and pharmacy informatics. When the applications of informatics technologies focus on patients or healthy individuals as the primary users, this is considered to be consumer health informatics.