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Milwaukee School Of Engineering

Medical Informatics

Address:

1025 N. Broadway

Milwaukee,

WI

  53202-3109

United States

Phone:

1-414-277-6763

Fax:

1-414-277-7475

Program Information

Degree Offered

M.S. - Medical Informatics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Medical informatics focuses on the structures and algorithms necessary to manipulate the information used for decision making. This focus separates informatics from other medical disciplines where information content is the main objective. Medical informatics professionals design, implement and manage information systems used by health care organizations. These information systems are used by managers and practitioners to deliver more efficient and effective patient care. Medical informatics careers are available in hospitals, health maintenance organizations, insurance and software companies, consulting organizations, government agencies and research institutions. Large health care organizations hire clinical consultants to bridge the gap between clinicians and traditional information systems personnel. Ideally, these individuals are clinicians with an advanced degree in medical informatics. There is a rapidly growing need for skilled professionals who understand both information technology and the health care environment. MSOE's program is jointly offered with Medical College of Wisconsin.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Financial Aid Offered: No

Classification: Schools of Engineering and Technology

Institution Sector: Private not-for-profit

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 1,000 - 4,999