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Health Informatics is defined generally as understanding the meaning, relationships and properties of health care information as a basis for healthcare knowledge discovery, information retrieval, storage and dissemination for purposes of supporting the process and evaluation of health care of the public.

Driving Forces

  • Institute of Medicine (IOM) Reports
  • Academic Health Center's Role
  • Role of Center's for Excellence
  • Advancing Information Technology
  • Building on a successful Academic Business Partnership
  • Need for a cultural change

Components of the Center

  • Education
  • Professional Development
  • Clinical Care Processes
  • Research and Development
  • Partnerships
  • Knowledge Management
KU Center for Health Informatics

KU Center for Health Informatics
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 4043

Kansas City, KS 66160