Clinical and Health Informatics focuses on the application of informatics methods and tools to solve healthcare challenges. Our students and researchers with a focus on this domain are helping clinicians and healthcare providers improve the lives of patients around the globe. Topics include Clinical Decision Support, EHR Usability and Workflow, Human Factors Engineering, Visualization, Public Health Informatics, Patient Safety, Telemedicine, Social Media, Mobile and Connected Health, and Health Services Research. Students and researchers in Clinical and Health Informatics work closely with those in Health Data Science and AI and Bioinformatics and Systems Medicine.
Students can pursue an education in Clinical and Health Informatics under the following academic programs: Graduate Certificate, Master of Science (MS), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), and Doctorate of Health Informatics (DHI). Students are admitted to the school, not a specific department, so that they can obtain a broad and comprehensive education experience while specializing with an in-depth training in the three areas offered by the Department of Health Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, Department of Clinical and Health Informatics, and Department of Bioinformatics and Systems Medicine.
In addition to a core set of foundational courses for all concentrations, the following are selected courses focusing on Clinical and Health Informatics.
We crunched the numbers and they don't lie.
|Career Outcomes for Clinical Informatics and Health Informatics|
|Average Salary||Average Salary Range|
|Houston||$121,910||$73,855 - $200,729|
|Texas||$123,721||$51,204 - $196,641|
|Nationwide||$127,427||$70,315 - $200,000|