Health Informatics

Coast to Coast Innovative Solutions offers Health Informatics as a consulting service. The primary goal of this service is to help physician practices utilize the benefits of an electronic health record to improve quality and enhance profitability. This program requires very little participation from the practice to implement. The results of this program are simple steps/instructions/knowledge to optimize various functionalities in a medical practice. Health Informatics can optimize nearly every portion of a medical practice. The compliance measures and government standards utilize Health Informatics to achieve sought after results. By virtue of using a electronic health record application, a practice can benefit from Health Informatics.

What is Health Informatics

Health Informatics is a part of the INFORMATION GOVERNANCE process. As a field of study, it is part of DATA SCIENCE.

AHIMA states that Information Governance (IG) “serves the dual purpose of optimizing the ability to extract clinical and business value from healthcare information while simultaneously meeting compliance needs and mitigating risk”.

Healthcare Informatics is the management and implementation of knowledge gained from Healthcare Analytics.

Healthcare Analytics is the act of extracting clinical and business value from healthcare information.

C2C Health Informatics Model

C2C Health Informatics Process

Coast to Coast Innovative Solutions Health Informatics is divided into 3 categories:

  • Data Management
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Reporting

More importantly, there are 9 activities involved. These are the defined actions that could be taken to complete an analysis.

  • Formulate Strategies and Methods
  • Integrate Sources
  • Analyze Data
  • Interpret Results
  • Validate Findings
  • Design Metrics and Criteria
  • Generate Monitors
  • Present Knowledge
  • Provide Processes

Please contact us for more information on Health Informatics.

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