This written assignment is to be completed according the APA format for scholarly papers. Review the YouTube videos for information on setting up an APA paper. In a 3 to 5 page paper (excluding the title and reference page):
1. Define and Discuss Informatics
2.Discuss the Theory of Information.
3. Give examples of information being used in hospitals, clinics, freestanding diagnostic centers, freestanding laboratory’s, quality control tools. What types of informatics (programs and concepts) are reflected in the literature?
4. Discuss advantages and challenges.
5. Describe a couple of these future developments and discuss their impact on and uses in healthcare.
6. A conclusion is a summary of what was stated in the paper. For this assignment, in a addition to your summary, you are to include your personal thoughts about the use of infomatics in healthcare, identify your experience with informatics, and what do you see as your needs to advance you knowledge of tools available to utilize the concept of informatics in health care delivery.
7. This assignment will require peer-reviewed research. See the tutorials on using the library and the article on What Is A Peer Reviewed Article. You may use you text book, but it is not a peer reviewed journal.
8. Nursing journals are preferred but other professional peer reviewed journals are acceptable.