Each thread must be at least 600 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. Each thread must include at least 1 biblical integration and 2 peer-reviewed source citations in current APA format in addition to the textbooks.
Topic: Health Informatics, Theoretical Foundations, and Practice Evolution:
Discuss how health informatics evolved from being a concept to becoming a discipline or specialty. Emphasize the importance of the formation of professional organizations and educational programs in advancing health informatics as a field. As you begin to conduct research, explore (and cite in your discussion) an early journal article or excerpt from a seminal book on the topic of health informatics. If applicable, how has informatics evolved since then?
Braunstein: chs. 1–2
Nelson & Staggers: chs. 1–5