ABOUT SCIENCE DISCIPLINE “MEDICAL INFORMATICS” AND KNOWLEDGE PRESENTATION FOR STUDENTS AND DOCTORS IN THE ERA OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES
The development of the scientific discipline “medical informatics” has accelerated significantly due to the introduction of computer technologies. But this science existed long before them. Informatics is the science of the general properties and structure of data and information, the laws of its creation, transformation, accumulation, transmission and use for scientific and practical purposes. Clinical practice and decision-making in healthcare management are impossible without data collection, presentation and analysis. The article discusses the basic concepts and architecture of the discipline “medical informatics”, as well as ways to create and bring new knowledge to medical students and practitioners. Classical book editions and new digital knowledge databases are considered. New tools necessary for their development are described, examples of Russian and foreign knowledge bases with links are given.
Keywords:medical informatics; structure and content of the discipline medical informatics; forms of presentation of new knowledge; digital knowledge bases; knowledge presentation for healthcare professionals
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Conflict of interest. The author declares no conflict of interest.
For citation: Ulumbekova G.E. About science discipline “medical informatics” and knowledge presentation for students and doctors in the era of digital technologies. Meditsinskoe obrazovanie i professional’noe razvitie [Medical Education and Professional Development]. 2022; 13 (1): 83–95. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33029/2220-8453-2022-13-1-83-95 (in Russian)
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