Health informatics is the use of digital platforms, artificial intelligence, big data and analytics to improve health and care. Applied health informatics is when these tools are used to enable research projects.
NIHR ARC West provides national leadership on applied health informatics across the ARCs. This work is part of NIHR’s national leadership areas and is linked to our applied data science methodological theme.
At our inaugural cross-ARC meeting in 2019 we agreed that we would focus on: