Before writing these posts, I reflect on areas were I've had interactions related to informatics in my day to day life that catch my attention.
You may have noticed that I titled this reflection Genetics & Informatics. This is an areas we discuss during the Nursing Informatics Certification Exam Review (NICER) Program and it typically comes with some questions. How is genetics related to informatics?
Well, I have experienced this myself through professional informatics consulting with a large genetics company, and also personally, with my own health visits.
The professional informatics consulting involved working with a clinical information system to support the design and testing of their product before deployed to clients. The product provided cancer screening tools for genetic counselors to use when working with referred patients to determine their cancer risk. I worked to test the software in the same way that I would for any other clinical...