Is there a Difference Between Informatics and Data Science?

By William Hersh MD – I am increasingly asked to describe the difference between data science and biomedical informatics. Distinguishing these disciplines takes on added importance with the recent publication of the NIH Advisory Committee to the Director, National Library of Medicine (NLM) Working Group, report on the future of the NLM, which calls for NLM to become a leader in data science at NIH.

Future of Informatics

Implementation to Analytics: Future Work of Informatics William Hersh, MD Professor and Chair, OHSU  Blog: Informatics Professor I am occasionally asked whether the work of…