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1CLINICAL INFORMATICS: WHAT ROLE DOES IT PLAY IN QUALITY, SAFETYAND POPULATION HEALTH?Introduction:Clinical informatics is the newest advancement in the health care system. According tothe American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), clinical informatics is theimplementation of information technology in the health care system to promote the healthcareservices (Clinical Informatics). This introduction of computers into the health care system hascovered a wide range of issues, including from clinical documentation to provide quality care tothe patients. Informatics is implemented in different areas of the health care system likeBioinformatics, clinical informatics, consumer health informatics, and public health informatics(Jha, 2009).Nursing Informatics in Healthcare System:Nursing informatics is an important aspect for the improvement of quality, safety andhealth of the population. The major issues nursing informatics focus are by tracking anddocumenting nursing care provided to the patients. Nursing informatics can help to design a