“Public health informatics is defined as] the systematic application of information and computer science and technology to public health practice, research, and learning.” Yasnoff et al. (2000).
Public health informatics is defined as the, “ science of applying Information-Age technology to serve the specialized needs of public health” (Friede, Blum, & McDonald, 1995, p. 239).
Yasnoff WA, O’Carroll PW, Koo D, Linkins RW, Kilbourne E. Public Health Informatics: Improving and transforming public health in the information age. J Public Health Management Practice 2000; 6(6):67-75.