Definitions for Informatics
information science, informatics, information processing, IP(noun)
the sciences concerned with gathering, manipulating, storing, retrieving, and classifying recorded information
a branch of information science, and of computer science, that focuses on the study of information processing,and particularly as respect to systems integration and human interactions with machine and data.
Origin: Coined 1957 or shortly thereafter from ; possibly influenced by automation and automatic.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The field of information science concerned with the analysis and dissemination of data through the application of computers.