A clinical trial is a research study that seeks to answer a specific question about whether a medical strategy, treatment or device is safe for humans and improves patient outcomes.
An expert system is a program that uses artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to simulate the knowledge and judgment of humans. Expert systems usually include a subject-specific knowledge base and can have additional modules added to expand their capacities.
Genomics is the study of human genes and chromosomes.
Health informatics, a term that includes narrower fields such as clinical and nursing informatics, is the study and management of health information.
Precision medicine (PM) is a rapidly evolving development in healthcare in which physicians and other caregivers consider differences in genes, socioeconomic status and lifestyles when devising treatment regimens for patients.
Revenue cycle management (RCM) is the financial process, utilizing medical billing software, that healthcare facilities use to track patient care episodes from registration and appointment scheduling to the final payment of a balance.