Introduction to Clinical Research Informatics

  • Rachel L. RichessonEmail author
  • James E. Andrews
  • Kate Fultz Hollis
Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)


This chapter provides essential definitions and overviews important constructs and methods within the subdomain of clinical research informatics. The chapter also highlights theoretical and practical contributions from other disciplines. This chapter sets the tone and scope for the text, highlights important themes, and describes the content and organization of chapters.


Clinical research informatics definition CRI Theorem of informatics American Medical Informatics Association Biomedical informatics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rachel L. Richesson
    • 1
    Email author
  • James E. Andrews
    • 2
  • Kate Fultz Hollis
    • 3
  1. 1.Duke University School of NursingDurhamUSA
  2. 2.School of Information, College of Arts and SciencesUniversity of South FloridaTampaUSA
  3. 3.Oregon Health & Science UniversityPortlandUSA

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