Why I am pursuing a master’s degree in health informatics
The application period for KI’s programs opened around two weeks ago and this has made me think about my reasons for applying last year. I want to share them with you in this post.
My decision to pursue a master’s degree in health informatics was shaped by my work experience and my desire to deepen my knowledge in health informatics.
I think that a master’s degree in health informatics will put me in a better position in terms of my career in the future. My foray into this field started when I started working as a Municipal Health Officer in the Philippines under the Doctors to the Barrios Program of the Department of Health. My work consisted of giving clinical services, managing the Municipal Health Office and taking charge of local implementation of national and local public health programs. Doing all these required keeping track of vast amount of data…
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