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This portal has been developed to provide information and tools in bioinformatics and health informatics for researchers, professors, students, clinicians and general public focused on medical institutions in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean.

Bioinformatics
“The organization and analysis of biological and related information, involving the use of computers to develop databases, retrieval mechanisms, and data analysis tools, especially in the fields of molecular biology, structural biology, and genetics”.
National Library of Medicine – NIH – Bioinformatics
Health Informatics
“The interdisciplinary study of the design, development, adoption and application of IT-based innovations in healthcare services delivery, management and planning”.
National Library of Medicine – NIH – Health Informatics

More simple definitions can be found at: Community.