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Title Computational technology for effective health care : immediate steps and strategic directions / William W. Stead and Herbert S. Lin, editors ; Committee on Engaging the Computer Science Research Community in Health Care Informatics, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council
Edition Pre-publication copy--subject to further editorial correction
Published Washington, DC : National Academies Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (119 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Health care in the United States today -- 2. A Vision for 21st century health care and wellness -- 3. Crossing the health care IT chasm -- 4. Principles for success -- 5. Research challenges -- 6. Recommendations -- 7. Concluding thoughts -- Appendix A. Committee members and staff -- Appendix B. Meeting and site visit agendas and site visit methodology -- Appendix C. Observations, consequences, and opportunities: the site visits of the committee
Summary "The National Library of Medicine launched this study to support the engagement of individuals from the computer science research community in meeting two challenges posed by health care information technology: identifying how today's computer science-based methodologies and approaches might be applied more effectively to health care, and explicating how the limitations in these methodologies and approaches might be overcome through additional research and development. The study described in this report was conducted by an interdisciplinary committee of experts in biomedical informatics, computer science and information technology (including databases, security, networking, human-computer interaction, and large-scale system deployments), and health care providers (e.g., physicians who have worked with information technologies). The committee's work focused primarily on understanding the nature and impact of the information technology investments made by major health care institutions."--Page vii
Subject Medical care.
Medical informatics.
Delivery of Health Care.
Hospital Information Systems.
Information Management.
Medical Informatics.
Form Electronic book
Author Lin, Herbert.
Stead, William W.
National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Engaging the Computer Science Research Community in Health Care Informatics.
ISBN 0309130514