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Health information and the consumer

Health information and the consumer

papers from a symposium held on 30th November 1994

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Published by Office of Health Economics in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jane Griffin.
ContributionsGriffin, Jane., Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry. Office of Health Economics.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 73p. :
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17292360M

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By law, your health information can be used and shared for speciic reasons not directly related to your care, like making sure doctors give good care, making sure nursing homes are clean and safe, reporting when the lu is in your area, or reporting as required by state or federal Size: KB. Consumer health informatics (CHI) is a sub-branch of health informatics that helps bridge the gap between patients and health resources. It is defined by the American Medical Informatics Association as "the field devoted to informatics from multiple consumer or patient views". The Consumer Health Informatics Working Group (CHIWG) of the International Medical .

Other information. Includes bibliographical references and indexes. OCLC eBooks on EBSCOhost Additional form. Print version: Rees, Alan M. Consumer health information source book. 5th ed. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, ISBN: (DLC) (OCoLC) ISBN.   The Medical Library at Saint Barnabas Medical Center has a strong collection of medical, nursing and allied health clinical information resources for the hospital's staff. In addition to serving the staff, the Medical Library also provides reliable Consumer Health information resources and services for patients, families, and members of the community.


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