TITLE

Family Portraits

AUTHOR(S)
Scalise, Dagmara
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Feb2006, Vol. 80 Issue 2, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the Family History Initiative launched by the U.S. Surgeon General in 2004. The program encourages people to collect and write down their family health history. Hence, the Partners HealthCare System is installing laptops and computer kiosks in 15 hospital sites where employees can voluntarily fill out their family histories in nine languages.
ACCESSION #
19893457

 

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