TITLE

Canadian medical schools slow to integrate health informatics into curriculum

AUTHOR(S)
Strauss, Stephen
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/7/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 12, pE551
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the integration of health informatics in the core curriculum of medical schools in Canada. It states that researchers from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia discovered that out of the 16 medical schools in the nation, none of them had included health informatics in the curricula. Moreover, Kendall Ho, director of electronic-health strategy at University of British Columbia in Vancouver, is working on the inclusion of e-health education as a central component.
ACCESSION #
54110639

 

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