TITLE

Curricula reform needed to develop more tech-savvy physicians

AUTHOR(S)
Webster, Paul Christopher
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/12/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 10, pE621
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance of educational reforms in medical schools in Canada to prepare future physicians to utilize electronic technologies for health purposes. It states that Canada Health Infoway Inc. and the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) are selected to review medical curricula reform. According to Jennifer Zelmer from Infoway, the lack of physician training could create a barrier in Canada's initiative to implement electronic health technologies.
ACCESSION #
64596321

 

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