What can the Internet do for me?

Lampitt, Warren
April 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;04/15/97, Vol. 156 Issue 8, p1203
Academic Journal
Addresses the importance of the Internet to physicians in Canada. Percentage of Canadian physicians who use the Internet; Reasons for low number of physicians using the Internet; Advantages of Internet use. INSET: Cool sites..


Related Articles

  • Practice Management Made Easy. Kearns, Kerry M.; Knopf, Gail // Health Management Technology;Jun2000, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p18 

    Discusses ways to encourage physicians into engaging in the Internet. Advantages of having access to an application services provider; Benefits of the Internet in solving administrative problems; Electronic commerce solutions offered by the Internet.

  • Email contact between doctor and patient. Pal, Badal // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);05/22/99, Vol. 318 Issue 7195, p1428 

    Focuses on the growing use of the Internet among doctors in practicing their profession. Advantages in using the internet; Information on the number of patients who are using the Internet; Guidelines set by the American Medical Association for electronic-mail communication between doctors and...

  • More physicians surf the Internet.  // Dermatology Times;Feb2000, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p30 

    Presents findings on physicians using the Internet by the American Medical Association in New York. Percentage increase in physicians using the Internet; Integration of the Internet with medical practice; Plans of physicians in gaining access to the World Wide Web; Promotion of medical practice...

  • A NEED FOR SPEED.  // Dermatology Times;Nov2003, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p72 

    Reports on the finding that 80 percent of physician executives surveyed by "Modern Physician" and PricewaterhouseCoopers have high-speed Internet access. Forrester Research's survey on physicians' use of technology.

  • Round and Round. Heimoff, Steven H. // Modern Physician;Jan2000, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p24 

    Discusses the efforts of physician practice management companies (PPM) to stay in the business. Example of a PPM that went into bankruptcy; Role of the Internet in saving the PPM industry; Other ways of adding value to their services.

  • Help your patients surf the Net safely. Grandinetti, Deborah A. // Medical Economics;03/06/2000, Vol. 77 Issue 5, p186 

    Offers tips for physicians to help their patients surf the Internet. Impact of the Internet on the doctor-patient relationship; Availability of health information online; Ways to influence choices in Web sites; Development of a handout to guide patients' Internet surfing. INSETS: An expert's...

  • Languages at a single click. Gibson, Mark // GP: General Practitioner;1/20/2003, p51 

    Focuses on the use of Internet by Great Britain-based general practitioners (GP) to find online multilingual resources designed to fulfill the requirements of foreign language patients. Diversity in languages in Great Britain; Web sites providing advice for patients in various languages.

  • Physicians are becoming more comfortable with the Internet. Rose, Joan R. // Medical Economics;9/23/2002, Vol. 79 Issue 18, p13 

    Reports on the impact of the Internet on the practice of medicine in the U.S. Percentage of primary care physicians with Web sites; Proportion of physicians using the Internet; Reception of older physicians to the Internet.

  • Technology mitigates distance when doctors travel. Jay Wisnicki, H. // Ophthalmology Times;4/1/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p58 

    Focuses on the role of technology on a doctor's practice. Significance of the emergence of websites; Availability of tools for the doctor to keep in touch with a patient; Presentation of an Internet tool for physicians who needs to be away from his practice.


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics