Will Internet help reshape health care?

October 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/01/97, Vol. 157 Issue 7, p865
Academic Journal
Highlights the role of the Internet in molding the health care delivery system. The effect on insurance companies being reduced administrative costs; The book `The Internet and Healthcare,' from the American College of Healthcare; Internet contact point for ordering the publication.


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