Health Care Terminology for the Electronic Era

Chalmers, Robert J. G.
June 2006
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jun2006, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p729
Academic Journal
The article reports on the efforts of various governments to develop integrated electronic health care records. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson has appointed the National Health Information Technology Coordinator to oversee President George W. Bush's goal to ensure that Americans will have electronic records within 10 years. The European Union has established several goals for its member states to achieve by 2010


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