TITLE

Health Care Terminology for the Electronic Era

AUTHOR(S)
Chalmers, Robert J. G.
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jun2006, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p729
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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
ACCESSION #
21258753

 

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