Health and the New Media: Technologies Transforming Personal and Public Health / Edition 1by Linda M. Harris
Pub. Date: 10/01/1995
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Two revolutions--health system change and the building of the national information infrastructure--are transforming American health care and dramatically affecting the health of Americans. The specific shape and pace of this transformation are impossible to predict today, but our observations of early initiatives give us some modest confidence that present day concepts of what determines health and disease and our methods of intervening will be dramatically different in the no too distant future.
Table of Contents
Contents: C.E. Koop, M.D. McDonald, Foreword. Preface. Part I:Overview. L.M. Harris, Differences That Make a Difference. Part II:Delivery. B.G. Zallen, Member-Centered Managed Care and the New Media. D.M. Vickery, Demand Management, Self-Care, and the New Media. J. Preston, Rural Health and the New Media. G.A. Gorry, L.M. Harris, J. Silva, J. Eaglin, Health Care as Teamwork: The Internet Collaboratory. Part III:Health Information. J. Wennberg, Shared Decision Making and Multimedia. J.M. McGinnis, M.J. Deering, K. Patrick, Public Health Information and the New Media: A View From the Public Health Service. Part IV:Health Education. S. Cheiten, M. Waters, Comprehensive School Health Education and Interactive Multimedia. C. Dede, L. Fontana, Transforming Health Education Via New Media. J.V. Henderson, Meditation on the New Media and Professional Education. Part V:Potholes Along the Information Superhighway. F.D. Fisher, But Will the New Health Media Be Forthcoming? Part VI:Glossary. J.A. Marsh, L.K. Vanston, The New Media: Annotated Glossary.
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