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History of Medical Informatics
     

History of Medical Informatics

by Bruce I. Blum, Karen Duncan
 
conference, provides a first-hand look at the early development of medical informatics - or the applications of computer technology to medicine. It comprises papers by many of the pioneers in the field. The contributors had been invited by the National Library of Medicine in November, 1987, to share their recollections of major accomplishments in medical informatics,

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conference, provides a first-hand look at the early development of medical informatics - or the applications of computer technology to medicine. It comprises papers by many of the pioneers in the field. The contributors had been invited by the National Library of Medicine in November, 1987, to share their recollections of major accomplishments in medical informatics, and to review these accomplishments in the context of our current understanding. The editors provide background for the papers in their introduction.

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A first-hand look at the early development of medical informatics--the application of computer technology to medicine, drawn from a conference sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Biomedical Computing and held at the National Library of Medicine. Many of the field's pioneers share their experiences and insights, and review past accomplishments in medical informatics in the context of current understandings. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780201501285
Publisher:
Addison Wesley Professional
Publication date:
01/01/1990
Series:
ACM Press Series
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
7.75(w) x 9.56(h) x 0.98(d)

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