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Digital medicine : health care in the Internet era

Author: Darrell M West; Edward Alan Miller; Brookings Institution.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Investigates factors limiting the ability of digital technology to remake health care. Analyzes data sources to study content of health care-related websites, sponsorship status, public usage, and the relationship between e-health use and health care attitudes. Examines the different ways in which officials overseas have implemented health information technology"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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West, Darrell M., 1954-
Digital medicine.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009006454
(OCoLC)294886450
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Darrell M West; Edward Alan Miller; Brookings Institution.
ISBN: 9780815703471 0815703473 1282131613 9781282131613
OCLC Number: 430821006
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 183 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The e-health revolution --
Online content and sponsorship status --
Use of technology --
Relationship between use of digital technology and attitudes toward health care --
Digital disparities --
Information acquisition --
International comparisons --
Improving digital medicine.
Responsibility: Darrell M. West, Edward Alan Miller.

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