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International perspectives and initiatives

Murphy, J; (2007) International perspectives and initiatives. HEALTH INFO LIBR J , 24 (1) 62 - 68. Green open access

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Abstract

This article introduces a new column which will explore the way different regions and nation states are dealing with the challenges of managing health information. The intention is to draw together trends which are relevant to both health science librarians and health informatics professionals. This inaugural piece maps out the territory. It provides a rationale for the column, along with evidence of current initiatives to articulate a global perspective on the application of communication and information technologies to health information.

Type:Article
Title:International perspectives and initiatives
Open access status:An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Keywords:international trends, health information, health informatics, international collaboration, comparative research, cross country comparisons, professional associations, globalisation, education, MEDICAL INFORMATICS, HEALTH-CARE, GLOBALIZATION, TECHNOLOGY, SYSTEMS, FUTURE
UCL classification:UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care > CHIME

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