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Engaging the Computer Science Research Community in Health Care Informatics


Herbert S. Lin, Chief Scientist, CSTB
David Padgham, Associate Program Officer (until May 2008)
Eric Whitaker, Senior Program Assistant

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 Computational Technology for Effective Health Care:Immediate Steps and Strategic Directions

This report finds that current national health care IT deployment efforts will not be sufficient to achieve the vision of 21st century health care, and calls for greater emphasis by computer science and health/biomedical informatics researchers on providing cognitive support for health care providers, patients, and family caregivers.


Related Publications from Other CSTB Projects

Catalyzing Inquiry at the Interface of Computing and Biology (2005)
Networking Health: Prescriptions for the Internet (2000)
Computing and Molecular Biology: Mapping and Interpreting Biological Information  (CACM archive) (1991)