According to the Pew Foundationas qInternet in American Life Study, q over 60 million Americans per year use the Internet to search for health information. All those concerned with healthcare and how to obtain personally relevant medical information form a large additional target group Many Medical Informatics programsaboth in the United States and abroadainclude a course in Consumer Health Informatics as part of their curriculum. This book, designed for use in a classroom, will be the first textbook dedicated solely to the specific concerns of consumer health informatics Consumer Health Informatics is an interactive text; filled with case studies and discussion questions With international authorship and edited by five leaders in the field, Consumer Health Informatics has tapped some of the best resources in informatics todayCharles P. Friedman, MS, PhD Professor of Medicine, Director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics, Director of the Pittsburgh Biomedical Informatics Training Program, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA Denise Goldsmith, RN, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Consumer Health Informatics|
|Author||:||Deborah Lewis, Gunther Eysenbach, Rita Kukafka, P. Zoe Stavri, Holly Jimison|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-03-30|