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(Bio) medical informatics in the next decade.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9760389     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Even though medical informatics is most often viewed from the perspective of its host disciplines in clinical and biologic medicine, it has an identity and agenda of its own. This paper is an attempt to promote discussion about the long-term role and agenda for medical informatics as a discipline into the next decade. The discussion has two main lines of argument, one about the "engineering" goals of informatics and the other about the "basic research" goals. These are, of course, influenced by ongoing of developments in computing, communications, and software infrastructures, but informatics is now mature enough that many of its goals transcend these changes.
Authors:
T C Rindfleisch
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1067-5027     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Med Inform Assoc     Publication Date:    1998 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-10-20     Completed Date:  1998-10-20     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9430800     Medline TA:  J Am Med Inform Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  416-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Stanford University Medical Center, CA 94305-5123. USA. tcr@stanford.edu
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Forecasting*
Goals
Medical Informatics / trends*
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