The future's bright : the future's digital : information technology and health information towards the millennium and beyond Public Deposited

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  • 1857171330
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  • London
Publisher
  • King's Fund
Publication date
  • 1996
Volume
  • 5
Pages
  • 76
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  • Promoting patient choice
Abstract
  • The author explains the maze of jargon surrounding the new technologies and reviews their actual and potential use for health professionals. The report shows how health information could become accessible to the public through GP surgeries, hospitals or libraries, and ultimately on compact disc, the Internet, cable or satellite in the home.
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  • Pagination: viii, 76p.; Contents: 1: Digital data and transmission networks.- 2: The silicon chip and computers.- 3: Multimedia and compact disc technology.- 4: Computer networks and the Internet.- 5: Cable, satellite and the telecommunications industry.- 7: Health information using the new technology.
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