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Conference MEDINFO (13th : 2010 : Cape Town, South Africa), author.
Title MEDINFO 2010 : proceedings of the 13th World Congress on Medical Informatics / edited by C. Safran, S. Reti and H.F. Marin.
Imprint Amsterdam : IOS Press, [2010]

Conference MEDINFO (13th : 2010 : Cape Town, South Africa), author.
Series Studies in health technology and informatics, 1879-8365 ; volume 160
Studies in health technology and informatics ; v. 160. 0926-9630
Subject Medical informatics -- Congresses.
Medical Informatics.
Medical Informatics Applications.
Alt Name Safran, Charles,
Reti, S. (Shane),
Marin, Heimar F.,
Description 1 online resource (2 volumes (xlviii, xl, 1593 pages)) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents pt. 1. Informatics for the person -- Electronic health records -- Clinical information systems -- Documentation and workflow -- Regional and national information systems -- Public health informatics -- Care at a distance -- Education -- Ethics, governance and policy -- Quality, safety and value -- pt. 2. Decision support -- Security, privacy and confidentiality -- Architecture and design -- Data mining and information extraction -- Vocabulary, terminology and ontology -- Data, databases and information -- Usability & evaluation -- Imaging -- Informatics for biomedical research -- Posters.
Summary "IMIA's Medinfo 2010 conference in Cape Town, the first to be held in Africa, focuses on the needs of and solutions from developing countries in Africa and beyond. This book, which presents the proceedings of Medinfo 2010, contains tutorials, workshops, keynotes, presentations, panels, demonstrations and posters, selected after review, from the 905 submissions received. These contributions are organised under four major themes; hospital information systems, consumer-health informatics, knowledge management and national and international health IT. The content covers all aspects of modern health informatics, ranging from traditional topics such as hospital information systems, patient registries, nursing informatics, data integration, standards, interoperability issues and decision support, to new topics such as translational bioinformatics, text mining, intelligent data analysis, emerging technologies, quality, social networking, workflow and organizational issues. It is well recognised that information and communication technologies have enormous potential for improving the health and lives of individuals, but innovative and effective change using such technologies is dependent upon people working together in partnerships, with particular regard to contextual and environmental factors. The theme selected for the Medinfo 2010 conference is a topic that most countries are currently addressing: 'partnerships for effective ehealth solutions - innovative collaborations promote solutions to health challenges, and this book will be of interest to all those whose work involves the use of biomedical and health informatics"--Publisher's description.
Note Online resource; title from pdf title page (IOS Press, viewed February 2, 2017).
ISBN 9781607505884 (electronic bk.)
1607505886 (electronic bk.)
9781607505877 (hardcover)
1607505878 (hardcover)
OCLC # 695394297
Additional Format Print version: MEDINFO (13th : 2010 : Cape Town, South Africa). MEDINFO 2010. Amsterdam : IOS Press, ©2010 9781607505877 (DLC) 2010930892 (OCoLC)664673510

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