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Informatics and Pediatric Health Care

  • Kevin B. Johnson
  • George R. Kim
Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)

Abstract

The incorporation of information technology (IT) to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of medical care has gained popularity among the public, policymakers, and clinicians. The application of IT tools to address the special vulnerabilities of children, to meet the data needs of their care and to avert medical errors and their consequences, is natural if not compelling. However, the successful and safe adoption of IT into pediatric care requires participation of professionals who understand both child health and clinical informatics.

Keywords

Special Health Care Personal Health Record Pediatric Care Biomedical Informatics Pediatric Health 
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  • Kevin B. Johnson
    • George R. Kim

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