Lois F. Lunin

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Learning objectives: Become familiar with libertarianism, progressive liberalism, utilitarianism, paternalism, and law and economics “efficiency” Understand how value orientations can be integrated into public policy Develop sense of one’s own value-orientation to ethical positions and be able to defend Learn to apply value orientation to public policy(More)
Informatics, the applied use of information science, is undergoing definition and development in the health professions with the encouragement of the National Library of Medicine and other professional organizations. Medical informatics and disciplinary subsets such as nursing and dental informatics look to optimize a growing range of applications ranging(More)
This Perspectives is the outgrowth of work begun at Maryland under the Informatics Task Force and its national and international advisory groups. In a theoretical discussion of what information science can contribute to the health professions, the authors address questions of definition and describe application and knowledge models for the emerging(More)
The public's growing interest in health information and the health professions' increasing need to locate health education materials can be answered in part by the new Combined Health Information Database (CHID). This unique database focuses on materials and programs in professional and patient education, general health education, and community risk(More)