Medical informatics: searching for underlying components.

  title={Medical informatics: searching for underlying components.},
  author={Mark A. Musen},
  journal={Methods of information in medicine},
  volume={41 1},
  • Mark A. Musen
  • Published 2002 in Methods of information in medicine
OBJECTIVE To discuss unifying principles that can provide a theory for the diverse aspects of work in medical informatics. If medical informatics is to have academic credibility, it must articulate a clear theory that is distinct from that of computer science or of other related areas of study. RESULTS The notions of reusable domain antologies and problem-solving methods provide the foundation for current work on second-generation knowledge-based systems. These abstractions are also… CONTINUE READING