Origins of medical informatics.

  title={Origins of medical informatics.},
  author={M. F. Collen},
  journal={The Western journal of medicine},
  volume={145 6},
  • M. F. Collen
  • Published 1986 in The Western journal of medicine
Medical informatics is a new knowledge domain of computer and information science, engineering and technology in all fields of health and medicine, including research, education and practice. Medical informatics has evolved over the past 30 years as medicine learned to exploit the extraordinary capabilities of the electronic digital computer to better meet its complex information needs. The first articles on this subject appeared in the 1950s, the number of publications rapidly increased in the… CONTINUE READING
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