Position Paper: AMIA Advocates National Health Information System in Fight Against National Health Threats

@article{Tang2002PositionPA,
  title={Position Paper: AMIA Advocates National Health Information System in Fight Against National Health Threats},
  author={Paul C. Tang},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA},
  year={2002},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={
          123-4
        }
}
  • P. Tang
  • Published 1 March 2002
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA
To protect public health and national safety, AMIA recommends that the federal government dedicate technologic resources and medical informatics expertise to create a national health information infrastructure (NHII). An NHII provides the underlying information utility that connects local health providers and health officials through high-speed networks to national data systems necessary to detect and track global threats to public health. AMIA strongly recommends the accelerated development… 

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