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|Title:||Aims and tasks of medical informatics - A commentary on Reinhold Haux's paper|
|Publisher:||Elsevier Science Ireland Ltd|
|Citation:||Lun, K.C. (1997). Aims and tasks of medical informatics - A commentary on Reinhold Haux's paper. International Journal of Medical Informatics 44 (1) : 61-66. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1386-5056(97)01261-6|
|Abstract:||K. C. Lun commented on Professor Reinhold Haux's paper on grand challenges for medical informatics. According to Lun, Haux's definition of medical informatics as the discipline concerned with the `systematic processing of data, information and knowledge in medicine and health care' is incomplete without the inclusion of telecommunications, which is the backbone of many medical informatics applications. A useful adjunct to Haux's paper is the identification of the major challenges of medical informatics coming from the need for: information quality assurance; legal and social frameworks; standards; technological breakthroughs; and leadership.|
|Source Title:||International Journal of Medical Informatics|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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