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This book aims to provide a coherent analysis of the potential of information and communications technologies in the health care sector in Europe. It contains the full text of a three volume report by the Medical Informatics Review (MIR) group on the following subjects: (i) alphanumeric data and text coding standards; (ii) images and biosignals, with coding standards; (iii) medical instrumentation and devices; (iv) knowledge based and decision support systems; (v) multimedia workstations; (vi) communication networks and archiving systems; (vii) modularity and integration of medical and health information systems; (viii) regulatory tools and incentives.

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Authors: FRANCE F H R, Université Catholique de Louvain, Département d'Informatique Médicale (BE);SANTUCCI G (EDITORS), European Commission, Bruxelles (BE)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 13328 EN (1991) 317 pp.
Availability: Springer-Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, Postfach 10 52 80, Tiergartenstrasse 17, D-6900 Heidelberg 1 (DE)
ISBN: ISBN 3-540-53856-9
Record Number: 199430060 / Last updated on: 1994-11-28
Original language: en
Available languages: en