Digital medicine : health care in the Internet era / Darrell M. West, Edward Alan Miller.Material type: BookPublisher: Washington, D. C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2009Description: xii, 183 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780815702764.Subject(s): Internet in medicine | Medical informatics | Medical informatics | Internet | TelemedicineDDC classification: 610.28546 W517
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"Investigates factors limiting the ability of digital technology to remake health care. Analyzes data sources to study content of health care-related websites, sponsorship status, public usage, and the relationship between e-health use and health care attitudes. Examines the different ways in which officials overseas have implemented health information technology"--Provided by publisher.
June 2010 Selected Accessions List.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-173) and index.
The e-health revolution -- Online content and sponsorship status -- Use of technology -- Relationship between use of digital technology and attitudes toward health care -- Digital disparities -- Information acquisition -- International comparisons -- Improving digital medicine.