Synopses & Reviews
In the last ten years there has been an explosion in the use of computer technology in many facets of our lives while the international healthcare community has been quite slow to adopt this technology. Nevertheless, governments across the world are developing strategic plans and allocating financial resources to support the use of technology in healthcare. This book provides a global snapshot into such activities in 13 different countries. The perspective is from healthcare professionals embarking upon their own post-graduate training in medical informatics. The chapters were essay assignments submitted by students in the Diploma of Medical Informatics course at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, Scotland. As such, the perspectives provide a fresh, original, and unique view into the various country?