Global Health Informatics—An Overview


Yuri Quintana and Charles Safran. 1/1/2017. “Global Health Informatics—An Overview.” In Global Health Informatics, 1st ed. New York, NY: Elsevier. Publisher's Version
Global Health Informatics—An Overview


Global Health Informatics is a growing multidisciplinary field that combines research methods and applications of technology to improve healthcare systems and outcomes. Healthcare systems are facing many challenges including a growing population, the increasing complexity of care services, and limited resources to deliver services. These challenges will require more innovative approaches to scale healthcare services to larger numbers of people. This chapter outlines health informatics systems that have been developed to address these problems.

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