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Role of information technology in reducing health care costs
Author(s): Samuel G. Varnado
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Paper Abstract

The introduction of modern information technology into the US health care system has tremendous potential to reduce health care costs. The DOE National Laboratories and the DoD contractor base have substantial technology that may be useful in realizing cost reduction. This paper gives examples of some of the information technology that is available, show potential applications to the medical community and describes mechanisms for working with the National Labs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 February 1996
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2618, Health Care Information Infrastructure, (9 February 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.231659
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Samuel G. Varnado, Sandia National Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2618:
Health Care Information Infrastructure
Luis G. Kun, Editor(s)

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