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Cooperative project between government and the private sector
Author(s): Lewis Lorton
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Paper Abstract

The intricacies and the size of the healthcare enterprise in the United States means that extraordinary measures are needed to encourage the industry to move forward in some coherent manner. The Department of Commerce, through its Advanced Technology Program, has formed cooperative partnerships with industry to develop infrastructure, implementation efforts and applications. This paper will discuss the largest of the current programs in the infrastructure layer, the Healthcare Information Infrastructure Technology program--a joint venture organized by HOST involving 5 major companies and many healthcare providers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 February 1996
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2618, Health Care Information Infrastructure, (9 February 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.231660
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Lewis Lorton, Healthcare Open Systems and Trials (United States)


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

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