Departmental Papers (CIS)

Date of this Version

April 2006

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Journal Article

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Copyright 2006 IEEE. Reprinted from IEEE Computer, Volume 39, Issue 4, April 2006, pages 33-38.

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Abstract

Given the shortage of caregivers and the increase in an aging US population, the future of US healthcare quality does not look promising and definitely is unlikely to be cheaper. Advances in health information systems and healthcare technology offer a tremendous opportunity for improving the quality of care while reducing costs.

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Date Posted: 29 June 2006

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