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Language Games and Patient-centred eHealth


Showell, CM and Cummings, EA and Turner, P, Language Games and Patient-centred eHealth, Seamless care - safe care: the challenges of interoperability and patient safety in health care, 2-4 June 2010, Reykjavik, Iceland, pp. 55-61. ISBN 978-1-60750-563-1 (2010) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Copyright 2010 European Federation for Medical Informatics

DOI: doi:10.3233/978-1-60750-563-1-55


Abstract. The sharing of clinical information between ehealth systems requires a common terminology, and SNOMED CT is seen as an acceptable solution for this task. Widespread adoption of SNOMED CT may mean that other language games, particularly those of citizens and patients, are sidelined or ignored. This paper considers the role of a citizen’s "voice" in a connected ehealth world.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:SNOMED CT, language, patient centred care
Research Division:Health Sciences
Research Group:Health services and systems
Research Field:Health informatics and information systems
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Evaluation of health and support services
Objective Field:Evaluation of health and support services not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Showell, CM (Dr Chris Showell)
UTAS Author:Cummings, EA (Associate Professor Liz Cummings)
UTAS Author:Turner, P (Associate Professor Paul Turner)
ID Code:66101
Year Published:2010
Web of Science® Times Cited:3
Deposited By:Information and Communication Technology
Deposited On:2010-12-22
Last Modified:2014-12-09

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