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Biographical Lexicon of Medical Informatics

Barry Barber, Francis Roger France, Josipa Kern, Thomas M. Deserno.


. .It now seems a long time since we received a letter from Prof François Grémy inviting the British Computer Society’s Medical Specialist Group to participate in an international committee “to talk about medical informatics”. Technical Committee 4 of the International Federation for Information Processing was born in 1969, flourished and eventually IFIP/TC4 became the International Medical Informatics Association. It has been a long journey and your lexicon describes so many of our friends with whom we have worked on that journey–as well as listing so many who are taking that journey into the future. As one small example of that future, I have today opened an e-mail from the President of the Royal College of Physicians of London advising doctors on the use of Medical Apps to help them to protect their patients. Congratulations on the extraordinary effort that you have put into your lexicon. Your book is epic...

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