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Epilogue: Power to the Patient

  • David Ellis
Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)

Abstract

Consumer informatics in health care is a blend of health-, clinical-, and bioinformatics. As the lines between them grow blurred, the combination is destined to grow into the central edifice of all health care. Whether at the public health level or an individual’s proteome level, biology and medicine have become a numbers game, with numbers to describe our genome and numbers to guide diagnostic, therapeutic, and augmentative technologies.

Keywords

Human Papilloma Virus Cell Phone Patient Empowerment Human Papilloma Virus Type Star Trek 
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  • David Ellis

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