9º World Congress on Health Information and Libraries

Salvador, Bahia - Brazil, September, 20 to 23 - 2005


4th Regional Coordination Meeting of the VHL

September, 19 to 20 - 2005


eHealth and ePatient: a new health culture?

The panel 3 of the ICML 9|CRICS 7 shows that information technologies, for many years have been supporting most of the process related to health planning, promotion, research, education, communication and, with more public impact, health care. The recent increase in the usage of devices, procedures and communication on health processes will change the way health is perceived and cared? Is possible to measure the social impact of the information technologies? Evaluating the impact of information technologies on the level of knowledge the population has on its health.