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The Background zone aims to provide
information on the clinical and technical
context to the field of computer-based clinical knowledge management and decision support.
We also cover the political context: public strategy reports and national strategies and reports related to the use of
information and communication technologies on healthcare, and particularly
recent mainly governement-initiated moves in many countries to implement computerised health information infrastructures.
Reports and policy documents
commissioned and/or published
by government bodies, national and regional health organisations etc.
on topics with implications for the field of clinical
knowledge management technologies and applications.
patient safety, quality of care, e-health, decision support and medical terminologies.