Evaluation in health informatics: Social network analysis

  • Anderson J
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Abstract

Social network analysis comprises a set of research methods that can be used to analyze the relationships among entities such as people, departments, and organizations. The purpose of the analysis is to discover patterns of relationships that affect both individual and organizational attitudes and behavior such as the adoption, diffusion, and use of new medical informatics applications. This paper presents an introduction to the concepts and methods of social network analysis. Several applications to health informatics are described. © 2002 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Computer-based health appraisal
  • Computer-mediated collaboration
  • Electronic medical records
  • Evaluation
  • Health informatics
  • Internet
  • Physician order entry
  • Social network analysis
  • Telemedicine

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  • James G. Anderson

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