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Integration and Sharing of Medical and Health Information - Health Research Information Network (HINT)

Chiang, PH (Division of Planning and Development, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan)
Liou, DM (Computer and Communication Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan)
Chuo, YT (Medical Library, Veterans General Hospital - Taipei, Taiwan)

Contact Person: Po-Huang Chiang (chiangp@nhri.org.tw)


Health Research Information Network (HINT) is supported by National Health Research Institutes(NHRI) and administered by Health Infoshare (Digital Library of the Veterans General Hospital, Taipei and National Yang Ming University). The purpose of HINT is to integrate domestic medical research resources. With 15 medical school and medical center librarians participated from whole nation, the HINT can collaborate with a strong computer and human network. Thus we can combine library resources, manpower and budget to build up a cooporation model and promote the accessing of medical information. NHRI and Health InfoShare corporate to proceed this project to offer the most comprehensive databases and team up to bulid our local contents for medical and health professionals. HINT was announced on Jan. 1, 1998 and got lots of attention and encouragement from the medical community. 1.5 millions total hits and about 8 thousands total unique site visits in Septmember, 1998. Among NHRI research resources, we found that the largest amount of scholars have benefit from HINT project.

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Presentation Number SAchiang0873
Keywords: health informatio, database retrival, digital library

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Chiang, PH; Liou, DM; Chuo, YT; (1998). Integration and Sharing of Medical and Health Information - Health Research Information Network (HINT). Presented at INABIS '98 - 5th Internet World Congress on Biomedical Sciences at McMaster University, Canada, Dec 7-16th. Invited Symposium. Available at URL http://www.mcmaster.ca/inabis98/guo/chiang0873/index.html
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