Consumer health informatics (CHI) is
|“||[t]he study, development, and implementation of computer and telecommunications applications and interfaces designed to be used by health consumers.||”|
"The basic principle is that of empowering people to play a greater role in their own health care and to be active participants in decisions affecting their health. Information technology can be used to provide more health-related information to consumers. . . ."
- ↑ Bringing Health Care Online: The Role of Information Technologies, at 217.
- ↑ Id. at 24.