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A directory of organizations and related forums particularly concerned with the application of information sciences and information technology to primary health care.
|organization/group||activities/interests||contact person||forums / lists*||comments|
|American Academy of Family Practice FP Net||US: clearinghouse for computerization resources||FP Net Bulletin Board||Forum open to AAFP members only.|
|AAMC Group on Information Resources||US/Canada: academic medicine IT|
|AMIA Family Practice/Primary Care Working Group||US: primary care informatics, terminology and standards, EMR support and advocacy||Member List,
|An AMIA working group. Fam-Med is an independent list that's also used by STFM.|
|European Federation for Medical Informatics Working Group 7||WG7 Chair|
|Norwegian primary care medical informatics||Norway: primary care informatics||Mostly Norwegian, some English.|
|Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM)||US/Canada: communication tools, instructional technologies||STFM Lists||Not sure how active the computer group is currently.|
|Sowerby Center for Health Informatics
||UK: health informatics, special expertise in primary care|
|UK Primary Health Care Specialist Group
||UK: all of primary care informatics, terminology and standards||GP-UK, PCG IT||A special interest group of the British Comptuer Society.|
* Discussion groups more or less affiliated with the organization or used by members.