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Rita A. Altamore

Clinical Professor, Health Services

Washington State Department of Health,


MPH   University of Washington, 1984
MD   Boston University, 1977
AB   Boston University, 1973

Contact Info


Washington Department of Health
PO Box 47811
Olympia, WA 98504

voice:   360-236-4360
fax:   206-236-2264

Healthcare ethics

Turner AM, Stavri Z, Revere D, Altamore R. From the ground up: information needs of nurses in a rural public health department in Oregon. J Med Libr Assoc. 2008 Oct;96(4):335-42.  PMID: 18974810    PMCID: PMC2568844
PubMed Central

Meyer KE, Altamore R, Chapko M, Miner M, McGann M, Hill E, Van Duesen-Lucas C, Bates M, Weir C, Lincoln T. The need for a thoughtful deployment strategy: evaluating clinicians' perceptions of critical deployment issues. Stud Health Technol Inform. 1998;52 Pt 2:854-8.  PMID: 10384582