Clinical Information Systems

Clinical Information Systems

by Bruce I. Blum

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461385950
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 02/05/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986
Pages: 414
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

I. Background and Introduction.- 1. History of Computers.- 1.1. Introduction.- 1.2. The Early Foundations.- 1.3. Early Electronic Computers.- 1.4. The Modern Computer.- 1.5. Concluding Remarks.- 2. Computers and Health Care.- 2.1. Historical Overview.- 2.2. Data Oriented Applications.- 2.3. Information Oriented Applications.- 2.4. Knowledge Oriented Applications.- 2.5. Concluding Remarks.- II. Computer Systems.- 3. Overview of Hardware and Software.- 3.1. Introduction.- 3.2. The Personal Computer.- 3.3. The Multiuser Environment.- 3.4. Networking Computers.- 3.5. Concluding Remarks.- 4. Programming Languages.- 4.1. Introduction.- 4.2. Survey of Programming Languages.- 4.3. Some Programming Languages.- 4.4. Concluding Remarks.- 5. Data Bases.- 5.1. Introduction.- 5.2. File Structures.- 5.3. Data Base Management Systems.- 5.4. Database Design.- 5.5. Concluding Remarks.- 6. System Implementation.- 6.1. Introduction.- 6.2. System Level Activities.- 6.3. Application Software Development.- 6.4. Programming Heuristics.- 6.5. Concluding Remarks.- III. Clinical Applications.- 7. Hospital Information Systems.- 7.1. Introduction.- 7.2. Information Processing.- 7.3. Some Hospital Information Systems.- 7.4. Evaluation.- 7.5. Concluding Remarks.- 8. Ambulatory Care Systems.- 8.1. Introduction.- 8.2. Automated Ambulatory Medical Record.- Systems.- 8.3. Some Ambulatory Care Systems.- 8.4. Evaluation.- 8.5. Concluding Remarks.- 9. Medical Decision Making.- 9.1. Introduction.- 9.2. Medical Decision Making.- 9.3. Strongly Formalized Techniques.- 9.4. Artificial Intelligence in Medicine.- 9.5. Concluding Remarks.- 10. A Case Study.- 10.1. Introduction.- 10.2. The Johns Hopkins Oncology Clinical Information System.- 10.3. The Data Model.- 10.4. System Evaluation.- 10.5. Concluding Remarks.- Epilogue.- A Computer Glossary.- Selected Readings.

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