Strategic Information Management In Hospitals: An Introduction To Hospital Information Systems is a definitive volume written by four authoritative voices in medical informatics. Illustrating the importance of hospital information management in delivering high quality health care at the lowest possible cost, this book provides the essential resources needed by the medical informatics specialist to understand and successfully manage the complex nature of hospital information systems. Author of the book's Foreword, Reed M. Gardner, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Informatics, University of Utah and LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah, applauds the text's focus on the underlying administrative systems that are in place in hospitals throughout the world. He writes, qThese administrative systems are fundamental to the development and implementation of the even more challenging systems that acquire, process, and manage the patient's clinical information. Hospital information systems provide a major part of the information needed by those paying for health care.q Chapter highlights include: significance of information processing in hospitals; information systems and their components; health information systems; architectures of hospital information systems; and organizational structures for information management.The correct assignment of entities, for example, of cases to a certain patient, or results from the cases, is referred to as referential integrity (see the UML diagram in Figure 3.61). Object identity is needed for referential integrity. Patient 1..* Case anbsp;...
|Title||:||Strategic Information Management in Hospitals|
|Author||:||Reinhold Haux, Alfred Winter, Elske Ammenwerth, Birgit Brigl|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-03-09|