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hospital information system

[′häs‚pid·əl ‚in·fər′mā·shən ‚sis·təm]
(computer science)
The collection, evaluation or verification, storage, and retrieval of information about a patient.
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CLEARLY Yorkshire Ambulance Service had a testing time on Bank Holiday Monday with staff shortages and a new hospital computer system.
Increasingly, CT was being repeated after the patient reached our center to obtain "standardized" images and a formal written report in the hospital computer system.
The hearing heard last October how Mrs Lockheed was sacked instantly after allegedly admitting misusing a hospital computer system, which could be accessed from the centre, to check up on her niece.
Possible fields of application include electronic blood sugar and blood pressure meters, electrochemical analyses and fitness devices, which can transmit readings automatically by mobile phone to a doctor or hospital computer system.
Not only hospital management, but the system supplier as well, has generally viewed the selection of a hospital computer system as an either/or proposition and the systems that have been developed have reflected this view.
The Journal of the American Medical Association (Koppel, Metlax, Cohen, Aboluck, Localio, Kimmell, & Strom, 2005) reported on an examination of a hospital computer system and suggested that computers increased the error risk.
AN investigation into an obscene email being passed around a hospital computer system has led to 30 health workers being suspended.
TM] integration it is possible to collaborate with colleagues anywhere around the world via the internet or ISBN in real time, provide touchscreen control in the sterile field for surgeons and at the nursing station, route and display video to specified locations outside the OR (conference rooms, auditoriums, pathology labs), route hospital computer system information and radiology images from the sterile field and at the nurses station, connect and route video from mobile systems (fluoroscopy, ultrasound) to desired monitor locations and interface to any software program for storing data or printing images.
Here they have access to computer workstations that feature multimedia educational programs, as well as links to the hospital computer system, the medical school, and the Internet.
Also that month, after more than five years of research and several million dollars in development costs, McKesson introduced Econolink, tabbing it the most comprehensive hospital computer system in the wholesale drug industry.
A HEALTH worker was sacked instantly after allegedly admitting misusing a hospital computer system to check up on her niece, a tribunal heard.
The hospital computer system is a good example of a strategic investment.
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