hospital information system


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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Hospital Information System (HIS) is an alternative to manual activities flow in hospital.
In the earlier chapters, the author explains the basic imaging concepts and infrastructure of PACS, and how the technology can be integrated into hospital information systems and medical imaging centers.
Saying a hospital information system contains a clinical information system is more appropriate; the term "hospital information system" should denote a broader concept of an information system for the hospital as a whole (which usually includes administrative and clinical components).
The largest application segment in the healthcare information systems market is hospital information system. According to forecasts, it will grow at a CAGR of about 6.9% during the 2013 - 2019 period.
Modules within a hospital information system may include an admission/discharge transfer system, scheduling and registration, the electronic patient record, a laboratory information system, a pharmacy system, and a financial management system for reporting and billing.
The blood glucose monitoring system enables real-time dual-band wireless communication between the handheld meter at the patient bedside and the hospital information system, allowing clinical staff to gain immediate access to patient test results.
VoiceOver Enterprise version 2.0 is an integrated set of tools that allows caregivers to create medical documentation by voice within an existing hospital information system. Built on standard Windows programming conventions, it is compatible with most EMR, CPR, CPOE, RIS and PACS systems used today by providers.
Coupling educational intervention with automated feedback might increase opportunities to modify physician behavior and reduce charges.[8] A randomized controlled study with hospital information system feedback of charges for participating physicians was performed.
17 October 2011 - Orion Health (PINK:ORNH) has reached an agreement to acquire Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) Hospital Information System (HIS) software assets, including RIS/PACS, previously known as Amalga HIS, as part of efforts to tap the hospital market in Asia Pacific hospital market.
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