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Redefining the Patient Care Information System

  • Jane B. Metzger
  • Samarjit Marwaha
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)

Abstract

The rapidly changing world of health care is ushering in new incentives and business realities that are increasing the urgency of bringing computer-based information tools to bear on patient information management. This chapter describes the driving forces and responses in terms of new models for delivering care and for structuring the health care organization, as shown in Figure 7-1. Collectively, all of these changes increase the need for patient information management and sharpen the definition of the ultimate patient care information system.

Keywords

Clinical Pathway Care Pathway Health Care Organization Virtual Organization Integrate Delivery System 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

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  • Jane B. Metzger
  • Samarjit Marwaha

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