The HELP System Development Tools

  • T. Allan Pryor
  • Homer R. Warner
  • Reed M. Gardner
  • Paul D. Clayton
  • Peter J. Haug
Part of the Computers and Medicine book series (C+M)


The HELP (Health Evaluation Through Logical Processing) system, developed at the LDS Hospital and University of Utah in Salt Lake City, is a complete hospital information system (HIS) that supports not only traditional HIS functions, but routinely implements decision-making applications for clinical care. The following list enumerates the clinical applications that are currently available on the HELP system:
  • Admit/Discharge/Transfer

  • Order Entry/Charge Capture

  • Medical Records

  • Intensive-Care Unit Automation

  • Nursing Charting/Care Plans/Acuity

  • Radiology

  • Surgery Scheduling/Management

  • Laboratory Integration/Pathology

  • Microbiology Alerting/Infectious Disease

  • Pharmacy

  • Laboratory Alerting

  • Quality of Care

  • Blood Gas Analysis

  • Pulmonary Function Laboratory

  • Physician Remote Access

  • Respiratory Care

  • Cardiology—ECG, Imaging, Catheterization Laboratory

  • Obstetrics/Delivery

  • Patient History


Hospital Information System Data Class Prob Item Data Dictionary Search Item 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Allan Pryor
  • Homer R. Warner
  • Reed M. Gardner
  • Paul D. Clayton
  • Peter J. Haug

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