Administrative Management: Where Decisions Are Made

  • Byron B. Oberst
  • John M. Long


In this chapter we try to raise your consciousness to several broad legal and philosophical issues associated with physicians using computers in their practice. We also present some important additional administrative uses for data originally entered for billing purposes only.


Word Processing Letter Referral Computer Crime Administrative Management Dollar Volume 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Byron B. Oberst
    • 1
  • John M. Long
    • 2
  1. 1.Omaha Children’s Clinic, P.COmahaUSA
  2. 2.University of Minnesota Medical SchoolMinneapolisUSA

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