Database Systems for Computer-based Patient Records

  • William W. Stead
  • Gio Wiederhold
  • Reed Gardner
  • W. Edward Hammond
  • David Margolies
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)

Abstract

Database management systems have evolved and will continue to evolve. Major problems with existing database management systems include:
  • The direct tie between programming language and database structure

  • Specialization in design to optimize certain functions at the cost of others

  • The difficulty of mapping complex logical structures onto physical media

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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • William W. Stead
  • Gio Wiederhold
  • Reed Gardner
  • W. Edward Hammond
  • David Margolies

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