Nursing’s Role in Defining Systems
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)
Beginning in the late 1970s, developers of hospital information systems (HIS) began to focus on modular systems. Today, HIS are generally built in a modular fashion (Peterson and Gerdin Jelger 1988). The great benefit of modularity is that a system can be adapted in a number of ways, based on the modules implemented. Consistent with its role and scope, a hospital implementing an HIS may select modules from within an HIS, such as
Order entry/results reporting
Medical records index
KeywordsInventory Control Hospital Information System Information Management System Order Entry Nursing Unit
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