Advertisement

New Roles and New Skills to Support Informatics in the Hospital

  • David E. SutherlandIII
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)

Abstract

Recently healthcare information specialists taking a graduate course were asked, “What do you see as your role in hospitals in the future?” Experienced in the analysis, design, and implementation of information systems in the healthcare field, these specialists gave diverse responses, suggesting an unclear picture of the role of healthcare informaticians in modern hospitals. However, they did share a view of healthcare informaticians as pioneers exploring a new and challenging terrain.

Keywords

Vice President Healthcare Industry Smart Machine Reporting Line Information System Specialist 
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.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Ball, M. J., J. V. Douglas, and J. L. Zimmerman. 1989. Informatics education and the professions. Journal of the American Society for Information Science 40(5):368–77.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Keen, P. J. 1987. Roles and skills for IS organization of tomorrow. ICIT Briefing Paper. Washington, D.C.: ICIT Press.Google Scholar
  3. Zuboff, S. 1988. In the age of the smart machine. New York: Basic Books.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • David E. SutherlandIII

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations