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Hospital Information Systems

  • P. Degoulet
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Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)

Abstract

Hospital information systems (HIS) are computer systems designed to ease the management of all the hospital’s medical and administrative information and to improve the quality of health care. After a brief historical review, this chapter describes the overall strategy to select, deploy and then evaluate the deployed solution. Clear IT governance and IT alignment strategies are prerequisite to HIS deployment success. Emphasis is put on business process analysis/reengineering to select the business components which integration will constitute the overall HIS. In the clinical domain, main business components include the Patient Identification (PID), Admission/Discharge/Transfer (ADT), the electronic health record (EHR), the computerized provider order entry (CPOE) and the resource and appointment scheduling (AS) systems. Deployment phases are considered from basic ancillary services to integration into broader system and HIS data reuse for research. HIS return on investment (ROI) is described from a clinical, organizational and financial point of view.

Keywords

Hospital Information Systems (HIS) Clinical Information Systems (CIS) Strategic alignment IT governance Health business components Electronic Patient Record (EPR) Electronic Health Record (EHR) Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) CCOW HL7 IHE Risk analysis HIS evaluation HIS return on investment (ROI) 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CRC INSERM U872 eq 22René Descartes UniversityParisFrance

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