Theoretical and practical model of a gastroenterological information system in a county area

  • L. Simon
  • A. Jávor
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 24)


In a medium size county of Hungary (Tolna county, 267.000 inhabitants), the introduction and development of complex computer-processed health care information system is in progress since 1975 (Jávor, 5). Related to this, the theoretical model of a gastroenterological information system for optimal conditions was elaborated by us. Several subsystems of the model are already in routine work. The model - starting from the level of primary health care (panel of general practitioners) to the highest level of hospital specialization - includes the administration of mass screening (Hemoccult-test, etc.): the different stages of computer-aided diagnosis preparing: the patients’ scheduling: the monitoring and administration of different diagnostic and therapeutic procedures the risk-specific systematic follow-up of “high risk” cases and some special supplies, as gastroenterology-related library service.


Primary Health Care Library Service County Area Display Terminal Computerize Organization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Simon
    • 1
  • A. Jávor
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Gastroenterology and Documentation and Information CenterTolna County HospitalSzekszárdHungary

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