MIDAM — A Generalised System for Integrating Medical Images and Patient Records

  • I. R. Young
  • D. H. O. Ling
  • D. A. Bell
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 45)


There is a need to integrate image data held in digitised format in radiological departments with the textual data concerning patients which forms part of a computerised hospital information system. Currently multidatabase systems allow record-based textual data from different locations to be integrated. This approach is extended in the MIDAM system, the architecture of which is presented in this paper.


Radiology Information System Global Query Multidatabase System Database Query Language Multimedia Approach 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. R. Young
    • 1
  • D. H. O. Ling
    • 1
  • D. A. Bell
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Information SystemsUniversity of UlsterJordanstown, Newtownabbey, Co. AntrimNorthern Ireland

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