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Unformatted text preview: 1 Copyright 2007, Karen R. Patena Overview of Hospital Information Systems Copyright 2007, Karen R. Patena What is an information system? b Classify b Collect b Record b Sort b Calculate b Store b Retrieve b Reproduce b Communicate b It is a network of steps that collect and transform data into information, whether using 3 X 5 cards or electronic media Copyright 2007, Karen R. Patena Data: Facts, Images, or Sound s A measurable observation b Structured b Semi-structured (text) b Voice b Image b Graphics s Found in transactional information systems Copyright 2007, Karen R. Patena Overview of Functions of Hospital Information Systems b Core - Adm/Disch/Transfer b Business/Financial b Communication/Networking b Departmental Management b Medical Documentation b Medical Decision Support 2 Copyright 2007, Karen R. Patena Requirements of Hospital Information Systems b Transaction processing s Registration s Order Entry s Results Reporting s Billing s Scheduling b Decision Support s Administrative (Strategic planning, marketing, human resources) s Clinical (alerts, diagnosis) b Communication/Networking Copyright 2007, Karen R. Patena System Architecture b A diagram or model describing how computer system parts are defined, arranged, and interrelated with one another Copyright 2007, Karen R. Patena Types of system architecture b Data schema/architecture s Entity-relationship diagram s Data entities, attributes, relationships b Application (functional) architecture s Defines the relationships between...
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2011 for the course HIM 317 taught by Professor Williams during the Fall '11 term at Ill. Chicago.
- Fall '11