Health information systems

Ayres, Dianne and Soar, Jeffrey and Conrick, Moya (2006) Health information systems. In: Informatics in healthcare: transforming healthcare with technology. Thomson Social Science Press, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 197-211. ISBN 0-17-012731-1

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Healthcare is an information intensive industry in which quality and timely information is a critical resource. There are a wide range of information systems in health that perform different functions but all are involved in the management of data and information. This chapter provides an overview of Health Information Systems and their use in supporting healthcare.

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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Publisher: Thomson Social Science Press
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information (displayed to public): Deposited with permission of publisher. 2 print copies held in USQ Library at call no. 610.285 Con.
Depositing User: Professor Jeffrey Soar
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:51
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:40
Uncontrolled Keywords: healthcare; technology; information management; information systems
Fields of Research (FoR): 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111711 Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150307 Innovation and Technology Management
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080609 Information Systems Management
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences

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