Health information systems

Ayres, Dianne and Soar, Jeffrey ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4964-7556 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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Abstract

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
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Deposited with permission of publisher.
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Information Systems (Up to 31 Mar 2007)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Information Systems (Up to 31 Mar 2007)
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:51
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2016 02:53
Uncontrolled Keywords: healthcare; technology; information management; information systems
Fields of Research (2008): 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
Fields of Research (2020): 42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4203 Health services and systems > 420399 Health services and systems not elsewhere classified
35 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 3599 Other commerce, management, tourism and services > 359999 Other commerce, management, tourism and services not elsewhere classified
46 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES > 4609 Information systems > 460908 Information systems organisation and management
Socio-Economic Objectives (2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/1771

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