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  1. Development of a comprehensive surgical information system at Madigan Army Medical Center.

    Article - En anglais

    The Operative Registry (DA Form 4108) has been the information source for surgical data supporting quality assurance and utilization review efforts at Madigan Army Medical Center.

    Recently, Madigan's requirements for data and reporting changed.

    Like other government medical facilities, Madigan began pervasive quality-improvement efforts.

    This resulted in new ideas to measure hospital performance.

    Consequently, requirements for surgical data required to support quality and resource management reporting, utilization review, residency review reporting, research, and credentialing changed.

    This article details Madigan's approach to addressing these requirements via development of a comprehensive computing solution.

    It discusses Madigan's fragmented data environment before system development and gives the reader perspective on the decision-making process that led to system development rather than purchasing a commercial product.

    Finally, the article describes how a strong partnership between staff and developers was key to providing a solution that exceeded established goals.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Registre, Base donnée, Chirurgie, Système information, Assistance ordinateur, Hôpital, Organisation hospitalière, Homme, Armée, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Register, Database, Surgery, Information system, Computer aid, Hospital, Hospital organization, Human, Army, United States, North America, America

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0201902

    Code Inist : 002B30A04D. Création : 199608.