Traduction en anglais : Data collection in anaesthesia. Concept and reality after 10 years'experience.
In many institutions information systems are used to process off-line anaesthesia data for invoices, statistical purposes, and quality assurance.
Information systems are also increasingly being used to improve process control in order to reduce costs.
Most of today's systems were created when information technology and working processes in anaesthesia were very different from those in use today.
Thus, many institutions must now replace their computer systems but are probably not aware of how complex this change will be.
Modern information systems mostly use client-server architecture and relational data bases-Substituting an old system with a new one is frequently a greater task than designing a system from scratch.
This article gives the conclusions drawn from the experience obtained when a large departmental computer system is redesigned in an university hospital.
The new system was based on a client-server architecture and was developed by an external company without preceding conceptual analysis.
Modules for patient, anaesthesia, surgical, and pain-service data were included.
Data were analysed using a separate statistical package (RS/1 from Bolt Beranek), taking advantage of its powerful precompiled procedures. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Système information, Base donnée, Anesthésie, Contrôle qualité, Informatique, Changement, Hôpital, Collecte donnée, Statistique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Information system, Database, Anesthesia, Quality control, Computer science, Change, Hospital, Data gathering, Statistics
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 97-0394594
Code Inist : 002B30A04D. Création : 12/09/1997.