Citations with the tag: MEDICINE -- Data processing
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- Wireless Lan relieves hospital processes.
Adshead, Antony // Computer Weekly; 1/30/2003, p32
Reports on use of wireless local area network equipment by physicians at Sandwell General Hospital, England. Reduction in the prescription processing time; Ability to connect the equipment in various departments of the hospital; Mechanism by which pharmacists assists the physicians in using the...
- The Atlas CTMS System.
Adshead, Antony // Budapest Business Journal; 11/12/2001, Vol. 9 Issue 50, p6
Focuses on the implementation of the Atlas Clinical Trial Management System (CTMS) to aid the monitoring of clinical trials in Hungary. Description of the Atlas CTMS; Function of Atlas Desktop; Operation of Atlas Laptop.
- Reading the printout on the wall: decision making in general practice.
Hodgkin, Paul // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 1/21/1984, Vol. 288 Issue 6412, p195
Examines the decision-making in general practice. Usefulness of computers in the decision-making of doctors; Discussion on ways to make decisions in uncomputerized practice; Efficacy of stimulated recall of video recorded consultations.
- STAGE 2 MEANINGFUL USE REQUIREMENTS TOUGHER TO MEET.
Hodgkin, Paul // Medical Economics; 3/25/2012, p19
The article offers information on standards for electronic health records (EHRs) to meet the new stage 2 meaningful use requirements.
- Computing Health Costs.
Lawrence, David M. // Fortune; 5/25/1998, Vol. 137 Issue 10, p21
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Can Computers Cure Health Care?" by Erick Schonfeld in the March 30, 1998 issue.
- COPY LETTERS FOR PARENTS OR PATIENTS.
Lawrence, David M. // Archives of Disease in Childhood; Apr2003 Supplement, Vol. 88, pA47
Presents an abstract of the study 'Copy Letters for Parents or Patients,' by R.D. Palmer and A. Maw, presented at the 7th Spring Meeting of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
- HAZ-MAP DATABASE RELEASED BY NLM.
Lawrence, David M. // Online Newsletter; Jun2002, Vol. 23 Issue 6/7, p4
Reports the release of Haz-Map, an occupational and toxicology databases from the National Library of Medicine. Features of the database; Design of the product; Hardware requirement; Contact information.
- Computer Alerts for Potassium Testing: Resisting the Temptation of a Blanket Approach.
Atreja, Ashish; Mehta, Neil; Jain, Anil; Harris, Martin // Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association; Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p433
Presents a letter to the editor in response to an article about the effectiveness of computer alerts to improve potassium testing in patients receiving duretics in the November/December 2003 issue.
- Computer Alerts for Potassium Testing: Resisting the Temptation of a Blanket Approach.
Hoch, Isaac; Heymann, Anthony D.; Kurman, Irena; Valinsky, Liora J.; Chodick, Gabi; Shalev, Varda // Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association; Sep/Oct2004, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p435
Presents a response by Isaac Hoch et al. to letter to the editor about their article "Countrywide Computer Alerts to Community Physicians Improve Potassium Testing in Patients Receiving Deuretics," in the November/December 2003 issue.
- Using Computer Technology to Detect, Measure, and Prevent Adverse Drug Events.
Gardner, Reed M.; Evans, R. Scott // Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association; Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 11 Issue 6, p535
This section introduces a series of articles related to medical informatics.
- Videoconferencing system.
Gardner, Reed M.; Evans, R. Scott // Materials Management in Health Care; Aug96, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p48
Features the Friendly Roll-About Engineered for Doctors (FRED), a mobile video workstation from VTEL Corp. Uses of the system; Capabilities including visual transmission of computer graphics; Spreadsheets.
- Old Priorities, New Urgency.
Ericson, Jim // Insurance Networking News; Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 13 Issue 9, Special section p3
The article offers information on the next 12 months starting September 2010 as the most critical in health care as deadlines for electronic health records (EHRs) are gearing in the U.S.
- Topic analysis: an objective measure of the consultation and its application to computer assisted consultations.
Pringle, Mike; Robins, Sally; Brown, George // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 6/15/1985, Vol. 290 Issue 6484, p1789
Presents a simple method to classify the verbal interaction during medical consultation. Medical effect of computer on the consultation; Usefulness of computers in increasing the proportion of topics initiated by the doctor; Views of doctors on computer assisted consultation.
- One laptop per primary care worker in developing countries.
Parkes, Gary // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition; 1/31/2009, p252
The letter to the editor focuses on the challenges of supplying computers to primary-care workers in developing countries.
- Compassion, Computers and the Regulation of Clinical Technology.
Feinstein, Alvan R. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Apr67, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p789
Talks about the medical application of computers. Impact of a clinician's obsession with diagnostic technology on his scientific intellectual skills; Question on pathologic diagnosis on whether the disease is present or absent; Challenges in basic clinical research; Perception of academic...
- Innovative Thinking for the Improvement of Medical Systems-- "ENDOVIEW for the Patients"
Gardner, Ann; Raju, Gottumukkala S. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Aug2000, Vol. 95 Issue 8, p2134
Presents a letter to the editor in response to the article "Innovative Thinking for the Improvement of Medical Systems," by P. Plsek, published in the 1999 issue of the "Annals of Internal Medicine."
- Surgical pre-planning and computer-assisted surgery.
Kikinis; Shelton, Ron // Surgical Products; Dec99, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p17
Focuses on the proliferation of image guided computer-assisted surgery. Importance of precision in the work of surgeons; Benefits of the technology on surgical procedures; Illustration of the pre-planning procedure for brain surgery; Reliability of the technology; Background on Sun Microsystems...
- Survey says PDAs improve physician practice.
Kikinis; Shelton, Ron // Contemporary OB/GYN; Mar2004, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p22
The article offers information on a survey of U.S. physicians on the advantages of their use of personal digital assistants (PDA). The survey cites that there is greater efficiencies in their practice and improved quality of care and safety for those who use PDA. The findings which were reported...
- Do you lack resources for data collection? Use these strategies.
Kikinis; Shelton, Ron // Hospital Peer Review; Jul2008, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p89
This article discusses the strategies used by health care quality professionals to manage growing data collection requirements in the U.S.
- Computer enhances doctor-patient relationship.
Stewart, Jane // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 04/21/98, Vol. 158 Issue 8, p1003
States that breast cancer patients at a Winnipeg, Manitoba oncology clinic are testing a touch-screen computer program that helps them identify their information needs and the role they want to play during treatment. Details about the study funded by the Canadian Breast Cancer Initiative.
- CPOE enters the scene via big bang or slow evolution.
Conn, Joseph // Modern Physician; Nov2002, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p6
Offers a look at the efforts of physician executives to adopt a computerized physician order entry (CPOE) system in the U.S. Requirements for CPOE implementation; Number of hospitals that have passed the CPOE standard for recognition.
- Rage against the machine.
Page, Leigh // Modern Physician; Nov2002, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p24
Focuses on the controversies surrounding the use of automated coding software in the U.S. Comments of physicians on the software; Influence of lawsuits against the application of the software on the efforts to modify the software; Requirement for the transparency of Current Procedural...
- GP fears over data secrecy were ignored.
McNulty, Susan // Pulse; 3/17/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p7
Reports on the British government's rejection of demands for general practitioners (GP) to retain ownership of their computer equipment despite GP concerns over patient confidentiality. GP reimbursements for information technology costs from primary care organizations; Risk of computer data...
- GP's computer apathy is costing us money.
McNulty, Susan // Pulse; 6/9/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 23, p35
Offers advice on the discharge of a partner who prefers not to use the computer in data recording. Conduction of a mutual assessment period; Importance of data recording in general practice; Dedication of general practitioners to hands-on medicine.
- How to Hone Your LASIK Outcomes.
Bethke, Walter // Review of Ophthalmology; Jul2000, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p30
Describes a computer software designed to help improve LASIK outcomes. Purpose of the LASIK nomograms created by the program specific to a particular surgeon; Suggestions provided in the program to enhance results; Capability of the program to filter erroneous data.
Bethke, Walter // Business News New Jersey; 02/27/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p26
Reports developments related to Internet industry in United States as of February 2001. Introduction of the GoAmerica Go.Web service for the Cassiopeia Pocket PC; Need of major companies to exploit the Internet; Effort to convince doctors to use computers for writing prescription.
- Become A Partner In The Life Sciences Industry.
Van Andel, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 1/8/2008 Health Quarterly Supplemet, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p28
The author reflects on recent advances in the life sciences industry in West Michigan in January 2008. He challenges visionaries to consider ways to contribute and capitalize on the growth of the life sciences industry by anticipating and meeting its needs. He makes examples of the database and...
- Hospitals take the lead in health info exchange.
Slowik, Elizabeth // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 7/20/2009, Vol. 27 Issue 29, p3
The article focuses on the lead taken by three hospitals in Grand Rapids, Michigan in using software that facilitates the ordering and receipt of laboratory, radiology and transcribed test results by doctors and hospitals. These hospital-based Health Information Exchanges (HIE) are reportedly...
- BUSINESS BRIEFS.
Slowik, Elizabeth // Inside Tucson Business; 4/5/2004, Vol. 13 Issue 40, p13
Reports developments involving businesses in Tucson, Arizona. Availability of an advanced computer technology for treating complex cardiac arrhythmias at Tucson Heart Hospital; Completion of the construction for Southwest Ambulance by Innovative Development Concepts Partners Inc.; Institution...
- Doctor's orders.
Morrissey, John // Modern Healthcare; 4/22/2002, Vol. 32 Issue 16, p32
Focuses on the computerized decision-support system used by physicians at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Principle behind the clinical information systems; Company planning to adapt the system for commercial purposes; Remarks from the information specialist at the...
- A model human.
Mahoney, Diana Phillips // Computer Graphics World; Feb96, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p55
Reports that Engineering Animation Inc. has created detailed anatomical models for use in various multimedia projects. Use of a database of digitized, frozen slices of a male cadaver from the National Library of Medicine; Difficulties in the development of anatomical models; Comments from the...
- System makes electronic house calls.
Mahoney, Diana Phillips // R&D Magazine; Apr97, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p70
Reports on the development of a prototype interactive electronic health care system by researchers at the Medical College of Georgia and the Georgia Institute of Technology with the United States Army, Jones Intercable Inc. and a medical center in Fort Gordon. Target patients with chronic...
- Urologists leery of posting procedure counts online.
Nash, Karen // Urology Times; Jan2008, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p28
The article presents the views of several urologists in the U.S. on the online posting of medical procedure proposed by the consumer organization, Consumers' CHECKBOOK/Center for the Study of Services. The physicians expressed their skepticism and opposition on the effort, which they believe may...
- Back to the Future, Just Like Old Times.
Vickers, Montgomery // Review of Optometry; 2/15/2003, Vol. 140 Issue 2, p23
Relates the experience of the author on managing medical appointments. Importance of interactive online communications in the optometric community; Accounts on the types of clothes of the optometrist; Factors affecting work performance of the medical team.
- HYLAND SOFTWARE LAUNCHES ONBASE FOR MEDITECH SYSTEM.
Vickers, Montgomery // Productivity Software; Feb2010, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p7
A preview of the Onbase for Meditech system from Hyland Software Inc.
- Interactive technology enters realm of cancer education.
Taylor, Ellen // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute; 9/7/94, Vol. 86 Issue 17, p1272
Reports on the use of computers and interactive video technology in educating and counseling cancer patients. Advantages over the traditional method; Helping people make better treatment decisions; Shared Decision-Making Programs developed by the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making;...
- Medic alert.
Williams, Christopher C. // Business North Carolina; Sep96, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p52
Reports on the increase in the sales and profits of Medic Computer Systems Inc. Computerization in private medical practitioners; Formation of a $9 billion industry for health care information systems; Manufacture of software for clinical use.
- Computer Assisted Surgery.
Cosio, F. Arambula; Castaneda, M.A. Padilla // AIP Conference Proceedings; 2003, Vol. 682 Issue 1, p38
Computer assisted surgery (CAS) systems can provide different levels of assistance to a surgeon during training and execution of a surgical procedure. This is done through the integration of : measurements taken on medical images; computer graphics techniques; and positioning or tracking...
- Choosing Clinical IT Tools That Matter for Physicians.
Chaiken, Barry P. // Health Management Technology; Sep2002, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p20
Discusses the importance of clinical information technology (IT) systems. Evolution of the medical practice with the use of pocket computers; Creation of a uniform medical practice with the use of clinical IT systems; Benefits of the systems for physicians.
- Databases: keep it simple�.
Auty, Simon // GP: General Practitioner; 1/6/2003, p38
Reports on the procedure to set up a basic database that can help a general practitioner to measure and collate data. Importance of table in the construction of a database; Use of table wizard to enter fields in the database; Procedure to generate reports through database.
- �until you're ready to take it further.
Auty, Simon // GP: General Practitioner; 1/6/2003, p38
Reports on the procedure used to upgrade a basic database that can be used by general practitioners. Use of macros and modules to upgrade database; Common macros offered in the Microsoft Access package; Benefits of using macros to upgrade database.
- Computer systems shown to help decrease ADEs.
Auty, Simon // Formulary; Oct95, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p568
Reports that accelerating and simplifying the computerization of drug and clinical information can help reduce the number of adverse drug events (ADEs). Components of an enhanced system; Results of ADEs study at Brigham & Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital; Leading types of...
- How to design a complete, concise data collection form for outcomes research.
Basskin, Lorne // Formulary; Nov97, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p1177
Focuses on the considerations for designing a data collection form to ease the collection process and enable computerized sorting and analysis. Step-by-step approach to avoid collecting too much, too little, incorrect or unusable data; Specifics on the goals of data collection design; Data...
- Improvements in Immunization Compliance Using a Computerized Tracking System for inner City Clinics.
Ying Tung; Duffy, Linda C.; Gyamfi, Joyce O.; Wojtaszczyk, Frances; Dozier, Askia; Tempfer, Tammy; Clark, Anne; Putnam, Theodore; Bonafede, Ronald // Clinical Pediatrics; Sep2003, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p603
Presents evidence showing improvements in immunization compliance from the use of a computerized tracking system for inner city clinics. Immunization compliance rates for individual vaccines; Advantages offered by immunization databases and registries.
- Liability for Personal Injuries Caused by Defective Medical Computer Programs.
Brannigan, Vincent M.; Dayhoff, Ruth E. // American Journal of Law & Medicine; Summer81, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p123
During the past ten years, the use of computer programs in medicine has become increasingly prevalent. As these programs proliferate, however, their potential to injure patients also increases. Although the question of liability for personal injuries caused by defective medical computer programs...
- Information management.
Brannigan, Vincent M.; Dayhoff, Ruth E. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks; 7/5/94, Vol. 68 Issue 13, p20
Reports on developments in medical information systems. Formation of a partnership by the Health Industry Manufacturers Association and the Center for Health Information Management; Growth of expenditures for health information systems (HIS) in 1993.
- Big brother moves in to protect the elderly.
Kron, John // New Scientist; 8/12/95, Vol. 147 Issue 1990, p18
Informs about a computerized system called Remote Monitoring Telemedicine, developed at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, to monitor the routine activities of the elderly people and detect health problems. Details.
- ...and here more tomorrow.
Dalwyn, Elizabeth R. // Ophthalmology Times; 5/22/95, Vol. 20 Issue 21, p12
Describes barriers toward the total computerization of health care. Suggestions of ophthalmologists Michael Larkin and Mark Riaboy; Perception on computers as an expense with no financial advantage; Lack of standardized software; Applications of artificial intelligence in ophthalmology.
- Transversing The Digital Divide.
Burstin, Helen // Health Affairs; Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p245
Focuses on the emerging digital divide that the author encounters as an explorer in the land of computer-assisted medical practice in the United States. Disparity between the information environment of an academic health center and the absence of computers at a minimally-funded clinic; Benefits...
- Choosing a computer system.
Lee, Nicholas; Millman, Andrew // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 7/1/95, Vol. 311 Issue 6996, p46
Provides tips for choosing a computer system for hospital use. Comparison of IBM computers and Apple Macintosh; Random access memory; Central processing unit; Hard disk; Monitor or visual display unit; Portable computers; Printers.