Health Decision Support Systems

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1998 - Computers - 408 pages
This textbook is a logical continuation of Dr. Tan's first book, Healt h Management Information Systems. For graduate level and upper level u ndergraduate courses, it explains the use of health decision support s ystems throughout the health care industry, citing examples from hospi tals, managed care organizations and long term care facilities. This b ook includes learning objectives, case studies and review questions. A n Instructor's guide is also available.
 

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Contents

PART IIORGANIZING BASIC DESIGN AND SYSTEM COMPONENTS
59
A Systems Perspective on Organizational HDSS Design
67
Designing and Developing an Organizational HDSS
73
Chapter Questions
79
A Population Health Framework for DataBased HDSS Designs
85
Organizing Health Statistical and Decisional Systems
95
A Case of Three Physicians
102
Revisiting the Case of the Three Physicians
110
Application Domains for CDSSs and Medical ESs
225
The Emergence of EDSSs
231
Chapter Questions
237
Chapter 11Health Decision Support Systems in Nursing
243
Anticipated Benefits of NDSS Use
252
PART IVSCREENING STRATEGIC AND PRAGMATIC CONSIDERATIONS
263
Strategic Planning for HDSSs and ESSs
270
Organizational Learning
280

Conclusion
117
Cognitive
127
Cognitive Task Analysis in Knowledge Elicitation
135
Conclusion
148
Basic Elements of a TwoVariable Graph
154
The TanBenbasat Anchoring Principle for GraphicsBased HDSSs
161
Conclusion
168
PART IIICONTOURING MAJOR METHODOLOGICAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL
175
Clinical Information versus Clinical Knowledge
182
RoughSets Methods
189
Neural Networks Methodology
199
Potential Pitfalls and Limitations of NNs Methodology
207
Chapter Questions
213
Clinical Decision Support Systems
219
Constructing Organizational Group and Individualized HDSSs
294
Conclusion
301
Who? The Stakeholders
307
Indicators
322
Studies and Action Research
329
Conclusion
345
THE HDSS FUTURE
351
Driving Forces
361
Mini Case 16
367
An OpenSystem Framework for Charting HDSS Future Developments
373
Future HDSS Management Challenges
381
Mini Case 17
387
About the Contributors
403
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