THE DEVELOPMENT OF HOSPITAL COMPUTING SYSTEMS

Book : THE DEVELOPMENT OF HOSPITAL COMPUTING SYSTEMS

Author : * --

Language : English

Episode : Health-Safety-Environment

Published Date : Temmuz 1971

Publisher : World Health Organization WHO

Document Type : Report

Book No : 8879

INDEX

1. Introduction

2. Background: the hospital and the computer
2.1. The complexity of hospitals
2.2. The changing of hospitals
2.3. Problems of managing a hospital
2.4. The hospital manager and the computer

3. Considering the need for a computer
3.1. Modern managerial techniques
3.2. Problems susceptible to computer solution
3.3. The objectives of hospital computing project
3.4. What hospital managers need to know about computers

4. How to proceed
4.1. Choosing applications
4.2. Developing a project
4.3. The task forces
4.4. Pitfalls to avoid: rules to observe
4.5. Human problems
4.6. the World outside the hospital

5. Conclusion

ANNEX I. Technical background
I.1. A brief glossary of computing methods and facilities
I.2. Select bibliography

ANNEX II. The role of central authorities

ANNEX III. Brief details of ten projects

ANNEX IV. List of working documents

ANNEX V. Programme and agenda

ANNEX VI. List of participants

NOTES

28 June - 2 July 1971