The Health Care Professional’s Workstation: Its Functional Components and User Impact

  • John S. Silva
  • Anthony J. Zawilski
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)

Abstract

Our purpose in this chapter is to describe selected requirements for a health care professional’s workstation (PWS). We focus on the use of a PWS as an intelligent intermediary between a provider and an integrated hospital information system (HIS).

Keywords

Hospital Information System Computerize Tomogra External System Medical Information System Discourse Manager 
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  • John S. Silva
  • Anthony J. Zawilski

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