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Interfaces

  • Anthony O. Okorodudu
  • Daniel F. Cowan
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Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)

Abstract

A computer system interface is a means of communication between a user and a computer system, between two or more computer systems, or between computer systems and other analytical systems. Interfaces not only allow a person to use the machine, they also permit one machine to communicate with another, even one running on an entirely different operating system.

Keywords

Hospital Information System Order Entry Laboratory Instrument Serial Interface Laboratory Information System 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2005

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  • Anthony O. Okorodudu
  • Daniel F. Cowan

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