Cancer Informatics: Lessons from the World of e-Business

  • Jay M. Tenenbaum
Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)


Like the rest of health care, cancer research is a highly fragmented enterprise with complex paper-based processes that are inefficient, error prone, and often redundant. Few standards exist for these processes or the data they generate. These shortcomings have a negative impact on the cost, timeframe, and quality of clinical trials. They also impede collaborative research and slow the dissemination of research results into clinical practice.


Business Process Trading Partner Integration Framework Business Rule Electronic Data Interchange 
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