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Hospitals of the Future

  • James G. Anderson
  • Stephen J. Jay
Part of the Computers and Medicine book series (C+M)

Abstract

In order to survive in an increasingly competitive environment, hospitals will have to utilize a wide range of newly emerging computer technologies that must be integrated into technologically feasible and cost-effective systems. Substantial improvements in hospital performance will require the development of computer-based systems that are flexible, integrated, and intelligent. A scientific foundation that can provide a rational basis for the restructuring of the hospital will be required.

Keywords

Expert System Health Care Setting Hospital Information System Health Care Delivery System Robotic Technology 
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© American Association for Medical Systems and Informatics 1986

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  • James G. Anderson
  • Stephen J. Jay

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