Health Care Information Systems

  • Michael K. Bourke
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)


Over time, health care information systems have evolved, moving through several different phases of technology. These phases roughly correspond to the phases of the health care industry outlined in Table 2.2 in the previous chapter. In addition, one can also observe an evolution in the way that hospitals conceptualize and manage information systems.


Business Process National Health Care Health Care Industry Industry Segment Data Base Management System 
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  1. 1.
    For the details of individual vendors and applications, see Richard Sneider, Management Guide to Health Care Information Systems, Rockville, MD: Aspen Publishers, 1987.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael K. Bourke
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  1. 1.College of Business and EconomicsHouston Baptist UniversityHoustonUSA

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