How Health Systems Affect Care

  • Amelia Lee Marley
  • Martin Farber
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)


Mission statements formulated by both nonprofit and for-profit healthcare organizations across the United States announce their intention to provide high-quality healthcare services through the efficient use of resources. Hence, it is not surprising that a recent survey of 51 member companies of the Center for Healthcare Information Management cited cost reduction and demonstration of quality outcomes as the two leading reasons healthcare organizations buy information technology (Shortliffe, 1987).


Clinical Decision Support System Surveillance Report Artificial Intelligence System Relevant Clinical Data Contemporary System 
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  • Amelia Lee Marley
  • Martin Farber

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