Information Retrieval

  • Allan H. Levy
  • David P. Lawrance
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)


The purpose of a medical record system is to recall, reorder, and summarize data. Information is its product. If useful information cannot be retrieved, then data need not be acquired. If the product is useful, then the cost of data assimilation may be justifiable, The worthiness of an information system is very much dependent upon the utility of retrievals.


Information Retrieval Risk Avoidance Urgent Situation Dataflow Model Retrieval Request 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

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  • Allan H. Levy
  • David P. Lawrance

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