Health Care Researchers’ Needs for Computer-based Patient Records

  • Allyson Ross Davies
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)


The term health care researcher refers to a diverse set of professionals, academicians, and policymakers who study topics related to the organization, process, quality, and outcomes of health services delivery. This chapter concentrates on the uses and requirements of those who focus on medical care services, including mental health services but excluding dental care. Among the disciplines who work in health care research are clinicians (physicians, nurses, psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, and clinical social workers), economists, research psychologists, sociologists, political scientists, and epidemiologists, in addition to those trained specifically in public health and health services research.


Patient Record General Health Status Clinical Social Worker Health Care Research Medical Care Service 
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