An Approach to Physician Computer Exposure

  • Michael S. Victoroff
  • Terese M. Timm
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)


Contemporary medicine depends on computers the way 19th century farming depended on horses. In hospitals, virtually every department relies on computing in one form or another. Health workers, from nurses to cooks, find data terminals indispensable to their jobs. Ironically, doctors have been among the last to employ computers in their care of patients. Or more precisely, most doctors have not made direct use of the information handling functions of computers.


Medical Staff Hospital Information System Medical Informatics Clinical Information System Billing System 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

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  • Michael S. Victoroff
  • Terese M. Timm

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