Positive Patient and Specimen Identification

  • Arthur E. Rappoport
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)


Today healthcare faces critical challenges which information technology can help to meet. Computerized hospital information systems (HIS) have contributed to improved management practices and productivity in financial management and accounting and most recently in administrative decision support. Except for laboratories, clinical units have lagged behind. Only now is patient care beginning to benefit from the capabilities provided by computing and communications technologies.


Electronic Patient Record Hospital Information System Specimen Identification Nursing Station Hospital Information System 
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