Operating Room Information Systems Software

  • Constance M. Berg
  • Darlene Larson
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)


In the late 1970s, very few hospitals enjoyed the support of computerization in the operating room (OR). The few that used such applications were those that put in-house programmers to work on developing scheduling programs and offering capabilities similar to those in outpatient appointment scheduling. Usually these functions were developed on mainframe computers.


Operating Room Selection Team Cost Justification Administrative Approval Operating Room Suite 
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References Cited

  1. Ball MJ, Warnock-Matheron A, Hannah KJ, Douglas JV: The case for using computers in the operating room. Western Journal of Medicin. 1986; 145:843–847.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Schrader ES: Big transition to OR automation still to come. OR Manage. 1987;3:1–7.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Constance M. Berg
  • Darlene Larson

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