The Communicational Structure of Medical Information Systems and its Educational Consequences

  • O. Rienhoff
  • P. L. Reichertz
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 1)


The paper briefly reviews the state of the art of educational efforts in the field of Medical Informatics. More detailed it analyzes the question of project accompanying education. It is outlined, that not only technical matters have to be taught, but also psychological aspects of system design. As easily performable measurements of communicational and psychological problems are still not available, some guidelines for the setup of educational procedures are formulated. All examples mentioned and the theses derived are based on the experiences of several years of educational activities in connection with the Hannover Medical School hospital information system.


North Holland Publ Medical Informatics Educational Effort Educational Consequence User Environment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Rienhoff
    • 1
  • P. L. Reichertz
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biometrics and Medical InformaticsMedical School HannoverHannover 61Germany

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