Appendix: Examples of Current Databases in Health Care

  • Gio Wiederhold
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 12)


The Centralized Cancer Patient Data System (CCPDS) is a standard system for registering persons with reportable malignant neoplasms, who are patients of comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. Eligible patients were first admitted to a center on or after July 1, 1977, and are reported to the Statistical Analysis and Quality Control (SAQC) Center in Seattle, Washington.


Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group Data Item Radiation Therapy Oncology Group Descriptor File Nursing Station 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gio Wiederhold
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  1. 1.Computer Science and Electrical EngineeringStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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