The design of a National Information System for Thalassemia

  • A. Rossi-Mori
  • F. L. Ricci
  • A. M. Bocchi
  • A. De Blasi
  • R. Gaviano
  • B. Rossi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 16)


The control of thalassemia, a genetic disease, depends upon preventive and therapeutic programs, that are planned at Regional level and carried out by a large number of autonomous health services. On this structure, a specialized hierarchic Information System was designed, as a part of the whole Health Information System now under development in Italy.

No specific I.S. for thalassemia was available before, so that the design was planned following a preliminary study to obtain a reference framework and to identify precise objectives.


Health Information System Medical Informatics Local Program Local Public Health Regional Health Authority 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Rossi-Mori
    • 1
  • F. L. Ricci
    • 1
  • A. M. Bocchi
    • 1
  • A. De Blasi
    • 1
  • R. Gaviano
    • 1
  • B. Rossi
    • 1
  1. 1.Group on Health Information System, Inst. for Biomedical TechnologyNational Research CouncilRomeItaly

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