The Development of Integrated Computer Facilities within a District Health Authority

  • J. Roberts
  • S. Brook
  • K. Broadey
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 16)


The Health District considered in this paper in the North of England has within its sphere of responsibility many of the facets of the Health Care services faced in any location, without the additional benefits which may accrue from Teaching Hospital bases in the area. The brief of the Management structure is to make the most efficient use of Management resources — be they nursing, clinical, technical, auxiliary, personnel or equipment available. The overview provided by a District Computer Applications Committee shows the advantages of cooperation and communication in the best use of limited facilities.


Computer Facility Health Care Field District Health Authority Casualty Department Health Service Information 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Roberts
    • 1
  • S. Brook
    • 1
  • K. Broadey
    • 1
  1. 1.Lancaster District Health AuthorityLancasterUK

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