Executive Information Systems for NHS Senior Management

  • Yitzhak Peterburg
  • Steve Smithson
  • Victor Peel
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 45)


Executive Information Systems (EIS) have grown very popular in the last few years, serving as a tool for senior management to cope with the increasingly complex business of the 1990s. The health care industry has been one of the latest to follow suit. Our project, focusing on the seventeen members of the Management Support System General Managers Panels, aims to identify what is expected of the EIS, what are their most important capabilities and especially, what are the training needs. Practical implications for the introduction and implementation of such systems, based on the results of the survey, are discussed.


Senior Manager Information System Management National Health System Personal Computing Health Care Industry 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yitzhak Peterburg
    • 1
  • Steve Smithson
    • 1
  • Victor Peel
    • 2
  1. 1.London School of EconomicsUK
  2. 2.University of ManchesterUK

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