Radiology information systems in the digital hospital


The Handbook of Medical Informatics [5] gives two definitions of a Hospital Information System:

The goal of an HIS is to use computers and communication equipment to collect, store, process, retrieve, and communicate patient care and administrative information for all hospital-affiliated activities and to satisfy the functional requirements of all authorized users.

or another definition:

An information system for the benefit of a hospital, in which data are coherently stored in a database, from where they are put at the disposal of authorized users at the place and at the time the data are required, in a format adapted to the specific needs of the user.


Hospital Information System Medical Informatics Radiology Information System Ancillary Service Unauthorized Access 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Gell
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  1. 1.Statistics and DocumentationInstitute for Medical InformaticsGrazAustria

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