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Design and Mining of Health Information Systems for Process and Patient Care Improvement

Abstract In healthcare facilities, health information systems (HISs) are used to serve different purposes. The radiology department adopts multiple HISs in managing their operations and patient care. In general, the HISs that touch radiology fall into two categories: tracking HISs and archive HISs. Electronic Health Records (EHR) is a typical tracking HIS, which tracks the care each patient receives at multiple encounters and facilities. Archive HISs are typically specialized databases to store large-size data collected as part of the patient care. A typical example of an archive HIS is the Picture Archive and Communication System (PACS), which provides economical storage and convenient access to diagnostic images from multiple modalities. How to in... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Wang, Kun (Author) / Li, Jing (Advisor) / Wu, Teresa (Committee member) / Pan, Rong (Committee member) / Zwart, Christine M (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Industrial engineering / Deep Learning / Healthcare Systems / Information Systems / Machine Learning / Multivariate Process Control
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 128 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Industrial Engineering 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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