Managing interoperability and complexity in health systems

M.-M. Bouamrane, C. Tao, I. N. Sarkar

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Abstract

In recent years, we have witnessed substantial progress in the use of clinical informatics systems to support clinicians during episodes of care, manage specialised domain knowledge, perform complex clinical data analysis and improve the management of health organisations’ resources. However, the vision of fully integrated health information eco-systems, which provide relevant information and useful knowledge at the point-of-care, remains elusive. This journal Focus Theme reviews some of the enduring challenges of interoperability and complexity in clinical informatics systems. Furthermore, a range of approaches are proposed in order to address, harness and resolve some of the many remaining issues towards a greater integration of health information systems and extraction of useful or new knowledge from heterogeneous electronic data repositories.
LanguageEnglish
Pages1-4
Number of pages4
Journal Methods of Information in Medicine
Volume54
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015

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Health Information Systems
Medical Informatics
Interoperability
Point-of-Care Systems
Episode of Care
Health
Health Resources
Information Storage and Retrieval
Organizations
Information systems

Keywords

  • medical informatics
  • biological ontologie
  • systematized nomenclature of medicine
  • health information management
  • knowledge bases
  • information storage
  • information retrieval
  • systems integration
  • medical classification

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Bouamrane, M.-M. ; Tao, C. ; Sarkar, I. N. / Managing interoperability and complexity in health systems. In: Methods of Information in Medicine. 2015 ; Vol. 54 , No. 1. pp. 1-4.
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