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By John P. Enterline, Raymond E.Jr. Lenhard, Bruce I. Blum

A medical details approach for Oncology describes a clinical details procedure designed and carried out in a melanoma heart yet with large applicability to scientific perform past the melanoma heart surroundings in either inpatient and outpatient settings. considered as ahead having a look in 1978, the method has the excellence of nonetheless being in construction. certainly, its performance has persisted to develop and its technical implementation to adapt with the altering expertise over the past decade. The authors aspect the capabilities supported by means of this targeted process, illustrate the way it assists within the care approach, overview its improvement historical past, and assessment its impression at the supply of care by way of expense, consumer delight, and efficacy. not like a lot details expertise, the method is an lively player in clinical choice making: it comprises finished instruments for coping with and showing medical facts; instantly produces care plans from protocols; and lines distinctive instruments which aid the potent use of blood items. pros in clinical informatics, clinic directors, and physicians will locate this booklet a helpful addition to their specialist library.

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But we adopted a philosophy and structure that demonstrated itself to be remarkably I. Oncology Clinical Information System 21 resilient. The OCIS grew and prospered. Technology changed, and networks obscured the boundary between the original OCIS and the automated tools used in the clinical, research, education, and administrative functions of the Oncology Center. As the basic design philosophy in building the system was one of iteration and evolution, it is likely that there will continue to be ongoing phases of development.

0: 1. 0: 1. 0: :BLD PROD ------:-------:-------:------- -------:-------:-------:-------: : PLT TR-TOT : : : 5 : 5: : : :HEMATOLOGY------:-------:-------:------- -------:-------:-------:-------: :WEC f/CO: 40000' 42000' 39000 30000' 15000' 12000: 5000: : PLATELETS /MM3: 24000' 26000' 12000 22000' 16000' 25000' 20000' :SGGT MIO/L: :OUT CTS ------:-------:-------:-------:-------:-------:-------:-------: :MEDICATION------:-------:-------:-------;-------:-------:-------:-------: : CYTOSINE A MG 50: :DAUNOMYCIN MG 20: :ALLOPURNOL MG 100: 100: 100: 100: 100: :----------------:-------:-------:-------:-------:-------:-------:-------: Figure 4.

Data processing in support of administration is performed by a separate group in OIS that has high-level access to the OCIS database. In most instances, the OIS staff is responsible for recommending automation solutions for other areas of the Center. In many instances OIS both develops and maintains these applications. OCIS Computer Resources The OCIS is presently composed of over 5000 TEpIUM programs (9000 MUMPS routines), 1300 relations, and 2500 data elements. The database contains information on over 55,000 individual cancer patients seen throughout The Johns Hopkins Hospital, of which over 20,000 were seen at the Oncology Center.

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