Fandom

The IT Law Wiki

Policy Implications of Medical Information Systems

32,181pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.

Citation Edit

7708 T

Office of Technology Assessment, Policy Implications of Medical Information Systems (Dec. 1977) (full-text).

Overview Edit

This report provides a balanced and impartial assessment of the policy implications of computer-based medical information systems.

The report begins with a summary of the findings and conclusions and the alternative policies that could be pursued. Chapter 2 provides a perspective for the assessment. Three different kinds of medical information systems that were examined are described in chapter 3. Chapter 4 discusses the implications of these systems on such areas of concern as quality of medical care, clinical decision-making, malpractice litigation, and confidentiality of data about patients. Chapters considers the factors that influence the diffusion and use of information systems in the medical field. In conclusion, chapter 6 considers a range of policy alternatives for maximizing the benefits of information systems.

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki