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combination of vital and health statistical data from multiple sources, used to derive information and make decisions about the health needs, health resources, costs, use, and outcome of health care.

information system

1. Any structure or device that converts data input from diverse systems into outputs such as reports and screen displays.
2. An automated or manual system that comprises people, machines, and/or methods organized to collect, process, transmit, and disseminate data that represent user information.
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To achieve the research goal, the authors developed a model that would enable evaluating the entire SISP process from the environmental stakeholders that influence the quality of key SISP activities to the results these SISP activities produce.
Earl (1993) was not the only author to mention the importance of the process of SISP.
Annual census data of Skidaway Island and SISP completed by personnel of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (1, pers comm.
It is expected that the Act stage presents considerations and conclusions at the Act stage that has been performed, thereby resulting in considerations on effects arising from the SISP model application, with the identification of possible improvements for future ICT strategic planning cycles.
the Court-appointed monitor in the CCAA proceedings (the "Monitor"), in consultation with the Financial Advisor, the LP Entities' Chief Restructuring Advisor and the Bank of Nova Scotia as Agent for the Senior Secured Lenders, determined that there is a reasonable prospect of obtaining one or more Superior Cash Offers or Superior Alternative Offers, as defined in the SISP procedures.
SISP is currently supporting the construction of the 192 km-long Juba-Nimule road.
Vale mencionar, contudo, que logo surgiram preocupacoes e questionamentos sobre o sucesso do SISP (King & Kramer,1988), sendo um dos problemas principais a falta de envolvimento da alta cupula empresarial que estava causando as falhas do SISP, isto sem falar nas incertezas e turbulencias que contribuem para aumentar os riscos e as falhas de investimentos em SI.
Further to the Company's January 8, 2010 news release regarding the commencement of proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act ("CCAA"), a notice of the commencement of the SISP (the "Notice") will be published tomorrow in the National Post seeking expressions of interest in connection with a potential sale of all of the property, assets and businesses of, or equity investment in and recapitalization of, the LP Entities.
Investing in public infrastructure helps build healthy, strong communities for today and manage growth for the future," said Joseph Akol, Area Manager of the Wau Urban Water Corporation, which is partnering with SISP to implement the project.
These systems include SISP, an integrated system for sections and proxy; SIRTEL, a digital reporting system for local entities; a proxy farm based on Squid with three balanced servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux; an Oracle Collaboration Suite for workgroup and email systems; and a database farm and application server farm for centralization.
one of four contractors in the Greater Bahr El Ghazel Region awarded labor-based contracts by SISP, are performing the work.