health information system

health information system

combination of vital and health statistical data from multiple sources, used to derive information about the health needs, health resources, use of health services, and outcomes of use by the people in a defined region or jurisdiction.

health information system

Epidemiology A combination of health statistics from various sources, used to derive information about health status, health care, provision and use of services and health impact Informatics Hospital information system A system that provides information management features that hospitals need for daily business Features Pt tracking, billing and administrative programs; may include clinical features

health in·for·ma·tion sys·tem

(helth in'fŏr-mā'shŭn sis'tĕm)
Combination of vital and health statistical data from multiple sources, used to derive information about the health needs, health resources, use of health services, and outcomes of use by the people in a defined region or jurisdiction.

Patient discussion about health information system

Q. Is fibromyalgia related to Central Nervous System? Is fibromyalgia related to Central Nervous System? Among men and women who is more prone to the symptoms of fibromyalgia?

A. here is a quote from the National Fibromyalgia Association site:

"Little research has been conducted that measures the prevalence of fibromyalgia, and estimates vary widely as to the proportion of male versus female patients. A 1999 epidemiology study conducted in London found a female to male ratio of roughly three to one. However, a 2001 review of the research literature in Current Rheumatology Reports stated the ratio was nine to one."

Q. on what systems does ADHD effects?

A. Central nervous system. Which usually affects the hormonal state and any other system there is...

Q. on what system in the body does a Fibromyalgia effects?

A. Fibromyalgia effects the musculoskeletal and neuronal systems mainly. It is known to cause general weakness and unexplained fatigue, and a syndrome of pain, associated with different locations in the body. People suffer from chronic and extreme tenderness to light touch. Other symptoms include muscle aches, tingling and muscle spasms.

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The additional funding will help expand the project's scope by upgrading seven existing health facilities (including staff training) and enhancing the health information system through the development of an electronic National Health Information System, which has been piloted across five provinces--Western Highlands, Milne Bay, Bougainville, West New Britain, and Enga.
Concord Hospital and Concord Hospital Medical Group have launched a new health information system they say will help transform and improve the way care is delivered.
The health information system needs to be able to integrate all these different health sources for improving decision making and delivery of health services.
This World Health Organization document provides a standard-based tool for health workforce planners and decision makers developing or modifying an electronic health information system to count and document all health workers within national and sub-national contexts.
The National Health Information System - I-Seha - came first in the category of "Enhanced Public Knowledge Management" systems in the West Asia region.
On-line data entry system under the electronic health information system of Tajikistan was launched in Dushanbe, the EU Office in Dushanbe reported on Wednesday.
Reliable and timely health information is an important element in health information system development.
The VistA system provides 130 VA healthcare facilities and 783 ambulatory care and community-based outpatient clinics with a fully automated health information system that supports the needs of veterans, clinicians and administrators.
PESHAWAR, July 17, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The three days training workshop about District Health Information System organized by Directorate of Health FATA in collaboration with UNICEF concluded here on Saturday.
They are often only available from the donor community that procures these commodities (drugs, condoms, and HIV diagnostic kits) and are rarely routinely collected as part of a country's health information system.
The award was given for the electronic process that integrates UHN's health information system with its pharmacy system to provide computerized order entry by physicians, electronic nursing documentation at the bedside, and electronic validation of orders by the pharmacist.
Siemens Medical Solutions, a subsidiary of Siemens AG (NYSE: SI) and a supplier to the healthcare industry, has introduced its MedSeries4 (MS4) health information system (HIS) designed for rural and community healthcare providers.

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