information system


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information system

The entire infrastructure, organization, personnel, and components that collect, process, store, transmit, display, disseminate, and act on information. See also information; information warfare.
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Noun1.information system - system consisting of the network of all communication channels used within an organizationinformation system - system consisting of the network of all communication channels used within an organization
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
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Expectations of the clinical information system must not be oversold.
has signed a strategic marketing agreement with 3M Health Information Systems, to integrate Logician(R), MedicaLogic's market-leading ambulatory electronic medical record solution, with 3M Care Innovation software, a suite of care management products that forms a comprehensive computer-based patient record system.
A good competitive information system works with an organization's other existing information systems wherever they may be: the executive suite, the marketing department, or sales offices.
Rather than replacing their entire information system, companies can install decentralized, satellite systems connected to their legacy systems.
In our experience developing an information system for the Orlando Health Care Group and other multi-site physician practices, the following have emerged as critical features that physician executives should consider in their decision-making.
What one can do is isolate the profit contribution of a particular information system.
Hence, the first planned change in the clinical information environment was an integrated patient care information system designed for direct clinician order entry as well as results reporting.
The computerized patient record must serve both sides of the health care interchange by being a complete clinical information system for the providing side and a complete customer information system for the patient side.

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