management information systems


Summary: Systems designed to provide information primarily concerned with the administrative functions associated with the provision and utilization of services; also includes program planning, etc.

Top Publications

  1. Brown C, Bagby R, Neiswinder J, Helmuth A. Computer-based data collection boosts productivity, regulatory compliance. Nurs Manage. 2004;35:40B-D pubmed
  2. Adindu A, Babatunde S. Health managers' perception of the primary health care management information system: a case of Bama Local Government in northern Nigeria. Niger J Med. 2006;15:266-70 pubmed
  3. Gething P, Noor A, Gikandi P, Ogara E, Hay S, Nixon M, et al. Improving imperfect data from health management information systems in Africa using space-time geostatistics. PLoS Med. 2006;3:e271 pubmed
    ..Health management information systems (HMIS) exist to address this need at national scales across Africa but are failing to deliver adequate ..
  4. Odhiambo Otieno G. Evaluation of existing district health management information systems a case study of the district health systems in Kenya. Int J Med Inform. 2005;74:733-44 pubmed
    ..Information system designers must also address issues of cooperative partnership in information activities, systems compatibility and sustainability. ..
  5. Odhiambo Otieno G, Odero W. Evaluation criteria for the district health management information systems: lessons from the Ministry of Health, Kenya. Afr Health Sci. 2005;5:59-64 pubmed
    The District Health Management Information Systems (DHMISs) were established by the Ministry of Health (MoH) in Kenya more than two decades ago. Since then, no comprehensive evaluation has been undertaken...
  6. Odhiambo Otieno G. Evaluation criteria for district health management information systems: lessons from the Ministry of Health, Kenya. Int J Med Inform. 2005;74:31-8 pubmed
    There has been no comprehensive evaluation of the district health management information systems (DHMISs) since the establishment of these systems by the Ministry of Health (MoH), in Kenya...
  7. Sternberg D. The strategic decision tree. An innovative approach to making e-health decisions. Mark Health Serv. 2004;24:43-4 pubmed
  8. Hood B, Clarke J, Crouch R, Wareham M. An incremental approach to a Web-based computerized medical record. J Healthc Inf Manag. 2001;15:199-205 pubmed
    ..Electronic signature capabilities for transcription and results are also slated for 2001 and will be the first change to how the physician practices. ..
  9. Cao L, Liu D, Guo B. [Progress of childhood immunization information management system in China in 2008]. Zhongguo Yi Miao He Mian Yi. 2009;15:367-70 pubmed

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  1. Hennessy S. Use of health care databases in pharmacoepidemiology. Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol. 2006;98:311-3 pubmed
  2. Tobgay T, Dorji T, Pelzom D, Gibbons R. Progress and delivery of health care in Bhutan, the Land of the Thunder Dragon and Gross National Happiness. Trop Med Int Health. 2011;16:731-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Despite commendable achievements, considerable challenges lie ahead, but the advances of the past few decades bode well for the future. ..
  3. Hayashi D, Imai Y, Morita H, Fujita H, Monzen K, Harada T, et al. Development of a pioneering clinical support system utilizing information technology. Jpn Heart J. 2004;45:315-24 pubmed
    ..We report here these medical achievements as well as technological ones which will play a role in propagating such medical achievements. ..
  4. Makinde O, Ezomike C, Lehmann H, Ibanga I. Lessons learned in the deployment of a HIV counseling and testing management information system on a new project. AIDS. 2011;25:2289-93 pubmed publisher
    ..Institutionalizing routine HIV behavioral surveillance using data collected at HCT will help in streamlining interventions that will be evidence-based. ..
  5. Davis T, Green J, Colquhoun A, Hage B, Biddle C. Anesthesia recordkeeping: accuracy of recall with computerized and manual entry recordkeeping. J Clin Monit Comput. 2012;26:163-9 pubmed publisher
    ..There was no difference in the accuracy of practitioners' recall of patient variables when using computerized or manual entry recordkeeping systems, suggesting little impact on vigilance. ..
  6. Goedert J. Coming under one roof. Health Data Manag. 2002;10:58, 60 pubmed
  7. Castillo J. Technology doesn't have to thwart patient autonomy. Nephrol News Issues. 2005;19:51 pubmed
  8. Kivinen T, Lammintakanen J. The success of a management information system in health care - a case study from Finland. Int J Med Inform. 2013;82:90-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The implementation and use of management information system did not seem to be planned as an essential tool in strategic information management in the health care organization studied. ..
  9. Kawasumi Y, Abrahamowicz M, Ernst P, Tamblyn R. Development and validation of a predictive algorithm to identify adult asthmatics from medical services and pharmacy claims databases. Health Serv Res. 2011;46:939-63 pubmed publisher
    ..Our algorithm using asthma-specific markers from administrative claims databases provided moderate sensitivity and high specificity. ..
  10. Holden E, Thanh Nguyen H, Grossman E, Robinson S, Nelson L, Gunter M, et al. Estimating prevalence, incidence, and disease-related mortality for patients with epilepsy in managed care organizations. Epilepsia. 2005;46:311-9 pubmed
    ..The algorithms in this project can be used to monitor trends in prevalence, incidence, and mortality to inform decisions critical to improving the health care needs and quality of life for patients with epilepsy. ..
  11. Chute C, Beck S, Fisk T, Mohr D. The Enterprise Data Trust at Mayo Clinic: a semantically integrated warehouse of biomedical data. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010;17:131-5 pubmed publisher
  12. Andersson A, Hallberg N, Eriksson H, Timpka T. A management information system model for process-oriented health care. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2004;107:1008-12 pubmed
    ..A conceptual model has been developed for local-level integration of management information systems and organizational procedures in process-oriented health care organizations
  13. Kalogeropoulos D, Carson E, Collinson P. Towards knowledge-based systems in clinical practice: development of an integrated clinical information and knowledge management support system. Comput Methods Programs Biomed. 2003;72:65-80 pubmed
  14. Jacobs A. Claiming benefits. Claims adjudication enhancements fight fraud, reduce abuse and contain cost, which add up to a bigger bottom line. Healthc Inform. 2007;24:111 pubmed
  15. Delageniere S, Brenchereau P, Launer L, Ashton A, Leal R, Veyrier S, et al. ISPyB: an information management system for synchrotron macromolecular crystallography. Bioinformatics. 2011;27:3186-92 pubmed publisher
  16. Goedert J. First responders not first for I.T. But changes are coming as voice, data converge and discussions get serious about funding. Health Data Manag. 2007;15:44, 46, 48 passim pubmed
  17. Parish C. Edging towards a brave new IT world. Nurs Stand. 2006;20:15-6 pubmed
  18. Williams J. E-mail alerts help biomed department manage its business. Biomed Instrum Technol. 2007;41:293-4 pubmed
  19. Askeland R, McGrane S, Levitt J, Dane S, Greene D, Vandeberg J, et al. Improving transfusion safety: implementation of a comprehensive computerized bar code-based tracking system for detecting and preventing errors. Transfusion. 2008;48:1308-17 pubmed publisher
    ..The bar code-based computerized tracking system detected and prevented identification and matching errors, thereby reducing the proportion of blood samples rejected and increasing patient safety. ..
  20. Curran J, McD Taylor D. National Coroners Information System: a valuable source of lessons for emergency medicine. Emerg Med Australas. 2012;24:442-50 pubmed publisher
    ..These should be incorporated into emergency physician training. EDs should review the coronial recommendations to ensure that, where possible, they have been adopted. ..
  21. Rockman J. Electronic surgical record management. J Med Pract Manage. 2010;25:276-81 pubmed
    ..ESRM is a new approach to surgical coordination. It enables surgical practices to automate and streamline their processes, reduce costs, and ensure that patients receive the best possible care. ..
  22. Baldwin F. Managing customer relations. As members become choice makers, health plans need competitive IT. Healthc Inform. 2004;21:33-4 pubmed
  23. Deliège D, Debacker C, Smeesters S, Knani H, Neirynck I, De Clercq E. How to build an information system application to the health domain. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2002;93:9-17 pubmed
    ..This paper aims at: a) reminding how to evolve from data to management information systems b) describing how to build a population based health information system c) describing the concepts ..
  24. Ford R. Respiratory care management information systems. Respir Care. 2004;49:367-75; discussion 375-7 pubmed
    ..The respiratory care management information systems (RCMIS) of today offer many advantages over paper-based systems and hospital-wide computer systems...
  25. Barton M, Delaney G. A decade of investment in radiotherapy in New South Wales: why does the gap between optimal and actual persist?. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2011;55:433-41 pubmed publisher
    ..Some regional AHS have shown significant increases in RTU with new facilities. ..
  26. Ashbaugh J, Mirel R. "New" state information systems; same "old" mistakes. Ment Retard. 2005;43:147-8 pubmed
  27. Hood M, Gugerty B, Levine R, Ho V. Computerized information management for institutional review boards. Comput Inform Nurs. 2005;23:190-8; quiz 199-200 pubmed
  28. Cross M. e-novation. Under orders. Health Serv J. 2003;113:suppl 5, 7-8 pubmed
  29. Ostbye T, Lobach D, Cheesborough D, Lee A, Krause K, Hasselblad V, et al. Evaluation of an infrared/radiofrequency equipment-tracking system in a tertiary care hospital. J Med Syst. 2003;27:367-80 pubmed
    ..Nursing staff and system users had positive impressions of the system and its potential. Tracking systems can successfully locate hospital equipment and may improve utilization. ..
  30. Gamm L. A real-time case approach to teaching information systems in health services administration: hardwiring research to teaching. J Health Adm Educ. 2002;20:61-73 pubmed approach (RTCA), a highly interactive case method employed in teaching a graduate health management information systems course...
  31. Moody M. HIPAA strengthens business case for electronic report distribution systems. J Healthc Inf Manag. 2002;16:47-51 pubmed
    ..HIPAA may finally force healthcare organizations to make long-postponed decisions to increase the use of automation and technology for report distribution. For most, the direct benefits will far outweigh the costs. ..
  32. Cavill S. Speeding up the patient journey. Prof Nurse. 2003;19:6-7 pubmed
    ..Nurses have a key part to play in encouraging doctors to embrace the benefits of electronic booking, which can speed up the patient's wait between diagnosis by a GP and being seen by a specialist. ..
  33. Rokovada L. Health sector reform and the Health Management Reform Project in Fiji. P N G Med J. 2006;49:87-92 pubmed
  34. Egger Halbeis C, Epstein R, Macario A, Pearl R, Grunwald Z. Adoption of anesthesia information management systems by academic departments in the United States. Anesth Analg. 2008;107:1323-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Adoption of AIMS technology appears to have reached sufficient momentum within academic anesthesiology departments to result in a fundamental change. ..
  35. Luo J, Apperson Hansen C, Pelfrey C, Zhang G. RMS: a platform for managing cross-disciplinary and multi-institutional research project collaboration. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2014;14:106 pubmed publisher
    ..The results of this study demonstrate that a web-based integrated informatics platform can facilitate and increase research interactions among investigators. ..
  36. Davis J, Brannon D, Whitman M. Organizational factors associated with the use of information systems in nursing homes. Health Care Manage Rev. 2009;34:141-51 pubmed publisher
    ..Membership in a multifacility chain may both increase the need for network-wide communication and provide resources promoting use. ..
  37. David G, Burnett L, Schenkel R. Linking radiology equipment service and medical physics survey databases. Radiol Manage. 2004;26:22-5 pubmed
    ..This allows us within the medical physics database to document the resolution of problems as well as to keep track of the status of service calls initiated as a result of medical physics surveys. ..
  38. Whitaker H. Teaching future physicians. Technology, academics and patient care join forces in a mobile world. Health Manag Technol. 2002;23:20-3 pubmed
  39. Tarantino D. Strategic financial decision making is key to project support. Physician Exec. 2003;29:68-71 pubmed
  40. Margolis J. Managed care. The health plan of tomorrow. Health Manag Technol. 2004;25:32-4, 36-7 pubmed
    ..The increased role of consumers, along with increased healthcare costs, will compel health plans to use technology so everyone in the equation comes out a winner. ..
  41. Fenton S, Gamm L. Evaluation and management documentation and coding technology adoption. Perspect Health Inf Manag. 2007;4:7 pubmed
    ..The reasons for low levels of coding technology adoption, which requires little additional physician effort, suggest the potential presence of unique factors inhibiting the adoption of this technology. ..
  42. Featherly K. Learning from mistakes. With Robert Muscalus' guidance, Pennsylvania's patient safety program includes quality improvement. Healthc Inform. 2005;22:35-6 pubmed
  43. Blair R. Quality as a passion. Health Manag Technol. 2005;26:40-1 pubmed
    ..Allen Schaffer, M.D., describes how a national health plan combines IT and human resources, and embraces national evidence-based standards, to influence the individual health status of millions of members. ..
  44. Hart C. No product? No program!. Public Health Rep. 2004;119:23-4 pubmed
  45. Koivula M, Nousiainen J, Nousiainen J, Mäntysaari E. Use of herd solutions from a random regression test-day model for diagnostic dairy herd management. J Dairy Sci. 2007;90:2563-8 pubmed
    ..The Web service has been offered to farmers and dairy advisors since 2001, and it has proved to be a powerful tool for herd monitoring and planning. ..
  46. Meyer Bender A, Spitz R, Pollwein B. The anaesthetic report: custom-made printouts from anaesthesia-information-management-systems using extensible stylesheet language transformation. J Clin Monit Comput. 2010;24:51-60 pubmed publisher
    ..As XML turns out to be one of the most important formats for medical data, we call for the development of an international anaesthetic XML-standard and its adoption to AIMS. ..
  47. Reina Tosina J, Roa L, Cáceres J, Gomez Cia T. New approaches toward the fully digital integrated management of a burn unit. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2002;49:1470-6 pubmed
    ..The developed implementation is an example of a low-cost system suitable for adoption in a wide range of units in a hospital organization. ..
  48. Byrnes J. Driving value: solving the issue of data overload with an executive dashboard. Healthc Financ Manage. 2012;66:116, 118 pubmed
    ..Many health systems suffer from having too little data to identify significant quality improvement opportunities, while others suffer from the confusion of having too much. ..
  49. Keator D. Management of information in distributed biomedical collaboratories. Methods Mol Biol. 2009;569:1-23 pubmed publisher
    ..The chapter introduces some existing databases, distributed file systems, and interchange languages used within the biomedical research and clinical communities for scientific data management and exchange. ..
  50. Avery J, Beyea S, Campion P. Active error management: use of a Web-based reporting system to support patient safety initiatives. J Nurs Adm. 2005;35:81-5 pubmed
    ..By making changes in clinical process and refinement in policies and procedures, administrators can uncover trends and patterns across settings. ..
  51. Truong C, Groeneveld L, Morgenstern B, Groeneveld E. MolabIS--an integrated information system for storing and managing molecular genetics data. BMC Bioinformatics. 2011;12:425 pubmed publisher
    ..g. Linux, Windows). MolabIS can be distributed to a wide range of molecular genetics labs since it was developed according to a general data model. Released under GPL, MolabIS is freely available at ..
  52. Glaser J, DeBor G, Stuntz L. The New England Healthcare EDI Network. J Healthc Inf Manag. 2003;17:42-50 pubmed
  53. Streger M. It's all in the palm of your hand. Part 1: What is a palm pilot?. Emerg Med Serv. 2002;31:77-80, 90 pubmed