Report Number: CS-TR-80-790
Institution: Stanford University, Department of Computer Science
Title: Databases in healthcare
Author: Wiederhold, Gio
Date: March 1980
Abstract: This report defines database design and implementation technology as applicable to healthcare. The relationship of technology to various healthcare settings is explored, and the effectiveness on healthcare costs, quality and access is evaluated. A summary of relevant development directions is included. Detailed examples of 5 typical clinical applications (public health, clinical trials, clinical research, ambulatory care, and hospitals) are appended. There is an extended bibliography.