Structured terminologies in clinical information systems: implementation through collaboration. The 10th international congress on nursing informatics

Article English OPEN
Haskell, R ; Hardiker, NR ; Watkins, T ; Lundberg, C ; Brokel, J ; Wilson, M

The structure and content of the dialog with a clinical enduser is a critical aspect of clinical information system use, data capture and retrieval, and efficient and effective health care. This dialog is driven ultimately by embedded structures and processes that: a) provide functional models of clinical expression in support of professional practice, and b) determine how structured terminologies ought to populate these models. Based on diverse practical experience, this study identifies challenges to implementing structured clinical terminologies, categorizing them by both stakeholder group and application area. Collaboration across all stakeholders and across a wide range of application areas is identified as a key ingredient to successful terminology implementation and use.
  • References (6)

    [1]  Powsner  S,  Wyatt  J,  Wright  P.  Opportunities  for  and  challenges  of  computerisation.  The  Lancet 1998;352:1617­1622.

    [2]  Institute  of  Medicine.  Key  Capabilities  of  an  Electronic  Health  Record  System.  Washington  DC:  The National Academies Press; 2003.

    [3] Hardiker N, Coenen A, Hovenga E, Sensmeier J, Smith A, Zingo C. Understanding the dialogue between users and formal terminology systems. In: Proceedings of Nursing Informatics; Rio de Janeiro; 2003.

    [4] Rector AL. Clinical terminology: Why it is so hard? Meth Inform Med. 1999;(38):239­252.

    [5] Hardiker N, Bakken S. Requirements of tools and  techniques  to  support the  entry of  structured  nursing data.  In:  Fieschi  M,  Coiera  E,  Yu­Chan  JL  (eds).  MEDINFO  2004:  Proceedings  of  the  11th  World Congress on Medical Informatics. Amsterdam: IOS Press;2004:621­625.

    [6] Hardiker N, Casey A, Coenen A, Konicek D. Mutual Enhancement of Diverse Terminologies. In: Bates D (ed.).  Proceedings  of  the  Annual  Symposium  of  the  American  Medical  Informatics  Association. Philadelphia: Hanley & Belfus, Inc., 2006, 319­323.

  • Metrics
    0
    views in OpenAIRE
    0
    views in local repository
    147
    downloads in local repository

    The information is available from the following content providers:

    From Number Of Views Number Of Downloads
    University of Salford Institutional Repository - IRUS-UK 0 147
Share - Bookmark