publication . Other literature type . Article . 2009

Medical Informatics: An Essential Tool for Health Sciences Research in Acute Care

Man Li; Brian W. Pickering; Vernon D. Smith; Mirsad Hadzikadic; Ognjen Gajic; Vitaly Herasevich;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2009
  • Publisher: Association of Basic Medical Sciences of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Abstract
<jats:p>Medical Informatics has become an important tool in modern health care practice and research. In the present article we outline the challenges and opportunities associated with the implementation of electronic medical records (EMR) in complex environments such as intensive care units (ICU). We share our initial experience in the design, maintenance and application of a customized critical care, Microsoft SQL based, research warehouse, ICU DataMart. ICU DataMart integrates clinical and administrative data from heterogeneous sources within the EMR to support research and practice improvement in the ICUs. Examples of intelligent alarms – “sniffers”, adminis...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: health care facilities, manpower, and services
free text keywords: Article, ICU, EMR, DataMart, alarm, dashboard, modeling, Medicine (General), R5-920, General Medicine, Medical record, Health care, business.industry, business, Medical emergency, medicine.disease, medicine, Acute care, medicine.medical_specialty, Health informatics, Intensive care medicine, SQL, computer.programming_language, computer, Intensive care, Internal medicine, Decision support system, Biomedical sciences, Endocrinology
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2009

Medical Informatics: An Essential Tool for Health Sciences Research in Acute Care

Man Li; Brian W. Pickering; Vernon D. Smith; Mirsad Hadzikadic; Ognjen Gajic; Vitaly Herasevich;