• 1970
  • The next year he worked on real-time data-acquisition control and data analysis using coupled computers for clinical research, and in 1970 on transposed storage (now termed a Column-oriented DBMS) for databases for very-high speed on-line analytical processing, also at the medical school. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 2005 there were more than 100 medical schools across Africa, most of which had been established after 1970. (wikipedia.org)
  • method
  • A system and method for facilitating the processing and the use of documents by providing a system for categorizing document section headings under a set of canonical section headings. (google.com)
  • A system and method for determining condyle displacement during jaw articulation includes a physical model with corresponding reference points. (google.com)
  • A method and system for identifying medical events which have not been prescribed for performance on a patient prior to performing the events which includes specifying a specified event to be performed on the patient, comparing the specified event to a valid event set indicating events which have been. (google.com)
  • data
  • An electronic data interchange personal identifier, or EDIPI, is a number assigned to a record in the United States Department of Defense's Defense Enrollment and Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) database. (wikipedia.org)
  • The reference measures set is stored into the patient care record as data in a reference baseline indicating an initial patient status. (google.ca)
  • the server receiving the quality of life measures set from the remote client, and assimilating the collected quality of life measures set into the reference baseline data stored in the patient care record. (google.ca)
  • in contrast, a fully integrated system would use employee schedules, financial data, resident census and acuity to support administrative decision making about staffing needs for a clinical unit or facility. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • A server receives the collected device measures set from the medical device, processes the collected device measures set into a set of reference measures representative of at least one of measured or derived patient information, and stores the reference measures set into the patient care record as data in a reference baseline indicating an initial patient status. (google.es)
  • The Veterans Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VISTA) is a nationwide information system and Electronic Health Record (EHR) developed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). VISTA consists of over 180 applications for clinical, financial, and administrative functions within a single, integrated database, allowing all applications to share a single, authoritative source of data for all veteran-related care and services. (wikipedia.org)
  • Integrated data repositories are complex systems developed to solve a variety of problems ranging from identity management, protection of confidentiality, semantic and syntactic comparability of data from different sources, and most importantly convenient and flexible query. (wikipedia.org)
  • Access to a medical monitoring system, which includes a patient-portable monitoring device and an associated monitoring service at a central unit, is controlled by inputting a set of identification data elements into a medical monitoring device, which then establishes a communication link with a central unit and communicates the set of identification data elements to the central unit. (google.com)
  • The medical monitoring device and the central unit cooperatively determine whether the medical monitoring device may be activated for rendering medical monitoring device service, by evaluating the set of identification data elements as to whether they meet a set of basic structural requirements, and obtaining financial or other authorization from a third-party source. (google.com)
  • In the event that the identification data elements meet the set of basic structural requirements and the authorization is obtained, the central unit issues an activation signal to the medical monitoring device over the communication link. (google.com)
  • a paging receiver with storage capability used in combination with a computer then receives the transmitted data and downloads the alphanumeric code data for reconversion and decryption to binary data and subsequent display of the text and/or graphic data. (google.com)
  • A database-management system (DBMS) is a computer-software application that interacts with end-users, other applications, and the database itself to capture and analyze data. (wikipedia.org)
  • Access to this data is usually provided by a "database management system" (DBMS) consisting of an integrated set of computer software that allows users to interact with one or more databases and provides access to all of the data contained in the database (although restrictions may exist that limit access to particular data). (wikipedia.org)
  • Administration - Registering and monitoring users, enforcing data security, monitoring performance, maintaining data integrity, dealing with concurrency control, and recovering information that has been corrupted by some event such as an unexpected system failure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Physics
  • Notably, Ledley drew on his training in dentistry and physics to develop a system that optimized the process of fitting dentures by allowing dentists to determine the "angle of chew," or the mean slope of each tooth relative to the surface of an object (e.g. a piece of food) being bitten. (wikipedia.org)
  • device
  • A server receives the collected device measures set from the medical device via a receiver. (google.ca)
  • the medical device adapted to be implanted monitoring the individual patient while the individual patient is performing a prescribed set of timed physical stressors during the initial time period. (google.ca)
  • the medical device adapted to be implanted monitoring the individual patient subsequent to the reprogramming during the initial time period. (google.ca)
  • programming parameters for download by the programmer to effect the therapy modification for the medical device selected from the group comprising device parameters, drug infusion parameters, and neural stimulation parameters. (google.ca)
  • methods
  • Projects at IBM included developing numerical methods for computing the power (specific impulse) of solid rocket fuel combustion in 1959, and inserting alphabetic I/O capability into FORTRAN compilers to allow output of chemical equations in 1960. (wikipedia.org)
  • This review paper will focus on the computerized methods designed to improve some components of quality of health care. (managedcaremag.com)
  • hospital systems
  • VA hospitals using VistA are one of only thirteen hospital systems that have achieved the qualifications for HIMSS stage 7, the highest level of electronic health record integration, while a non-VA hospital using VistA is one of only 42 US hospitals that has achieved HIMSS stage 6. (wikipedia.org)
  • work
  • Dr. Hall demonstrated his commitment to excellence and team work, as well as his superb medical judgement when he founded the Emergency Room at the Heart Hospital of New Mexico, contributing immensely to the hospital's reputation as a Best Place to Work and as a nationally recognized program for heart care. (visualcv.com)
  • ON June 5, 2017, United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin announced that the VA's electronic medical recordkeeping will be subsumed into the Department of Defense's Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology Application (AHLTA) system, with the work contracted out to Cerner. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr. Ommaya received his M.D. from King Edward Medical College in Pakistan in 1953 and completed his graduate work in Physiology, Psychology, and Biochemistry at the University of Oxford (Balliol College) as a Rhodes Scholar (M.A.) in 1956. (wikipedia.org)
  • Technology touches every aspect of our work, healthcare systems and educational programs. (blogspot.in)
  • A request for proposals (RFP) was issued in December 1982 for preliminary design work. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medical officers are also sometimes hired by the Ghana Health Service to work in the Districts/Rural areas as Primary Care Physicians. (wikipedia.org)
  • Due to the backwards compatibility of the Commodore 128, most peripherals will work on that system, as well. (wikipedia.org)
  • support
  • The Institute of Medicine is calling for nursing homes to implement and use clinical information systems to support clinical practice 1 . (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Finally, we review the literature in computer-based decision-support systems, and draw conclusions about their effects on aspects of quality. (managedcaremag.com)
  • In its conduct of combat support sorties, the 147 RW provides theater and national-level leadership with critical real-time Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Air-to-Ground Munitions and strike capability. (wikipedia.org)
  • Computerized hospital information systems (HIS) have contributed to improved management practices and productivity in financial management and accounting and most recently in administrative decision support. (springer.com)
  • DBMSs may be built around a custom multitasking kernel with built-in networking support, but modern DBMSs typically rely on a standard operating system to provide these functions. (wikipedia.org)
  • physicians
  • Over 65% of all physicians trained in the U.S. rotate through the VHA, making VISTA the most familiar EHR in the U.S. The VistA system is highly rated by physicians, receiving the highest overall score in Medscape surveys of over 15,000 physicians in 2014 and again in 2016, receiving particularly high marks for connectivity and utility as a clinical tool. (wikipedia.org)
  • Physicians must have graduated from a medical school in the United States or Canada, or a school located elsewhere that is approved by the ABPM. (wikipedia.org)
  • A medical school is a tertiary educational institution -or part of such an institution- that teaches medicine, and awards a professional degree for physicians and surgeons. (wikipedia.org)
  • The housemanship training is done only in hospitals accredited for such purposes by the Medical and Dental Council of Ghana Following the permanent registration with the medical and dental council, doctors can specialize in any of the various fields that is organized by either the West African college of Physicians and Surgeons or the Ghana College of Physician and Surgeons. (wikipedia.org)
  • healthcare
  • An example illustrating the importance of interoperability of integrated information systems is demonstrated during a transition of care from a nursing home to another healthcare facility. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • The VHA is the largest integrated health delivery network in the United States, providing care for over 8 million veterans by 180,000 medical professionals throughout the continental U.S., Alaska, and Hawaii in a single, integrated national healthcare network. (wikipedia.org)
  • improve
  • Clinical informaticians, also known as clinical informaticists, transform health care by analyzing, designing, implementing, and evaluating information and communication systems that enhance individual and population health outcomes, improve [patient] care, and strengthen the clinician-patient relationship. (wikipedia.org)
  • It has been used to overcome distance barriers and to improve access to medical services that would often not be consistently available in distant rural communities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Not until very late in the war did Germany share its aircraft and alternative fuel blueprints and technology with its ally Japan, resulting in the Nakajima Kikka jet fighter and the Mitsubishi Shusui rocket fighter, respectively based on the Me 262A and Me 163B-both of which, similarly, came far too late for Japan to improve its defensive aircraft systems, or to make alternative fuels and lubricants. (wikipedia.org)
  • machine
  • The Pressey Machine allowed user input and provided immediate feedback by recording their score on a counter. (wikipedia.org)
  • He too, constructed a teaching machine structured using an incremental mechanical system that would reward students for correct responses to questions. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • His foresight, enthusiasm, selflessness and dedication have earned him well-earned respect from his far-reaching international colleagues, and his involvement on multiple levels of local, national and international emergency medicine and acute care systems development are well-known, emulated and sought-after. (visualcv.com)
  • His passion for improving medical care for his community is truly inspiring and he makes his mark wherever he goes. (visualcv.com)
  • Dr Hall makes dreams come true and miracles to happen for people in need of education and medical care throughout the Americas. (visualcv.com)
  • A system for determining a reference baseline of patient information for automated remote patient care is presented. (google.ca)
  • A database module stores the collected measures set into a patient care record within the database. (google.ca)
  • However, innovation does exist and nursing homes using highly sophisticated computerized systems to manage care have been identified 7 , 8 . (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • A database collects one or more patient care records by organizing one or more patient care records and storing the collected measures set into such a patient care record for the individual patient. (google.es)
  • VistA supports both ambulatory and inpatient care, and includes several significant enhancements to the original DHCP system. (wikipedia.org)
  • CPRS provides a client-server interface that allows health care providers to review and update a patient's electronic medical record. (wikipedia.org)
  • Remote patient monitoring through mobile technology can reduce the need for outpatient visits and enable remote prescription verification and drug administration oversight, potentially significantly reducing the overall cost of medical care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additionally, potentially poor quality of transmitted records, such as images or patient progress reports, and decreased access to relevant clinical information are quality assurance risks that can compromise the quality and continuity of patient care for the reporting doctor. (wikipedia.org)
  • Only now is patient care beginning to benefit from the capabilities provided by computing and communications technologies. (springer.com)
  • Technology
  • These stages represent growth from technology meeting basic isolated organizational needs to a fully integrated system that meets general organizational needs 15 . (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Initially called the Decentralized Hospital Computer Program (DHCP) information system, DHCP was enshrined as a recipient of the Computerworld Smithsonian Award for best use of Information Technology in Medicine in 1995. (wikipedia.org)
  • eHealth is another related term, used particularly in the U.K. and Europe, as an umbrella term that includes telehealth, electronic medical records, and other components of health information technology. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Luftwaffe was deficient in radar technology except for their usable UHF and later VHF band airborne intercept radar designs such as the Lichtenstein and Neptun radar systems for their night fighters. (wikipedia.org)
  • practice
  • Although medical schools confer upon graduates a medical degree, a physician typically may not legally practice medicine until licensed by the local government authority. (wikipedia.org)
  • Upon completion of the mandatory 2-year housemanship, these medical doctors are permanently registered with the MDC and can practice as medical officers (General Practitioners) anywhere in the country. (wikipedia.org)
  • biological
  • Christine Park evaluates both bottom-up and top-down approaches in systems biology, both of which address the complexity of biological systems in developing new disease treatments. (issuu.com)
  • patients
  • Virtual medical treatment also entails potentially decreased human interaction between medical professionals and patients, an increased risk of error when medical services are delivered in the absence of a registered professional, and an increased risk that protected health information may be compromised through electronic storage and transmission. (wikipedia.org)
  • Design
  • His research focuses on the design of large-scale database management systems, the protection of their content, often using knowledge-based techniques. (wikipedia.org)
  • Major books were Database Design, McGraw-Hill, 1977 and 1982 and Valuing Intellectual Capital, Springer 2013. (wikipedia.org)
  • database
  • Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) is a computerized database for United States Service members, retirees, 100% VA Disabled Veterans, dependents, DoD active Contractors, and others worldwide who are entitled to Public Key Infrastructure and TRICARE eligibility. (wikipedia.org)
  • DEERS was created in the late 1970s as a Joint Medical/Personnel Database, and first put into operation in 1982. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2001, it implemented the National Enrollment Database, which provided medical portability. (wikipedia.org)
  • A record in the DEERS database is a person plus personnel category (e.g. contractor, reservist, civilian, active duty, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • The VA currently runs a majority of VistA systems on the proprietary InterSystems Caché version of MUMPS, but an open source MUMPS database engine, called GT.M, for Linux and Unix computers has also been developed. (wikipedia.org)
  • He authored a text book on quantitative aspects of database management systems, first published by McGraw-Hill in 1977. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wiederhold's career included: Rapid presentation of database information for personal computing at VisiCorp (1982). (wikipedia.org)
  • He authored and coauthored more than 400 published papers and reports on computing and medicine and served as the associate editor or editor-in-chief of ACM's Transactions on Database Systems (TODS) from 1982 to 1992. (wikipedia.org)
  • This article is concerned only with databases where the size and usage requirements necessitate use of a database management system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Database system" refers collectively to the database model, database management system, and database. (wikipedia.org)
  • binary
  • In the period following the second world war, mechanical binary systems gave way to binary based electronic machines. (wikipedia.org)
  • study
  • Consequently, the purpose of this study was to develop a matrix of nursing home IT sophistication from interviews and focus groups with knowledgeable IT staff using highly sophisticated IT systems. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • equipment
  • The project consisted of ten buildings for the Army National Guard and reserve units, including a battle command training center complete with state-of-the-art computerized equipment. (wikipedia.org)
  • school
  • In 1965 he developed similar techniques for the Stanford University Medical School. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are seven medical schools in Ghana: The University of Ghana Medical School in Accra, the KNUST School of Medical Sciences in Kumasi, University for Development Studies School of Medicine in Tamale, University of Cape Coast Medical School and the University of Allied Health Sciences in Ho, Volta Region, the leading private medical school in Ghana - the Accra College of Medicine, and Family Health Medical School another private medical school. (wikipedia.org)
  • Entry into these medical schools are highly competitive and it is usually based on successful completion of the Senior High School Examinations. (wikipedia.org)
  • The University of Ghana Medical School and KNUST School of Medical Sciences in Kumasi use the Tradition medical education model whiles University for Development Studies School of Medicine uses the Problem-based learning model. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Kenya, medical school is a faculty of a university. (wikipedia.org)
  • documents
  • Once trained, the system may match and categorize the document sections with little to no supervision of the categorization for large sets of documents. (google.com)
  • addition
  • In addition, DEERS enables DoD e-business, including identity management, and reduces fraud and abuse of government benefits and supports force health protection and medical readiness. (wikipedia.org)
  • help
  • Accurately probing and recording the electrical signals in the brain would help better understand the relationship among a local population of neurons that are responsible for a specific function. (wikipedia.org)
  • Department
  • RAPIDS is United States Department of Defense system to issue the definitive credential within DoD for obtaining Common Access Card tokens in the DoD PKI. (wikipedia.org)
  • There he was in charge of a unit with 400 employees and two computers, an IBM 704 and a UNIVAC 1103A, which led to him transferring to the company's information systems department, which in turn led to him having the responsibility to get government contracts. (wikipedia.org)
  • patents
  • He held patents in devices for drug delivery to the brain, protective systems for neck and head injuries and an artificial organ for treatment of diabetes. (wikipedia.org)
  • provide
  • The range of integration from isolated to fully integrated information systems creates diversity between facility operations, influences interoperability between internal and external stakeholders and can provide a unique measure for a facility's level of IT sophistication. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • An intelligent tutoring system (ITS) is a computer system that aims to provide immediate and customized instruction or feedback to learners, usually without requiring intervention from a human teacher. (wikipedia.org)