Information Systems and Information Technology in Health. Challenges and Solutions for Latin America and the Caribean
(1998; 120 pages)

Abstract
Rightly designed and deployed, health information systems have the potential of producing valuable management-oriented administrative and clinical information for service and program operation and patient care. Such systems are critical to many areas: effective and efficient decisions for individual and collective healthcare activities, planning, operation, supervision and control, in the evaluation and monitoring of the health status of human groups, etc.
 
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