Accession Number : AD0773526

Title :   Application of ADP to Military Health Records.

Descriptive Note : Individual research rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Smith,Joseph J.

Report Date : 08 MAR 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 47

Abstract : The study examines the possible use of computers and a medical information system to maintain medical records. Problems with the current manual records are reviewed. The feasibility of computerization, in view of the state of the art, is examined and, in general terms, the equipment and personnel needs are considered. Improvement in the medical record and advantages to medical care, teaching and research are discussed. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Military medicine, *Records, *Data processing, Costs, Data processing equipment, Personnel

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE