Accession Number : ADA140988

Title :   Evaluation of Automated ECG (Electrocardiogram) Services: A Study of the Costs and Benefits of CAPOC (Computer Assisted Practice of Cardiology) in the Southern California Area, Summary and Conclusions.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jul 80-31 Jul 81,

Corporate Author : LITTLE (ARTHUR D) INC CAMBRIDGE MA

Personal Author(s) : Drazen,E. ; Metzger,J. ; Stevens,J.

Report Date : 31 JUL 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : Under sponsorship of the TRIMIS Program Office, a computer system for analysis of electrocardiograms was installed at 18 medical treatment facilities in the so. California area. the computer system, CAPOC, was the subject of this evaluation of the costs and effectiveness of ECG services before and after automation. This report outlines the evaluation process and presents our findings. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Electrocardiography, California, Military medicine, Medical services, Management, Computer applications

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE