Douglas T. Jones

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Many ofthe benefits ofcomputerized physician order entry (CPOE) stemfrom its ability to support medical decision-making and error-reduction during patient care. This automated "intelligence" is typically represented by a network of rules. We describe a taxonomic representation ofclinical decision-support rules in the context ofdeveloping and implementing a(More)
The authors will demonstrate the comprehensive web based viewing system for clinical and administrative data in widespread use in the Cedars-Sinai Health System. This system encompasses over a dozen disparate systems of varying ages, each of which originally had a unique user interface. The clinical viewing system is called Web/VS and is assessable from 400(More)
Many of the benefits of computerized physician order entry (CPOE) stem from its ability to support medical decision-making and error-reduction during patient care. This automated "intelligence" is typically represented by a network of rules. We describe a taxonomic representation of clinical decision-support rules in the context of developing and(More)
The advent of the World-Wide-Web protocols and client-server technology has made it easy to build low-cost, user-friendly, platform-independent graphical user interfaces to health information systems and to integrate the presentation of data from multiple systems. The authors describe a Web interface for a clinical data repository (CDR) that was moved from(More)
Although the demand for use of information technology within the healthcare industry is intensifying, relatively little has been written about guidelines to optimize IT investments. A technology architecture is a set of guidelines for technology integration within an enterprise. The architecture is a critical tool in the effort to control information(More)
The authors created a novel system for governing the enterprise information services (IS) of a large health care system. The governance organization is comprised of key members of the attending medical staff, hospital and health system administration, and the IS department. A method for defining the requirements and business case for proposed new systems(More)
Biology of Termites: A Modern Synthesis (Bignell DE, Roisin Y, Lo N, (Editors), Springer, Dordrecht, 576pp, ISBN 978-90-481-3976-7, e-ISBN 978-90-481-3977-4, DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-3977-4) was published in 2011. With the agreement of the publishers, we give a taxonomic index of the book comprising 494 termite entries, 103 entries of other multicellular(More)