Gregory K. Whymark

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This chapter reviews the concept of management support systems (MSS) their purpose, solution techniques and development methodologies. MSS is a category of software solutions that are intensely user oriented and includes systems known as Decision Support Systems (DSS), Executive Information Systems (EIS), Executive Support Systems (ESS), and Expert Systems(More)
Health informatics education is relatively new in Australia. It began at Central Queensland University in the early 1990s with the development of postgraduate programs in health administration and information systems. The University has a long tradition of distance education. The adoption of this approach for our combined health informatics and management(More)
This paper provides an overview of casemix development and usage in Australia and reviews the process undertaken to design a graduate subject to educate clinicians and managers on the potential use of casemix data to support decision making. The aim of the subject is to enable hospital staff to identify critical casemix information needs, evaluate and(More)
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