J H Murnaghan

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The United States approach to coordinating health statistics involves introduction of multipurpose basic data sets describing health status and the health care system. Standard reporting procedures have been used for many years for vital statistics. Recently designated data sets cover health manpower, inpatient facilities, short-stay hospital discharges,(More)
Report focus is on the general problem of designing and developing information systems equal to the task of promoting and monitoring "Health for All by the Year 2000." Attempting to bridge the gap between theory and practice, this 2-part report proposes some priorities and guidelines for organizing and focusing the efforts of the many agencies, groups, and(More)