Mladen Markota

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The paper describes the possibilities of using data warehousing and OLAP technologies in public health care in general and then our own experience with these technologies gained during the implementation of a data warehouse of outpatient data at the national level. Such a data warehouse serves as a basis for advanced decision support systems based on(More)
The health care system in Slovenia has undergone significant changes since 1992. The objectives were primarily economic and not medical, since the level of medical services rendered has been fairly high and there were limited needs for improvements. Many changes, such as privatization, have not yet achieved their main objective - improved efficiency and(More)
To examine attitudes about information system security among Croatian physicians a cross-sectional study was performed on a representative sample of 800 Croatian physicians. An anonymous questionnaire comprising 21 questions was distributed and statistical analysis was performed using a chi-square test. A 76.2% response rate was obtained. The majority of(More)
Data protection is carried out in two steps. The legislation covers data privacy in general as well as its projection in health care. Its purpose was to leave no personal data undefined within the national health care system. The regulations deal with procedures and anticipated corrective actions, rendering a so-called "organisational prescription". Its(More)
A period of changes in what had previously been public health insurance began in Slovenia in 1992. A new legislation introduced a mixed public-private insurance, the share of GDP allocated for health care insurance in Slovenia equaled the EU average, and the financing of the public health insurance has been balanced up - until now. For the first time since(More)
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