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The status quo of information management in hospitals - results of an online survey

  title={The status quo of information management in hospitals - results of an online survey},
  author={Christian K{\"u}cherer and Jan-David Liebe and Michael Schaaf and Johannes Thye and Barbara Paech and Alfred Winter and Franziska Jahn},
Context: Information Management (IM) departments in hospitals provide IT services supporting patient care and administrative hospital functions. Complexity and impacts of IT failures are continuously increasing. Therefore, professional IM departments are necessary, even though their importance is commonly underestimated. Objective: Little is known about the organization and variety of IM departments in German hospitals. Therefore, we want to characterize their capabilities. In this paper, we… Expand


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Alfred:S ystem Analysis of Information Management
  • INFORMATIK 2015, Volume LNI P-246
  • 2015