Software, Information System
Definition : Software designed to manage/operate computerized information systems intended for healthcare facilities. This software is intended to work with one or a few models of information systems, usually supplied by the same manufacturer. The software performs a variety of algorithms to process the data obtained in specific areas or throughout the facility. Information system software is available as part of the complete information system or as a separate component; the software may be modified (i.e., through the release of modified versions) during the life of the system by releasing updated and/or upgraded versions. Dedicated information software intended for one or more particular applications such as data management, telemedicine, and education is also available.
Entry Terms : "Information System Software"
UMDC code : 26856