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Business Process

The series of activities undertaken to create a product or deliver a service. Companies often lay down specific rules for business process to ensure activities are completed in an organized and efficient manner. Business process may involve division of labor between multiple persons and/or technologies. For example, in a publishing company, one person may write material, a second may edit it, a third may add graphics, and a fourth may print it. Business process is also called business function.
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3M Health Information Systems is the international leader in clinical information management, with products ranging from medical records coding systems to a comprehensive computer-based patient record system.
In contrast, most clinical information systems did not offer these benefits.
The rapid prototyping model recognizes these central truths regarding the relationship of clinical users (especially academic clinical users), the information system professional, and the current state of the art:
Illig, Cerner's president and chief operating officer, commented, "We are excited about this agreement to implement our hospital-wide clinical information systems at the highly regarded Eastern Maine Medical Center.
By utilizing CE[bar]ram for the Single Information System project, we are confident that Ontario CASs will be better positioned to achieve their critical mission of protecting children.
They need a full-functioning system that includes electronic documentation for both nurses and physicians and reliable interfaces to hospital information systems," says Crockett.
Competitive information system users often have few concrete ideas about what they want the system to do ("I'll know it when I see it").
With our integrated and distributed information system, when our customers call about their orders, our employees will have access to updated information.
An information system should capture relevant demographic and eligibility information about each patient, and distribute this data to other application components for users who require it.
To bring a new way of thinking about information systems.

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