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4 Author(s)
Berndt, D.J. ; Dept. of Inf. Syst. & Decision Sci., Univ. of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA ; Fisher, J.W. ; Hevner, A.R. ; Studnicki, J.

Healthcare data warehousing presents unique challenges. The industry is rife with often incompatible medical standards and coding schemes that require careful translation. Healthcare data comes from many sources and is delivered in many forms, including published books, individual spreadsheets, and several tape or data formats. Results derived from a healthcare data warehouse must be delivered in accessible form to diverse stakeholders, including healthcare regulators, physicians, hospital administrators, consumers, community activists, and members of the popular press. The industry's widely decentralized and largely autonomous data collection efforts make data quality a significant challenge. Finally, the sensitivity of healthcare data makes privacy and security issues paramount. Healthcare data warehousing will make rigorous, quantitative information available to healthcare decision makers. The authors describe a fully functional healthcare data warehouse used to produce several reports for communities throughout Florida. Building on this work, they're actively pursuing a research agenda to enhance technical data warehousing capabilities while investigating innovative community and clinical healthcare applications

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Computer  (Volume:34 ,  Issue: 12 )

Date of Publication:

Dec 2001

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