Towards a Better Understanding of EHR Systems using Architectural Views

Liliana Dobrica, Cernian Alexandra, Traian C. Ionescu

Abstract

The content of this paper addresses the issue of understanding electronic health records (EHRs) systems under a developer perspective on the existent confusion about this concept. The current standard definition of EHR is discussed in terms of the main characteristics, data models and functional decomposition for clinical research. The key components of these models are identified and specified under two considerations namely, direct care and support. Also they are organized in architectural views describing an EHR system infrastructure for records management. The value of this work is the architecture centric approach by creating graphical representations of the system architecture based on top level standard descriptions.

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Dobrica L., Alexandra C. and C. Ionescu T. (2013). Towards a Better Understanding of EHR Systems using Architectural Views . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-37-2, pages 362-365. DOI: 10.5220/0004246603620365


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@conference{healthinf13,
author={Liliana Dobrica and Cernian Alexandra and Traian C. Ionescu},
title={Towards a Better Understanding of EHR Systems using Architectural Views},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2013)},
year={2013},
pages={362-365},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004246603620365},
isbn={978-989-8565-37-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2013)
TI - Towards a Better Understanding of EHR Systems using Architectural Views
SN - 978-989-8565-37-2
AU - Dobrica L.
AU - Alexandra C.
AU - C. Ionescu T.
PY - 2013
SP - 362
EP - 365
DO - 10.5220/0004246603620365