A Service-Oriented Healthcare Message Alerting Architecture in an Asia Medical Center: A Case Study
AbstractThis paper illustrates how our development team has used some information technologies to let physicians obtain an instant abnormal laboratory result report for critical patient care services. We have implementeda healthcare message alerting system (HMAS) on a healthcare short message service (HSMS) engine and the distributed healthcare-oriented service environment (DiHOSE) in the National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH). The HSMS engine has a general interface for all applications which could easily send any kind of alerting messages. Fundamentally, the DiHOSE uses HL7 standard formats to process the information exchange behaviors and can be flexibly extended for reasonable user requirements. The disease surveillance subsystem is an integral part of NTUH new hospital information system which is based on DiHOSE and the disease surveillance subsystem would send alerting messages through the HSMS engine. The latest cell phone message alerting subsystem, a case study, in NTUH proved that the DiHOSE could integrate the user required functions without much work. We concluded that both HSMS and DiHOSE can generalize and extend application demands efficiently.
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Cheng, P.-H.; Lai, F.; Lai, J.-S. A Service-Oriented Healthcare Message Alerting Architecture in an Asia Medical Center: A Case Study. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2009, 6, 1870-1881.
Cheng P-H, Lai F, Lai J-S. A Service-Oriented Healthcare Message Alerting Architecture in an Asia Medical Center: A Case Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2009; 6(6):1870-1881.Chicago/Turabian Style
Cheng, Po-Hsun; Lai, Feipei; Lai, Jin-Shin. 2009. "A Service-Oriented Healthcare Message Alerting Architecture in an Asia Medical Center: A Case Study." Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 6, no. 6: 1870-1881.