Towards Improved Representation and Communication of Pharmaceutical Expert Information

Towards Improved Representation and Communication of Pharmaceutical Expert Information

Markus Wagner (University of Mainz, Germany)
Copyright: © 2002 |Pages: 13
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-930708-13-6.ch005
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Abstract

The main concern of healthcare management has ever been embodied by two conflicting goals. These are improving care quality while reducing care costs. Information technology already has proven its positive impact on both goals. While general administrative tasks are being performed more efficiently for some decades, expert-oriented systems are entering the medical domain with increasing support capabilities for domain-specific therapeutic procedures, leading to more secure and efficient therapy planning, monitoring and control.

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