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Descriptor English:   Health Information Systems 
Descriptor Spanish:   Sistemas de Información en Salud 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Sistemas de Informação em Saúde 
Synonyms English:   Health Information System
Information System, Health
Information Systems, Health
System, Health Information
Systems, Health Information  
Tree Number:   L01.313.500.750.300.361
Definition English:   A system for the collection and/or processing of data from various sources, and using the information for policy making and management of health services. It could be paper-based or electronic. (From http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTHEALTHNUTRITIONANDPOPULATION/EXTHSD/0,,contentMDK:22239824~menuPK:376799~pagePK:148956~piPK:216618~theSitePK:376793,00.html. http://www.who.int/healthinfo/systems/en/) 
History Note English:   2013 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
CL classification EC economics
ES ethics HI history
IS instrumentation LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MA manpower OG organization & administration
ST standards SN statistics & numerical data
SD supply & distribution TD trends
UT utilization  
Record Number:   55139 
Unique Identifier:   D063005 

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