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Medical Records Systems, Computerized

Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

NIH Clinical Center Medical Information System Development collection

Identifier: HMD MS ACC 2019-019
Abstract Original Impact Study report that helped to justify the system; original RFP; procurement documents involved in the acquisition of the original commercial system; post-installation evaluation study; two conference presentations by Macks and Lewis describing the then-unique procurement process for developing and installing a custom commercial software application and the post-installation evaluation. The commercialization of the MIS software allowed it to became a model for hospitals across...
Dates: 1972-1983

Octo Barnett papers

Identifier: HMD MS ACC 2006-017

UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Barnett was Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Senior Research Director, Laboratory of Computer Science Massachusetts General Hospital. The programming language known as Massachusetts General Hospital Utility Multi-Programming System (MUMPS), which remains in widespread use today as the foundation of numerous clinical systems, was invented in LCS under his leadership.

Dates: 1962-2005

Patient/Problem Oriented Medical Record System (PROMIS) Archives

Identifier: HMD MS ACC 2018-016

UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Collection of software documentation/programming code, articles, press packet-like handouts given to visitors, grey literature, operating manuals documenting the creation of the POMR System and PROMIS software, one of the early computerized medical records systems and the only one that was patient rather than provider focused. No working software or hardware survives except for a terminal-to-printer interface device.

Dates: 1967-1986; 1996-2006

Vernon E. Wilson Papers

Identifier: MS C 492

Dr. Vernon E. Wilson (1915-1992) was a nationally known leader in medical education and an innovative administrator of medical programs in academia and government. Although the collection covers the years 1953 through 1981, the bulk of the records were created in the 1970s.

Dates: 1953-1981