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Information Systems, Data Management, Materials Management

Definition : Data management information systems designed to record, process and display administrative information related to the material management tasks of a hospital. These systems include hardware (e.g., a local network including workstations, personal and/or laptop computers) and firmware and/or software to support the management of administrative tasks and provide reports for procedures such as purchasing, receiving and requisitioning supplies, controlling central supply inventory, invoicing, patient cost accounting, and capital assets control. Material management information systems may function as stand-alone systems or may be integrated in a hospitalwide data management information system network.

Entry Terms : "Procurement Data Management Systems" , "Supply Chain Data Management Systems" , "Materials Management Information Systems" , "Materials Management Computer Systems" , "Information Systems, Materials Management" , "Information Systems, Hospital Equipment Control" , "Information Systems, Inventory Control" , "Hospital Equipment Control Systems" , "Inventory Control Systems" , "MMISs"

UMDC code : 18055

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