Information technology, automazione e appropriatezza: Le logiche organizzative e le logiche diagnostiche

Translated title of the contribution: Information technology, automation and appropriateness: Organizational and diagnostic logic

M. Plebani, M. Mussap

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Abstract

Background: Appropriate laboratory utilization is a cornerstone of optimal medical practice. Information Technology is an essential tool for assessing appropriateness in the Total Testing Process. Method: We have reviewed the role and importance of Information Technology in improving appropriateness in pre-, intra-, and post-analytical phases. Results: Information Technology is an essential support in all processes related to the patient clinical management. In particular, it plays a crucial role in improving the informative value of laboratory data, increasing security and reducing errors. Conclusions: Information Technology significantly contributes to promote appropriateness and safety, facilitating the clinical decision-making.

Translated title of the contributionInformation technology, automation and appropriateness: Organizational and diagnostic logic
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)92-101
Number of pages10
JournalRivista di Medicina di Laboratorio
Volume5
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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