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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 2--3

Computerized clinical database development in oncology

Department of Surgical Oncology, IRCH All India Institute of Medical sciences, New Delhi, India

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Department of Surgical Oncology, IRCH All India Institute of Medical sciences, New Delhi
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1075.76229

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In the era of evidence based medicine documentation of clinical data is extremely important. The field of Health informatics is a discipline at the intersection of information science, computer science and health science. Current health informatics field is mainly catering to the general needs of hospital setups. Development of disease / organ/ specialty based computerized clinical data base is still in its infancy and there is a need for clinicians to actively involve in this field to generate authentic and analyzable clinical data. In this article we present our experience of computerized oncology clinical data base development.


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