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computerized information systems, diffusion of innovation, medical record systems



  1. Biondich, Paul G. MD, MS
  2. Grannis, Shaun J. MD, MS


Presented in this article is the Indiana Network for Patient Care, an integrated citywide medical record system that promotes health quality by enabling efficient access to clinical information. It begins with a description of the system's infrastructure, which includes an explanation of how the system accomplishes data integration. This is followed by a series of descriptions and rationales behind the many clinical applications that interface these data. In doing so, some of the factors that we feel contribute to the success of the system are illustrated.