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Model-driven GUI automation for efficient information exchange between heterogeneous electronic medical record systems

Yang, Xuebing and Miao, Yuan and Zhang, Yanchun (2011) Model-driven GUI automation for efficient information exchange between heterogeneous electronic medical record systems. In: Information systems development : business systems and services: modeling and development. Pokorny, Jaroslav and Repa, Vaclav and Richta, Karel and Wojtkowski, Wita and Linger, Henry and Barry, Chris and Lang, Michael, eds. Springer, New York, pp. 799-810.

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Abstract

To provide high quality healthcare service, all relevant information of a patient is paramount. Most of the patient healthcare information is stored in disparate electronic medical record (EMR) systems of healthcare providers such as general practitioners (GP), specialists, hospitals etc. Integrating the existing heterogeneous EMRs for data sharing is crucial. All existing integration solutions need the numerous EMR software vendors to update their software to follow ever-changing messaging standards, provided interfaces or other criterions. The cost and efforts of the enormous amount of time required to negotiate with the large number of project participants for upgrading existing systems is extremely high. Almost exclusively, software today provides a graphical user interface (GUI) as the only method for users to access the functionality of the software. In this chapter, we propose a model for automating the procedure of operating the GUI based EMR and exchange information with them without the need of updating the existing EMR systems. The model is called parameterized GUI state model (PGUISM) which depicts the intrinsic logic of GUIs and enables the automated process of writing and reading information to and from EMR systems. --presented at the 19th International Conference on Information Systems Development, Prague, 25-27 August, 2010.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9781441996459 (print), 9781441997906 (online)
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID22752, automation of information exchange, PGUISM, GUI
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Engineering and Science
FOR Classification > 0806 Information Systems
SEO Classification > 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2013 00:57
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2013 00:57
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/9808
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-9790-6_65
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