Systems Engineering Approach to Medical Automation

Systems Engineering Approach to Medical Automation

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The book offers you a solid understanding of medical automation principles and the latest applications in the field. You discover how computers and devices can be used to schedule personnel and services, and help maintain a just-in-time, lean, and more affordable medical services. You learn how to automate your pharmacy and laboratory services for maximum profit and minimum turnaround time. Moreover, this forward-looking book helps you determine how nanotechnology is evolving to solve difficult medical challenges.Tatsumi et al. have shown that the success of laboratory automation depend on the type of system purchased and how it is implemented [7]. ... Bar codes that are one-dimensional are relatively easy to read by bar code readers placed at various decision points in the automation process. ... Labor constitutes 57% of the cost associated with a laboratory test (Data courtesy of Ortho Clinical Diagnostics ).

Title:Systems Engineering Approach to Medical Automation
Author:Robin Felder, Majd Alwan, Mingjun Zhang
Publisher:Artech House - 2008-01-01


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