ARINC Incorporated announced today that Cathay Pacific Airways, one of the most highly respected airlines in the world, will implement an advanced information management system
into its full fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft.
The ICPS is based upon the Joint Commission's Patient Safety Event Taxonomy and draws as well from the National Patient Safety Agency's National Reporting and Learning System in the United Kingdom; the Australian Patient Safety Foundation's Advanced Information Management System
; and the Eindhoven/PRISMA-Medical Classification Model from Eindhoven University of Technology and Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands.
Robert Hodge, Jr., MD, CPE, FACPE, is a clinical professor in the Department of Health Management and Informatics in the School of Medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia and a visiting scholar for the Missouri Integrated Advanced Information Management System
Schroeder] illustrate how advanced information management systems
that support data interoperation across agencies are used by local police departments to enhance law enforcement.
(14) As of 1993, the NLM has begun to refer to IAIMS as Integrated Advanced Information Management Systems
, in recognition of the move beyond academia and into general medical practice (Lindberg, 1993).
This article describes five programs that have been particularly significant to the evolution of biomedical communications over the last twenty years: the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), Integrated Advanced Information Management Systems
(IAIMS), the National Research and Education Network (NREN), the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS), and the electronic journal.