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The SCATA Jargon Buster is a compilation of many of the confusing terms and acronyms used in Health Informatics. It was compiled from various sources and is maintained by the SCATA membership.
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Term or Acronym

AIMS

Definition

Anaesthetic Information Management System

Explanation

Anesthesia Information Management Systems (AIMS) allow the automatic and reliable collection, storage, and presentation of patient data during the perioperative period. They are specialized forms of electronic health record (EHR) systems that in addition to providing basic record-keeping functions, typically provide end users with ready access to summary data that can be used to facilitate quality assurance and research functions.

URL

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3387486

Created On

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Last Edited

08-Apr 2020 13:17