Big data and smart health strategies: findings from the health information systems perspective

Yearb Med Inform. 2014 Aug 15;9(1):125-7. doi: 10.15265/IY-2014-0034.


Objectives: To summarize excellent current research in the field of Health Information Systems.

Method: Creation of a synopsis of the articles selected for the 2014 edition of the IMIA Yearbook.

Results: Four papers from international peer reviewed journals were selected and are summarized.

Conclusions: Selected articles illustrate current research regarding the impact and the evaluation of health information technology and the latest developments in health information exchange.

Keywords: International Medical Informatics Association; Medical informatics; health information systems; hospital information systems.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Chronic Disease
  • Databases, Factual*
  • Decision Support Systems, Clinical*
  • Health Information Systems*
  • Humans
  • Registries