In this paper the requirements, design, and implementation of a prototype integrated medical workstation environment are outlined. The aim of the workstation is to provide user-friendly, task-oriented support for clinicians, based on existing software and data. The prototype project has been started to investigate the technical possibilities of graphical user-interfaces, network technology, client-server approaches, and software encapsulation. Experience with the prototype encouraged discussion on both the limitations and the essential features for an integrated medical workstation.

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doi.org/10.1016/0169-2607(93)90036-K, hdl.handle.net/1765/64989
Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine
Department of Medical Informatics

van Mulligen, E., Timmers, T., van den Heuvel, F., & van Bemmel, J. (1993). A prototype integrated medical workstation environment. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 39(3-4), 333–341. doi:10.1016/0169-2607(93)90036-K