Argues that by interpreting the semantic content of different actions, it will be possible to draw boundaries between those aspects of a system that can be computerized and those that will best serve the purpose if left alone. This will dissuade systems developers from being caught in the technology trap. The argument is conducted in the context of developing IT‐based medical thesauri for drug use management.
Health Manpower Management – Emerald Publishing
Published: Apr 1, 1997
Keywords: Database creation; Information technology; Language; Pharmaceuticals; Systems development