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The role of the healthcare information officer

The role of the healthcare information officer Following largescale automation of the information functions within the NHS, a large number of new informationrelated posts have been created. The role of the Healthcare Information Officer HIO is examined in relation to information provision, the development of information systems, staff supervision, training, liaison with other healthcare professionals the organisation of libraries and the Data Protection Act. The main conclusion reached is that, as information professionals, HIOs have a multifaceted role to play, with extremely wideranging responsibilities which draw on knowledge and skills in the areas of information analysis, systems analysis, library and information science, and computing and management. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aslib Proceedings: New Information Perspectives Emerald Publishing

The role of the healthcare information officer

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0001-253X
DOI
10.1108/eb051262
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Abstract

Following largescale automation of the information functions within the NHS, a large number of new informationrelated posts have been created. The role of the Healthcare Information Officer HIO is examined in relation to information provision, the development of information systems, staff supervision, training, liaison with other healthcare professionals the organisation of libraries and the Data Protection Act. The main conclusion reached is that, as information professionals, HIOs have a multifaceted role to play, with extremely wideranging responsibilities which draw on knowledge and skills in the areas of information analysis, systems analysis, library and information science, and computing and management.

Journal

Aslib Proceedings: New Information PerspectivesEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1992

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