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Ad hoc
Ad hoc is a Latin phrase which means "for this purpose". It generally signifies a solution that has been custom designed for a specific problem, is non-generalizable, and cannot be adapted to other purposes.
(ADT)Subsystem of a Hospital Information System that provides the function of patient admission, discharge and transfer, and maintains the hospital cencus.
Admission Discharge Transfer
Information system to deal with the care of outpatients.
Ancillary service
Service in a hospital or health care facility which is not part of the health care domain. Example: laundry, portage, catering, cleaning, stores.
Archive System
Archiving is the process of long-term storage and organization of data and documents. An archive is an off-line storage of patient data or other information, in a way that ensures the possibility to restore them on-line when needed.
Arden Syntax
The Arden Syntax is a syntax designed to facilitate the sharing of medical knowledge bases. In its present form the focus is on knowledge that can be represented as a set of independent modules that can provide therapeutic suggestions, alerts, diagnosis scores etc. Each module is called a Medical Logic Module (MLM), which is made up of slots grouped into maintenance, library and knowledge categories. [from Hripsack, et al, 1990]. The syntax has provisions for quering a clinical database and representing time. The syntax is based largely on HELP and the Regenstrief Medical Record System. The Arden Syntax is named after the Arden Homestead in Harriman New York State, where a meeting was held to address the sharing of medical knowledge.

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