Archive for May, 2010

“Niche” Computer Systems

This entry is part 4 of 43 in the series Words

At the EDIS Symposium each year, a big question for attendees is “should we install the ED module of our hospital-wide information system (HIS), or should we install a ‘niche’ system that’s designed specifically for the ED?” Traditional wisdom has it that the “niche” systems, also known as “best-of-breed,” will work better than the ED-specific […]