In this project an integrated analysis of data from disparate surgery and anaesthesiology departmental information systems was carried out. Due to the lack of shared primary keys, a multi-stage “soft” matching method was implemented. Results of the matching steps are described in detail. Inconsistencies were shown to exist for identifying data, semantic definition of documentation content and documented data itself. Minimum requirements for interdisciplinary documentation in autonomous systems should include shared semantic definitions of documentation content as well as robust and regularly validated interfaces for identifying data.
IOS Press, Inc.
6751 Tepper Drive
Clifton, VA 20124
Tel.: +1 703 830 6300
Fax: +1 703 830 2300 email@example.com
(Corporate matters and books only) IOS Press c/o Accucoms US, Inc.
For North America Sales and Customer Service
West Point Commons
Lansdale PA 19446
Tel.: +1 866 855 8967
Fax: +1 215 660 5042 firstname.lastname@example.org