J. TERDIMAN, M.D., Ph.D.; E. VAN BRUNT, M.D.
If the Texas Instruments billing system had been available 4 or 5 years ago, when personal computers first began to appear in physicians' offices, it would have been hailed as a significant achievement in medical office systems. It provides many useful functions, including billing, accounting, reporting, and patient scheduling. In addition to storing data on charges and receipts, the system can store names of procedures, diagnoses, drugs prescribed, and laboratory tests ordered.
The system consists of a single work station that can be used by only one operator at a time but is able to support up to 36 independent
TERDIMAN J, VAN BRUNT E. Texas Instruments Medical Billing System1. Ann Intern Med. ;102:141–144. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-102-1-141
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1985;102(1):141-144.
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