William Edward Hammond

William Edward Hammond
Professor in Community and Family Medicine
Third Year Mentor - Cardiovascular Study Program (CVS)
Campus mail: 2424 Erwin Road, Suite 9002, Room 9020, Durham, NC 27705
Phone: (919) 668-2408

Main areas of interest include computer-based medical records, hospital information systems, national and international standards, artificial intelligence, networking and computerization in ambulatory care.

Education and Training

  • Duke University, Ph.D. 1967
  • Duke University, Ph.D. 0

Publications

DATA BASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR AMBULATORY CARE.

A minicomputer-based, data base management system designed primarily for the support of ambulatory care delivery is described. The DBMS, written in the GEMISCH language, supports medical, administrative and financial functions in several clinics.

Data mining issues for improved birth outcomes.

Issues obstructing progress in data mining for improved health outcomes include data quality problems, data redundancy, data inconsistency, repeated measures, temporal (time-contextual) measures, and data volume.

Data standard ≠ data quality.

The relationship between data quality and data standards has not been clearly articulated. While some directly state that data standards increase data quality, others claim the opposite.

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