Accession Number:

ADA155345

Title:

An Automated Information System: Results After Four Years.

Descriptive Note:

Research progress rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL DENTAL RESEARCH INST GREAT LAKES IL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

The effect of an automated dental recall and information system on dental readiness was evaluated over the four years of the systems implementation. Automation and the fleetshore dental liaison which it facilitated, was deemed responsible for a 17.5 percent increase in the number of class 1 individuals and a 7.5 and 11.0 percent decrease in the number of class 3 and 4 individuals, respectively. These dental health findings equate directly with a higher state of personnel combat readiness. Keywords Oral epidemiology.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE