Design and Implementation of a Database Management System for a Navy Medical Administrative Unit
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA
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The Navy Medical Administrative Unit NMAU for the Monterey Peninsula has a challenging mission which encompasses many administrative tasks. Medical readiness and occupational health requirements are tracked for all Navy and Marine Corps personnel in the region. In order to fulfill their mission satisfactorily, it was necessary for NMAU to get an automated database management system. The Flight Surgeon at the Naval Postgraduate School works very closely with NMAU. The Flight Surgeons administrative responsibilities would also benefit from a database system. Based on the requirements for NMAU a database system was designed and implemented in their clinic. Based on the Flight Surgeons requirements the data base system was further analyzed in order to assist future upgrades that would employ the flight surgeons requirements. The primary objective, however, was to get a system on line for NMAU that would enable them to effectively and efficiently execute their mission. The Navy Medical Administrative Unit Database System NMAUDS 1.0 was the result of the previously described endeavors it was written in dBASE IV version 1.5.
- Administration and Management
- Medicine and Medical Research
- Computer Programming and Software