Computer Stored Ambulatory Record
COmputer STored Ambulatory Record (COSTAR) is an electronic medical record using the MUMPS programming language. It was developed by the Laboratory of Computer Science at Massachusetts General Hospital between 1968 and 1971 for Harvard Community Health Plan by Octo Barnett and Jerome Grossman.
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- Barnett, G. Octo. Computer-stored ambulatory record (COSTAR). 1976.
- Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Medical Informatics for Better and Safer Health Care. Research in Action, Issue 6. June 2002
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- Clinfowiki - COmputer STored Ambulatory Record (COSTAR)