W8MD Diet | COVID-19 portal | Vitamin D | Vaccine | Keto

WikiMD is the world's largest medical encyclopedia with
290,642 pages, 4,283,371 edits & 44,293,456 views.

Free unbiased diet, health and wellness info!

Admission, discharge, and transfer system

From WikiMD's free health, diet & wellness encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

An admission, discharge, and transfer (ADT) system is a backbone system for the structure of other types of business systems. An ADT system is one of four types of core business systems: ADT, financial, scheduling, and acuity (McGonigle, D., & Mastrain, K., 2012). Core business systems are systems used in a health care facility for financial payment, quality improvement, and encouraging best practices that research has proven beneficial.

Used in health care, an ADT system is usually the foundation for other types of health care information systems because it holds valuable patient information such as a medical record number, age, name, and contact information. Using the ADT system, patient information can be shared, when appropriate, with other health care facilities and systems (McGonigle, D., & Mastrain, K., 2012). ADT systems can also be used as an alert system upon a patient's admission (Pittet, D., Safran, E., et al., 1996). This can be helpful if a patient has had a history of an infectious disease or heart ailments. When admitted, the ADT system may alert the admitting staff that the patient needs to be in an isolation room or on a cardiac floor, for example.


  • McGonigle, D. & Mastrain, K. (2012). Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge. (2nd ed.) Jones & Bartlet: Burlington, MA.
  • Pittet, D., Safran, E., Harbarth, S., Borst, F., Copin, P., Rohner, P., Scherrer, J., Auckenthaler, R. (1996). "Automatic alerts for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus surveillance and control: role of a hospital information system", Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 17(8): 496-502

Up to date info


Latest research - Admission, discharge, and transfer system

Clinical trials

Source: Data courtesy of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Since the data might have changed, please query MeSH on Admission, discharge, and transfer system for any updates.

W8MD weight loss team

W8MD weight loss, sleep and medspa centers


King of Prussia

New Jersey

New York

Other weight loss blogs

W8MD's tele-weight loss - Call (718)946-5500 (NY, NJ) or (215)676-2334 for PA.

I would most definitely recommend to go to here. They are very nice helpful and know what they are doing and talking about, I can see that the doctor has experience for sure. - A patient. Portions of content adapted from Wikipedia's article on Admission, discharge, and transfer system which is released under the CC BY-SA 3.0.


Admission, discharge, and transfer system is part of WikiMD's free ^articles!

^Admission, discharge, and transfer system (article) is provided for informational purposes only. No expressed or implied warranties as to the validity of content.
WikiMD is not a substitute for professional advice. By accessing and using WikiMD you agree to the terms of use.
Templates etc. when imported from Wikipedia, are licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0. See full disclaimers.
W8MD weight loss logo

Ad. Tired of being overweight?. W8MD's physician weight loss program can HELP. Tele medicine available