g. For assistance, contact the Data Input Section, Patient Administration
Systems Division, DSN 471-5414/6797.
a. PASBA2 is a program written to provide the medical treatment facilities quick,
easy access to the data it submitted to the Directorate of Patient Administration
Systems and Biostatistics Activities (PASBA), through the Individual Patient Data
System (IPDS). The availability of this data enables clinicians and managers to make
decisions about their patients and their facility in an expeditious manner.
b. PASBA2 User's Manual, dated 21 May 1993, provides instructions and
procedures for operation of the PASBA2 inpatient data retrieval program in all Army
medical treatment facilities.
c. The IPDS records contain information protected under the Privacy Act of
1974. It is essential that you safeguard this data. As a precaution, the chief of Patient
Administration Division (PAD) must install a password program before enabling users
access to PASBA2.