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Health Informatics

Health Informatics

An Overview

  • Author: Evelyn J. S. Hovenga
  • Publisher: IOS Press
  • ISBN: 1607500922
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 507
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The field of health informatics (or medical informatics as it is sometimes called) is still a relatively young one compared to other areas of biomedicine and the health sciences. Nevertheless, its impact on the quality and efficiency of healthcare is crucial. This second, extensively revised and updated edition of Health Informatics: An Overview includes new topics which address contemporary issues and challenges and shift the focus on the health problem space towards a computer perspective. An overview is provided of the health informatics discipline and the book is suitable for use as a basic text in both undergraduate and postgraduate curricula. Preparing students for practice as health professionals in any discipline, it deliberately avoids focusing on any one speciality. The publication is divided into six sections: an overview, basic concepts, applications supporting clinical practice, service delivery, management and clinical research and education. With contributions from many distinguished authors, this book is a valuable resource for healthcare professionals and students of health informatics alike.

Health Informatics

Health Informatics

  • Author: Moya Conrick
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning Australia
  • ISBN: 9780170127318
  • Category: Information storage and retrieval systems
  • Page: 448
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Discusses health information systems and contains diverse case studies and stories from policy makers, managers, academics, clinicians and those working in outback clinics.

Consumer Health Informatics

Consumer Health Informatics

Informing Consumers and Improving Health Care

  • Author: Deborah Lewis,Gunther Eysenbach,Rita Kukafka,P. Zoe Stavri,Holly Jimison
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 0387276521
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 258
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According to the Pew Foundation’s "Internet in American Life Study," over 60 million Americans per year use the Internet to search for health information. All those concerned with healthcare and how to obtain personally relevant medical information form a large additional target group Many Medical Informatics programs–both in the United States and abroad–include a course in Consumer Health Informatics as part of their curriculum. This book, designed for use in a classroom, will be the first textbook dedicated solely to the specific concerns of consumer health informatics Consumer Health Informatics is an interactive text; filled with case studies and discussion questions With international authorship and edited by five leaders in the field, Consumer Health Informatics has tapped some of the best resources in informatics today

Health Informatics

Health Informatics

An Interprofessional Approach

  • Author: Ramona Nelson,Nancy Staggers
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0323402259
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 678
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See how information technology intersects with health care! Health Informatics: An Interprofessional Approach, 2nd Edition prepares you for success in today’s technology-filled healthcare practice. Concise coverage includes information systems and applications such as electronic health records, clinical decision support, telehealth, ePatients, and social media tools, as well as system implementation. New to this edition are topics including data science and analytics, mHealth, principles of project management, and contract negotiations. Written by expert informatics educators Ramona Nelson and Nancy Staggers, this edition enhances the book that won a 2013 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year award! Experts from a wide range of health disciplines cover the latest on the interprofessional aspects of informatics - a key Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) initiative and a growing specialty area in nursing. Case studies encourage higher-level thinking about how concepts apply to real-world nursing practice. Discussion questions challenge you to think critically and to visualize the future of health informatics. Objectives, key terms and an abstract at the beginning of each chapter provide an overview of what you will learn. Conclusion and Future Directions section at the end of each chapter describes how informatics will continue to evolve as healthcare moves to an interprofessional foundation. NEW! Updated chapters reflect the current and evolving practice of health informatics, using real-life healthcare examples to show how informatics applies to a wide range of topics and issues. NEW mHealth chapter discusses the use of mobile technology, a new method of health delivery - especially for urban or under-served populations - and describes the changing levels of responsibility for both patients and providers. NEW Data Science and Analytics in Healthcare chapter shows how Big Data - as well as analytics using data mining and knowledge discovery techniques - applies to healthcare. NEW Project Management Principles chapter discusses proven project management tools and techniques for coordinating all types of health informatics-related projects. NEW Contract Negotiations chapter describes strategic methods and tips for negotiating a contract with a healthcare IT vendor. NEW Legal Issues chapter explains how federal regulations and accreditation processes may impact the practice of health informatics. NEW HITECH Act chapter explains the regulations relating to health informatics in the Health Information Technology for Education and Clinical Health Act as well as the Meaningful Use and Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015.

Health Informatics

Health Informatics

Building a Healthcare Future Through Trusted Information ; Selected Papers from the 20th Australian National Health Informatics Conference (HIC 2012)

  • Author: Anthony J. Maeder,Fernando J. Martin-Sanchez
  • Publisher: IOS Press
  • ISBN: 1614990778
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 260
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A more trusted environment for the management and use of health information would undoubtedly help to consolidate and accelerate the use of health informatics solutions as change mechanisms to drive the establishment and adoption of new models of care, as well as new technology-oriented healthcare processes.This book presents 35 papers from the Australian National Health Informatics Conference (HIC 2012), held in Sydney, Australia, in July and August 2012. The theme of the conference is 'Health Informatics - Building a Healthcare Future Through Trusted Information', and emphasises the importance of assuring the integrity and security of health data and communications. The papers range from deeply theoretical to intensely practical, and address many elements of contemporary health informatics research endeavours, as well as peripheral, but related topics.Australian research, developments and implementations are at the forefront of e-health, and are the focus of much international attention. The Federal Government has invested in the building of a National Broadband Network, lead implementation sites, telehealth delivery and personally controlled electronic health records (PCEHR), launched 30 days before the conference.This book will be of interest to clinicians, researchers, industry innovators and all those who share the desire to deliver better healthcare to all.

Health Informatics

Health Informatics

  • Author: Roderick NEAME
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • ISBN: 1471686531
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 448
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The official text for the internationally accredited Diploma in Health Informatics (DipHI) at http: //www.health-informatics.co comprises 17 course/chapters covering 350 topics and includes 473 regularly updated internet resource "elinks." Health Informatics is an emerging discipline. The recording and communication of information has always been essential to the practice of medicine but we live in a global, electronic age, and never before have the opportunities, the risks and the need for information governance been so crucial and at such a scale. With content from the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA, Australia and New Zealand, the DipHI covers what you need to know to take on a Master's level Health Informatics degree.

Education and Training in Health Informatics in Europe

Education and Training in Health Informatics in Europe

State of the Art, Guidelines, Applications

  • Author: A. Hasman
  • Publisher: IOS Press
  • ISBN: 9789051992342
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 277
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A European wide survey on the EDUCTRA (Education and Training in Health Informatics) Concerted Action, was commenced in 1992 under the auspices of the AIM (Advanced Informatics in Medicine in Europe) programme. This book consists of four parts. The first chapter reproduces the original EC Recommendation and outlines the concerted European efforts in education and training in health telematics made by the European Commission, DG XIII Health Telematics office. The second part provides the general guidelines for European curricula in health informatics as they were developed and elaborated by the members of the EDUCTRA Concerned Action (1992-1994). The third part of this volume entails the detailed descriptions and applications of curricula in health informatics in European states. The fourth part consists of a glossary of terms and acronyms used in current research and practice of health informatics. The work provides a comprehensive overview of the current needs in health informatics in Europe but also the necessary guidelines, materials, tools and applications for improving education and training within the near future. Readers: medicine and health care professionals, administrators, health professionals, teachers and trainers. "The work provides not only a comprehensive overview of the current needs in health informatics in Europe, but also the necessary guidelines, materials, tools and applications for improving education and training within the near future." Health Informatics Europe, volume 3, no. 2, November 1995, p. 15

Health Informatics: Practical Guide Seventh Edition

Health Informatics: Practical Guide Seventh Edition

  • Author: William R. Hersh,Robert E. Hoyt
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • ISBN: 1387642413
  • Category:
  • Page: 488
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Health Informatics: Practical Guide focuses on the application of information technology in healthcare to improve individual and population health, education and research. The goal of the seventh edition is to stimulate and educate healthcare and IT professionals and students about the key topics in this rapidly changing field. Dr. William Hersh from Oregon Health & Science University is the co-editor and author of multiple chapters. Topics include Health Informatics (HI) overview, electronic health records, healthcare data analytics, health information exchange, architecture of information systems, evidence-based medicine, consumer health informatics, HI ethics, quality improvement strategies and more. The 22 chapters feature learning objectives, case studies, recommended reading, future trends, key points, conclusions and over 1800 references. It is available as a paperback and an eBook. Visit the textbook companion website at http: //informaticseducation.org/ for more information.

Medical Informatics

Medical Informatics

Computer Applications in Health Care and Biomedicine

  • Author: Edward H. Shortliffe,Leslie E. Perreault
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 0387217215
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 856
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The practice of modern medicine requires sophisticated information technologies with which to manage patient information, plan diagnostic procedures, interpret laboratory results, and conduct research. Designed for a broad audience, this book fills the need for a high quality reference in computers and medicine, first explaining basic concepts, then illustrating them with specific systems and technologies. Medical Informatics provides both a conceptual framework and a practical inspiration for this swiftly emerging scientific discipline. The second edition covers system design and engineering, ethics of health informatics, system evaluation and technology assessment, public health and consumer use of health information, and healthcare financing.

Health Informatics

Health Informatics

A Patient-centered Approach to Diabetes

  • Author: Barbara M. Hayes,William Aspray
  • Publisher: MIT Press
  • ISBN: 0262014327
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 383
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In this work, experts in technology, joined by clinicians, use diabetes - a costly, complex, and widespread disease that involves nearly every facet of the health care system - to examine the challenges of using the tools of information technology to improve patient care.