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Handbook of Informatics for Nurses and Health Care Professionals

Handbook of Informatics for Nurses and Health Care Professionals - 3rd edition

Handbook of Informatics for Nurses and Health Care Professionals - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780131640085

ISBN10: 0131640089

Handbook of Informatics for Nurses and Health Care Professionals by Toni Hebda, Patricia Czar and Cynthia Mascara - ISBN 9780131640085
Edition: 3RD 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2005
International: No
Handbook of Informatics for Nurses and Health Care Professionals by Toni Hebda, Patricia Czar and Cynthia Mascara - ISBN 9780131640085

ISBN13: 9780131640085

ISBN10: 0131640089

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Summary

Handbook of Informatics for Nurses and Health Care Professionals is an accessible guide to the computer technology used by healthcare professionals. Written for nursing and healthcare professionals, this reference provides the most up-to-date information available.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. GENERAL COMPUTER INFORMATION.

1. Informatics in the Health Care Professions.
2. Hardware, Software, and the Roles of Support Personnel.
3. Ensuring the Quality of Information.
4. Electronic Communication and the Internet.

II. HEALTH CARE INFORMATION SYSTEMS.

5. Health Care Information Systems.
6. Strategic Planning.
7. Selecting a Health Care Information System.
8. System Implementation and Maintenance.
9. Information Systems Training.
10. Information Security and Confidentiality.
11. System Integration.
12. The Electronic Health Record.
13. Regulatory and Accreditation Issues.
14. Contingency Planning and Disaster Recovery.

III. SPECIALTY APPLICATIONS.

15. Using the Computer to Support Health Care Education.
16. Telehealth.
17. Research.

Appendix A: Internet Primer.
Appendix B: Career Resources on the Internet.
Appendix C: Answer to Case Study Exercises.
Glossary.