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Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Health Care Professionals

Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Health Care Professionals - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0135043943

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ISBN13: 978-0135043943
ISBN10: 0135043948
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 09
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No

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Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Health Care Professionals - 4TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0135043943

Toni Lee Hebda

ISBN13: 978-0135043943
ISBN10: 0135043948
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 09
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Health Care Professionals Fourth Edition Toni Hebda and Patricia Czar This useful handbook introduces nurses and other health care professionals to the most current application of computer-related technology in the health care environment. Included are the various forms of electronic communication and ways to use it more effectively. New coverage of web-based technology, search tools, and evaluation criteria for online material are presented along with regulatory and accreditation requirements, such as HIPAA. Completely updated, the fourth edition offers a clearly written overview of informatics, as well as practical applications of computer-based education for day-to-day use. This edition includes: Expanded coverage of mobile computing and PDAs Definition and applications of telehealth Development and use of the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) The role of strategic planning in information management and system design and implementation. Disaster planning and recovery chapter with specific measure for the protection and back-up of information.

Table of Contents

SECTIONONE General Computer Information Chapter 1 Informatics in the Health Care Professions Chapter 2 Hardware, Software, and the Roles of Support Personnel Chapter 3 Ensuring the Quality of Information Chapter 4 Electronic Communication and the Internet
SECTION TWO Health Care Information Systems Chapter 5 Health Care Information Systems Chapter 6 Strategic Planning Chapter 7 Selecting a Health Care Information System Chapter 8 System Implementation and Maintenance Chapter 9 Information Systems Training **NEW CHAPTER** Chapter 10 Information Security and Confidentiality Chapter 11 System Integration and Interoperability Chapter 12 The Electronic Health Record Chapter 13 Regional Health Information Organizations (RHIOs) **NEW CHAPTER** Chapter 14 Regulatory and Accreditation Issues Chapter 15 Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery
SECTION THREE Specialty Applications Chapter 16 Using the Computer to Support Health Care and Patient Education Chapter 17 Telehealth Chapter 18 Evidence Based Practice And Research

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