Health informatics : an interprofessional approach / [edited by] Ramona Nelson, PhD, RN-BC, ANEF, FAAN, Nancy Staggers, PhD, RN, FAAN
- Unit 1. Background and foundational information -- Introduction: the evolution of health informatics -- Theoretical foundations of health informatics -- Evidence-based practice and informatics -- Knowledge discovery, data mining, and practice-based evidence -- Program evaluation and research techniques -- Unit 2. Information systems in healthcare delivery -- Electronic health records and applications for managing patient care -- Applications for managing institutions delivering healthcare -- Telehealth and applications for delivering care at a distance -- Home health and related community-based systems -- Clinical decision support systems in healthcare -- Public health informatics -- Technical infrastructure to support healthcare -- Unit 3. Participatory healthcare informatics and healthcare on the internet -- The evolving ePatient -- Social networking and other web-based applications in healthcare -- Personal health records (PHRs) -- Unit 4: Project management: tools and procedures -- Identifying and selecting an information system solution -- Implementing and upgrading an information system solution -- Health information systems: downtime and disaster recovery -- Unit 5. Quality, usability and standards in informatics -- Privacy, confidentiality, security and data integrity -- Patient safety and quality initiatives in informatics -- Improving the user experience for health information technology products -- Standards -- Unit 6. Governance and organizational structures for informatics -- Health information technology governance -- Legal issues, federal regulations and accreditation -- Health policy and informatics -- Unit 7. Education and informatics -- Informatics in the curriculum for healthcare professionals -- Distance education: applications, techniques and issues -- Informatics tools for educating health professionals -- Simulation in healthcare education -- Unit 8. International informatics efforts -- International efforts, issues, and innovations -- Unit 9. The present and future -- Future directions and future research in health informatics.
- Covering a wide range of skills and systems, this unique title prepares you for work in today's technology-filled clinical field. Topics include clinical decision support, clinical documentation, provider order entry systems, system implementation, adoption issues, and more. Case studies, abstracts, and discussion questions enhance your understanding of these crucial areas of the clinical space. New to this edition: 31 chapters written by field experts give you the most current and accurate information on continually evolving subjects like evidence-based practice, EHRs, PHRs, disaster recovery, and simulation. Case studies and attached discussion questions at the end of each chapter encourage higher level thinking that you can apply to real world experiences. Objectives, key terms and an abstract at the beginning of each chapter provide an overview of what each chapter will cover. Conclusion and Future Directions section at the end of each chapter reinforces topics and expands on how the topic will continue to evolve. Open-ended discussion questions at the end of each chapter enhance your understanding of the subject covered.
- 9780323100953 (pbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Purchased with funds from the Highmark Blue Shield Education Fund; 2014.
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