Consumer Health Informatics: Informing Consumers and Improving Health Care / Edition 1

Consumer Health Informatics: Informing Consumers and Improving Health Care / Edition 1

by Deborah Lewis
     
 

ISBN-10: 1441920218

ISBN-13: 9781441920218

Pub. Date: 12/01/2010

Publisher: Springer New York

To help healthcare professionals adapt to a patient population with multiple sources of health information, this guide offers a comprehensive look at the expanding science of consumer health informatics. Focusing on topics such as patient empowerment, consumers' health vocabulary, and delivery and quality of information, the guide examines the implications of widely…  See more details below

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To help healthcare professionals adapt to a patient population with multiple sources of health information, this guide offers a comprehensive look at the expanding science of consumer health informatics. Focusing on topics such as patient empowerment, consumers' health vocabulary, and delivery and quality of information, the guide examines the implications of widely available information for the healthcare profession and for patients. Annotation © 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441920218
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
12/01/2010
Series:
Health Informatics Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Consumer Health Informatics.- Empowered Consumers.- Tailored Health Communication.- Design and Evaluation of Consumer Health Information Web Sites.- Information Delivery Methods.- Delivery of Online Learning for Healthcare Consumers.- Qualitative Evaluation in Consumer Health Informatics.- Patient-to-Patient Communication: Support Groups and Virtual Communities.- Electronic Patient-Centered Communication: E-Mail and Other E-Ways to Communicate Clinically.- Consumer Health Vocabulary.- Disability Informatics.- Ethical Issues in Consumer Health Informatics.- Social Informatics and Consumer Health.- Security of Healthcare Information Systems.- The National Library of Medicine Reaches Out to Consumers.- Baby CareLink: Collaborative Tools to Support Families.- CHOICEs: Patients as Participants in Shared Care Planning at the Point of Care.- MedCERTAIN/MedCIRCLE: Using Semantic Web Technologies for Quality Management of Health Information on the Web.- The MI-HEART Project.- CHESS: 10 Years of Research and Development in Consumer Health Informatics for Broad Populations, Including the Underserved.

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