Essentials of Nursing Informatics / Edition 4

Essentials of Nursing Informatics / Edition 4

by Virginia Saba, Kathleen McCormick, Kathleen Ann McCormick
     
 


Essentials of Nursing Informatics

Fourth Edition

Virginia K. Saba, EdD, RN, FAAN, FACMI

Kathleen A. McCormick, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI

Packed with insights and examples from a contributor team of 45 experts who form a “Who’s Who” in nursing informatics, Essentials of Nursing Informatics provides timely guidance on:See more details below

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Essentials of Nursing Informatics

Fourth Edition

Virginia K. Saba, EdD, RN, FAAN, FACMI

Kathleen A. McCormick, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI

Packed with insights and examples from a contributor team of 45 experts who form a “Who’s Who” in nursing informatics, Essentials of Nursing Informatics provides timely guidance on:

• Computer systems, data standards, nursing informatics theory, implementing and upgrading clinical information systems, knowledge discovery in large databases, and the consumer’s use of the Internet for medical information.

• Practical computer applications for various patient settings including critical care, community hospitals, ambulatory care units, and more.

• Controversies, including those in health care policy, privacy, confidentiality, and security issues.

• Computing tools in administration and management.

• Learning and extending the power and reach of research with computers.

• International perspectives.

Offering theoretical background to help you understand how informatics serves many aspects of the profession, Essentials of Nursing Informatics also gives you practical help in unlocking computing's benefits both now and into the future, no matter what your area of study or specialty.

NEW TO THIS EDITION

• New coverage of PDAs, open-source technology, applications for nurse practitioners, and web-based education.

• New coverage of National Health Information Network (NHIN), Electronic Health Records and the Electronic Medical Record, and Nursing Informatics in Biodefense.

•Coverage of decision support tools and coordination of vendor applications.

• Latest on the effect of the HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) guidelines.

• Updates on improving quality and patient safety.

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Virginia K Saba, EdD, RN, FAAN, FACMI

Distinguished Scholar, Adjunct, Nursing Informatics Center

School of Nursing & Health Studies

Georgetown University

Washington, DC

Professor [Adjunct] and Advisor, Educational Technologies and Distant Learning

Research Department, Graduate School of Nursing

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

Bethesda, MD

Informatics,Educational Technologies, &  Home Health System Consultant

Kathleen A. McCormick PhD RN FAAN,FACMI

Corporate Vice President, Senior Scientist at SAIC, Falls Church, VA

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071441971
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/26/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.02(d)

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