Evaluation Methods in Biomedical Informatics / Edition 2

Evaluation Methods in Biomedical Informatics / Edition 2

by Charles P. Friedman, Jeremy Wyatt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387258892

ISBN-13: 9780387258898

Pub. Date: 10/20/2005

Publisher: Springer New York

Heavily updated and revised from the successful first edition Appeals to a wide range of informatics professionals, from students to on-site medical information system administrators Includes case studies and real world system evaluations References and self-tests for feedback and motivation after each chapter Great for teaching purposes, the book is recommended for…  See more details below

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Heavily updated and revised from the successful first edition Appeals to a wide range of informatics professionals, from students to on-site medical information system administrators Includes case studies and real world system evaluations References and self-tests for feedback and motivation after each chapter Great for teaching purposes, the book is recommended for courses offered at universities such as Columbia University Precise definition and use of terms

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387258898
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
10/20/2005
Series:
Health Informatics Series
Edition description:
2nd ed. 2006
Pages:
386
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface : still counting the steps on Box Hill
Ch. 1Challenges of evaluation in biomedical informatics1
Ch. 2Evaluation as a field21
Ch. 3Determining what to study48
Ch. 4The structure of objectivist studies85
Ch. 5Measurement fundamentals133
Ch. 6Developing and improving measurement methods145
Ch. 7The design of demonstration studies188
Ch. 8Analyzing the results of demonstration studies224
Ch. 9Subjectivist approaches to evaluation248
Ch. 10Performing subjectivist studies in the qualitative traditions responsive to users267
Ch. 11Economic aspects of evaluation301
Ch. 12Proposing and communicating the results of evaluation studies : ethical, legal, and regulatory issues338

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