Evaluation Methods in Biomedical Informatics / Edition 2

Evaluation Methods in Biomedical Informatics / Edition 2

by Charles P. Friedman, Jeremy Wyatt
     
 

Evaluation Methods in Medical Informatics, Second Edition is a heavily updated and revised volume based on editors Friedman and Wyatt's successful first edition. This book incorporates the solid foundation of evaluation theories, methods, and techniques laid out in the first edition, and builds on it to include case studies from real world situations. Designed as a

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Evaluation Methods in Medical Informatics, Second Edition is a heavily updated and revised volume based on editors Friedman and Wyatt's successful first edition. This book incorporates the solid foundation of evaluation theories, methods, and techniques laid out in the first edition, and builds on it to include case studies from real world situations. Designed as a guide for both the informatics novice and the seasoned professional seeking a comprehensive resource, this book explores information systems evaluation from the ground up. Critique and disscussion of actual evaluation efforts will guide the reader through real world application of the techniques described.

Just like its first edition, this volume is an unparalled reference for a broad range of health information professionals. From those in training for careers in informatics to on-site medical information systems staff, Evaluation Methods in Medical Informatics, Second Edition is an invaluable guide to successful evaluation of information technology in health care.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441920720
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
11/19/2010
Series:
Health Informatics Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 2nd ed. 2006
Pages:
386
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 : Challenges of Evaluation in Biomedical Informatics Chapter 2: Evaluation as a Field Chapter 3: Determining What to Study Chapter 4: The Structure of Objectivist Studies Chapter 5: Measurement Fundamentals Chapter 6: Developing and Improving Measurement Methods Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9: Subjectivist Approaches to Evaluation Chapter 10: Performing Subjectivist Studies in the Qualitative Traditions Responsive to Users Chapter 11: Economic Aspects of Evaluation Chapter 12

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