Handbook of Informatics for Nurses and Health Care Professionals / Edition 3

Handbook of Informatics for Nurses and Health Care Professionals / Edition 3

by Toni Hebda, Patricia Czar, Cynthia Mascara
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131512625

ISBN-13: 9780131512627

Pub. Date: 07/09/2004

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Health Care Professionals is an introduction to the computer technology used by nurses & other health care professionals. Offering an overview of informatics, as well as practical information for day-to day use, this book includes:

  • Expanded coverage of mobile computing and PDAs.
  • Web-based technology,

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Overview

Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Health Care Professionals is an introduction to the computer technology used by nurses & other health care professionals. Offering an overview of informatics, as well as practical information for day-to day use, this book includes:

  • Expanded coverage of mobile computing and PDAs.
  • Web-based technology, search tools, and evaluation criteria for online material.
  • Various forms of electronic communication and ways to use it more effectively.
  • The role of strategic planning in information management and system design and implementation.
  • The development and use of the Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
  • Regulatory and accreditation requirements, such as HIPAA.
  • Disaster planning and recovery chapter with specific measures for the protection and back-up of information.
  • A definition of telehealth as well as some of its applications and related issues.
  • Applications of computer-based education for professionals and consumers.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131512627
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/09/2004
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents

Sect. 1General computer information1
Ch. 1Informatics in the health care professions3
Ch. 2Hardware, software, and the roles of support personnel36
Ch. 3Ensuring the quality of information64
Ch. 4Electronic communication and the Internet80
Sect. 2Health care information systems117
Ch. 5Health care information systems119
Ch. 6Strategic planning142
Ch. 7Selecting a health care information system158
Ch. 8System implementation and maintenance176
Ch. 9Information systems training191
Ch. 10Information security and confidentiality209
Ch. 11System integration237
Ch. 12The electronic health record251
Ch. 13Regulatory and accreditation issues268
Ch. 14Contingency planning and disaster recovery292
Sect. 3Specialty applications323
Ch. 15Using the computer to support health care education325
Ch. 16Telehealth355
Ch. 17Research383

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