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,

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.

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

I. GENERAL COMPUTER INFORMATION.

 1. Informatics in the Health Care Professions.

 2. Hardware, Software, and the Roles of Support Personnel.

 3. Ensuring the Quality of Information.

 4. Electronic Communication and the Internet.

II. HEALTH CARE INFORMATION SYSTEMS.

 5. Health Care Information Systems.

 6. Strategic Planning.

 7. Selecting a Health Care Information System.

 8. System Implementation and Maintenance.

 9. Information Systems Training.

10. Information Security and Confidentiality.

11. System Integration.

12. The Electronic Health Record.

13. Regulatory and Accreditation Issues.

14. Contingency Planning and Disaster Recovery.

III. SPECIALTY APPLICATIONS.

15. Using the Computer to Support Health Care Education.

16. Telehealth.

17. Research.

Appendix A: Internet Primer.

Appendix B: Career Resources on the Internet.

Appendix C: Answer to Case Study Exercises.

Glossary.

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