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This useful handbook introduces nurses and other health care professionals to the most current application of computer-related technology in the health care environment. Included are the various forms of electronic communication and ways to use it more effectively. New coverage of web-based technology, search tools, and evaluation criteria for online material are presented along with regulatory and accreditation requirements, such as HIPAA. Completely updated, the fourth edition offers a clearly written overview of informatics, as well as practical applications of computer-based education for day-to-day use.
Toni Hebda, RN, PhD, is a nurse clinician at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She has worked as a system analyst and adjunct faculty for Duquesne University School of Nursing, having taught both nursing informatics and clinical courses. Her interest in informatics provided a focus for her dissertation and subsequently led her to help establish a regional nursing informatics support group and obtain a graduate degree in information science and ANCC certification as informatics nurse. She is a reviewer for the Online Journal of Nursing Informatics.
Patricia Czar, RN, is an Information Systems Consultant. She has been active in informatics for more than 25 years, serving as manager of clinical systems at a major medical center where she was responsible for planning, design, implementation, and ongoing support for all of the clinical information systems. She has been an active member of several informatics groups and has presented nationally and internationally. Ms. Czar has served as mentor for nursing and health informatics students and has a Microcomputer Specialist certificate.