Health Management Information Systems: A Handbook for Decision Makers / Edition 1

Health Management Information Systems: A Handbook for Decision Makers / Edition 1

by Jack Smith, Alison Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0335205658

ISBN-13: 9780335205653

Pub. Date: 12/28/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This comprehensive text is aimed at both practitioners and students; it relates systems and management theories to applications found in health settings and compares the best of international practice. It sets out the basic principles of health management information systems and illustrates them with examples and case studies from a wide range of health care…  See more details below

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This comprehensive text is aimed at both practitioners and students; it relates systems and management theories to applications found in health settings and compares the best of international practice. It sets out the basic principles of health management information systems and illustrates them with examples and case studies from a wide range of health care applications and from a number of different countries, including the USA, the UK, Germany and Australia.. "Ideal for practitioners, health care managers and for undergraduate and postgraduate students in public health and clinical specializations, Health Management Information Systems shows how information can and should be best used as a management resource.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780335205653
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
12/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
366
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Case Studies
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
1An Overview of Health Information Management Systems7
2The Strategic Planning of Health Information Systems48
3Corporate Information Systems in Health Care Organizations89
4Primary Health Care127
5Acute Care Health Management Information Systems167
6Data Communications in Health Care211
7Data Protection and the Health Consumer251
8Intelligent Applications of Health Information Systems292
Bibliography330
Subject Index341

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