Health Management Information Systems: A Handbook for Decision Makers / Edition 1 by Jack Smith, Alison Smith | | 9780335205653 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
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

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
xiv
Case Studies xv
Acknowledgements xvi
Introduction 1(6)
An Overview of Health Information Management Systems
7(41)
Computers in health care
7(3)
Some basic distinctions
8(1)
The use of information in decision-making
9(1)
Computers and information systems
9(1)
Relationship between computers and information management
10(1)
Limitations of computers in health care
10(1)
Information systems in health care
10(14)
History and Development
10(2)
Types of information systems used by health managers
12(3)
Types of information systems in health care
15(3)
Information policy and the national information model
18(4)
Some basic difficulties with health information systems
22(2)
Health information management
24(7)
Scope
24(1)
Definitions
25(2)
Data reporting and management
27(1)
Sources of health data and statistics
28(2)
Management and information
30(1)
Health care as a system
31(8)
Systems theory
31(1)
Characteristics of systems
31(2)
System structures
33(2)
The structured systems approach
35(2)
The soft systems approach
37(2)
The scope of information management in health care
39(7)
Organizational aspects of health information management
39(2)
Health policy, planning, and information management
41(2)
Human resources for information management
43(1)
Senior management participation
43(1)
Tools for health information management
44(1)
Education in health information management
45(1)
Summary
46(2)
The Strategic Planning of Health Information Systems
48(41)
Health care planning
48(5)
Health system planning
48(1)
The need for planning
49(1)
Data sources for planning
50(3)
Information systems planning
53(12)
Strategic management and information planning
54(2)
Strategies for HMIS planning
56(2)
A framework for health information planning
58(2)
Definitions and principles
60(2)
Building an HMIS planning model
62(3)
HMIS planning methods
65(13)
Critical Success Factors
65(1)
Ends/Means (E/M) analysis
66(1)
Business Systems Planning (BSP)
67(1)
The McFarlan-McKenney Strategic Grid (McFarlan and McKenney, 1983)
68(3)
Soft Systems Methodology (SSM)
71(1)
Method/1
72(1)
Information engineering
73(2)
Strategic Information Systems Planning (SISP)
75(1)
Business Process Re-engineering (BPR)
75(3)
Issues in HMIS planning
78(9)
The environment of information planning
79(2)
How information planning is carried out
81(2)
Developing an information architecture
83(1)
Utilization of information plans
84(1)
Implications for management
85(2)
Human resource considerations
87(1)
Summary
87(2)
Corporate Information Systems in Health Care Organizations
89(38)
Introduction
89(1)
Financial Management Information Systems (FMISs)
90(17)
Financial information systems
90(3)
Characteristics of accounting systems
93(3)
Financial planning, budgeting, and management
96(2)
Cost justification in health care
98(4)
Financial information and decision-making
102(5)
Human Resource Management Information Systems (HRMISs)
107(11)
Functions of HRMISs
107(2)
Human resource management strategies
109(2)
Changes affecting HRMISs
111(1)
A systems model of human resource management for health
112(2)
Towards an integrated human resource system
114(4)
Facilities and Materials Management Systems (FMMSs)
118(3)
Facilities management systems
118(1)
Materials management systems
118(1)
WIMS
119(2)
Issues in corporate health information systems
121(5)
Financial management information systems in corporate systems
122(1)
Human resource management information systems in corporate systems
122(1)
Information management with corporate systems
123(1)
Planning and forecasting
124(2)
Summary
126(1)
Primary Health Care
127(40)
Introduction
127(1)
Primary health care as a system
127(11)
Definition and scope of primary health care
129(1)
The organization of primary health care
130(4)
Epidemiology and vital statistics
134(3)
Infectious and non-infectious diseases
137(1)
Functions of primary health care
138(6)
Maternal and child health
138(1)
Health promotion
139(1)
Seniors
139(1)
Mental health
140(1)
Alcohol and other drugs
141(1)
Environmental health
142(1)
Accidents and injuries
143(1)
Occupational health and safety
144(1)
Primary health care information systems (PHCISs)
144(14)
Epidemiology (Epi Infor and Health WIZ)
144(2)
The International Classification of Primary Care (ICPC)
146(2)
A primary health care nursing system (OMAHA)
148(2)
Health promotion (HEAPS)
150(1)
Seniors (SeniorStats)
150(1)
Mental health (CRISP)
151(1)
Primary health care decision support (CHESS)
152(1)
Departmental primary health care systems (CHID/SWITCH)
153(5)
Community health information networks
158(7)
Community-based primary health care
158(2)
Functions of CHINs
160(1)
A public health perspective on CHINS
161(3)
The Target Cities Program
164(1)
Summary
165(2)
Acute Care Health Management Information Systems
167(44)
Introduction
167(1)
Acute health care organizations as systems
168(11)
Composition and structure
169(1)
Management
169(2)
Essential services
171(3)
Health care professionals
174(5)
Coding and classification systems
179(7)
Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs)
180(1)
The inpatient coding process
180(1)
Coding outpatient or ambulatory care
181(2)
Ethical problems in coding
183(1)
Other coding and classification systems
184(2)
Registries
186(6)
Cancer registries
186(1)
AIDS registries
187(1)
Birth defects registries
188(1)
Diabetes registries
188(1)
Organ transplant registries
189(1)
Trauma registries
190(2)
Quality assurance
192(8)
Medical care evaluation
193(2)
Quality indicators
195(1)
Clinical practice guidelines and critical pathways
195(1)
Quality assurance models
196(1)
Utilization and risk management
197(3)
Information systems in acute care organizations
200(9)
Overview
200(2)
Clinical information systems
202(5)
Medical records
207(1)
Computer-based patient records
207(2)
Computer-assisted medical instrumentation
209(1)
Summary
209(2)
Data Communications in Health Care
211(40)
Introduction
211(1)
The basics of data communication
212(13)
Analog and digital transmission
212(2)
Communication channels
214(1)
Standards for telecommunication facilities
215(1)
Computer networks
216(6)
Communication software
222(1)
Uses of data communication
222(3)
Communication technologies in health care
225(2)
Multiplexed systems and fibre optics
225(1)
Wireless and satellite communication
226(1)
Integrated services digital network (ISDN)
226(1)
Bar coding
227(1)
Multimedia in health care
227(4)
Overview of multimedia
227(2)
Medical multimedia
229(2)
Telehealth
231(10)
Theory and Practice
231(3)
Strategic development and application
234(1)
Health care and telecommunication
235(1)
Components of a telehealth system
236(3)
Telehealth and primary health care
239(2)
The Internet
241(8)
Origins and growth
241(1)
Internet tools
242(2)
Types of online health resources
244(3)
MEDLINE
247(2)
Summary
249(2)
Data Protection and the Health Consumer
251(41)
Introduction
251(1)
The scope of data protection
252(4)
Computer waste and mistakes
252(1)
Computer crime
253(1)
Data integrity
254(1)
The work environment
255(1)
Security in computer systems
256(8)
Logical and physical security
257(1)
Access control
257(1)
Security plans and procedures
258(2)
Data encryption
260(1)
Disaster recovery
260(1)
Risk management and risk assessment
261(1)
A health information security policy
262(2)
Ethical considerations
264(3)
Ethical principles
265(1)
Ethical behaviour
265(1)
Situational characteristics
266(1)
Network ethics
266(1)
Privacy of information
267(4)
Definition
267(1)
Invasion of privacy
268(1)
The OECD information privacy principles
268(3)
The confidentiality of health information
271(4)
Categories of personal health data
271(1)
Confidentiality and medical records
272(2)
The unique patient identifier
274(1)
Confidentiality in health research
274(1)
The legislative framework for data protection
275(4)
Data protection legislation (USA)
275(1)
Data protection legislation (UK)
276(1)
The Confidentiality Working Group (Korner Committee)
277(2)
The Data Protection Act (1984) (UK)
279(6)
Health information and the consumer
285(6)
A health consumer information survey
288(1)
Patients' rights
289(1)
Patient information in medicine
289(2)
The Critical Appraisal Skills Program
291(1)
Summary
291(1)
Intelligent Applications of Health Information Systems
292(38)
Introduction
292(1)
Concepts of intelligent systems in health care
293(14)
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
293(2)
Decision Support Systems (DSSs)
295(3)
Expert systems
298(5)
Executive Information Systems (EISs)
303(1)
Neural computing (artificial neural networks)
304(2)
Smart cards
306(1)
Applications of intelligent systems in health care
307(6)
MYCIN
307(1)
Other clinical systems
308(1)
Some expert systems
309(1)
Primary care
310(2)
Virtual reality
312(1)
Other intelligent systems
312(1)
Model-based systems
313(2)
Decision analytic models
314(1)
Multiple criteria models
315(1)
Electronic patient records
315(2)
Case mix systems
317(7)
The DRG system
317(1)
Background and development of case mix
318(3)
Case mix classification systems
321(1)
Case mix classifications
322(2)
Future prospects for intelligent systems in health care
324(5)
The parameters of change
324(1)
Information systems in health care
325(1)
Changes in technology
326(1)
Information for management
327(1)
Policy directions in information management
328(1)
Summary
329(1)
Bibliography 330(11)
Subject Index 341

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