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Far reaching advances in health informatics have propelled this field from the realm of theory into daily clinical practice over the past several years. This new edition looks beyond traditional information systems to show how healthcare facilities can gain competitive advantages.

Discusses physician workstations/case mgmt guidelines/how health systems affect care/etc.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387944777
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
  • Publication date: 7/28/1995
  • Series: Computers in Health Care Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 358
  • Product dimensions: 6.34 (w) x 9.56 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Table of Contents

Series Preface
Ch. 1 Technology for Consumers and Information Needs in Health Care 3
Ch. 2 Physician Workstations 17
Ch. 3 Health Information Networks 45
Ch. 4 Strategic Information Technology for an Integrated Delivery System 55
Ch. 5 American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Network 64
Ch. 6 How Health Systems Affect Care 81
Ch. 7 Community Family Practice Systems 87
Ch. 8 Resource and Community Education Center 92
Ch. 9 Case Management Guidelines 97
Ch. 10 Patient Outcomes of Health Care: Integrating Outcomes Data into Management Information Systems 108
Ch. 11 Information Systems Strategic Planning: A Healthcare Enterprise Approach 121
Ch. 12 Information Systems: A Competitive Advantage for Managing Health Care 140
Ch. 13 Methods and Models for Planning Strategically 151
Ch. 14 The Chief Information Officer: Past, Present, and Future 163
Ch. 15 Health Informatics and Organizational Change 175
Ch. 16 The Legacy of Advancing Technology: Ethical Issues and Healthcare Information Management Systems 193
Ch. 17 Centralized and Distributed Information Systems: Two Architecture Approaches for the 1990s 215
Ch. 18 Choosing and Installing an Information System 226
Ch. 19 Understanding the Purchasing and Installation Process 236
Ch. 20 Computerization: Priorities for Nursing Administration 247
Ch. 21 Nursing Informatics Research: The National Agenda 259
Ch. 22 Using the Computer to Manage Change in the Clinical Pathology Lab 267
Ch. 23 Computer-Enhanced Radiology: A Transformation to Imaging 283
Ch. 24 Computer Skills Needed by Healthcare Executives 299
Ch. 25 Technology-Assisted Training for the Clinical Nurse 311
Ch. 26 Consulting in the Last Half of the 1990s 318
Ch. 27 Maximizing the Benefits of Using Consultants 327
Ch. 28 Managing Consulting Services: A Guide for the CIO 332
Index 339
Contributors 349
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