High Tech Medicine:: Building Your Medical Practice with Computers and the Internet

High Tech Medicine:: Building Your Medical Practice with Computers and the Internet

by Mindi McKenna, Daniel Sands
     
 

ISBN-10: 1886761302

ISBN-13: 9781886761308

Pub. Date: 09/01/2003

Publisher: Fordham University Press

This timely book is a practical, easy-to-use guide to using computers and web-based resources to improve all aspects of a medical practice.Expertly blending critical issues in technology, practice management, and patient care, Mindi McKenna helps professionals make the most effective use of today's digital toolkit.Filled with tables, charts, checklists, templates,

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This timely book is a practical, easy-to-use guide to using computers and web-based resources to improve all aspects of a medical practice.Expertly blending critical issues in technology, practice management, and patient care, Mindi McKenna helps professionals make the most effective use of today's digital toolkit.Filled with tables, charts, checklists, templates, diagrams, and samples of key web sites, the book covers ever practice area-from professional development and medication management systems to online resources for patient education. McKenna provides clear, critical introductions to electronic solutions for everything from patient records and claims processing to accessing online clinical trial resources and building an online patient-provider communication system. She also explains such key issues as privacy and security, and helps healthcare professionals make basic decisions about selecting hardware and software.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781886761308
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
Publication date:
09/01/2003
Edition description:
2
Pages:
165
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
1Why Use Computers and the Internet for the Practice of Medicine?1
2Connecting to the Internet16
3Helpful Hints for Using the Internet24
4Electronic Professional Development Resources30
5Electronic Clinical Decision Support Resources39
6Electronic Medication Management Resources50
7Electronic Patient Record Systems56
8Speech Recognition Systems and Services62
9Electronic Provider-Patient Communication66
10Electronic Resources for Patient Education77
11Electronic Resources for Patient Care86
12Online Clinical Trial Resources95
13Electronic Practice Management and Claims Processing Resources102
14Medical Practice Websites107
15Addressing Data Security and Privacy Concerns119
App. AChecklists131
App. BTemplates143
Glossary155
About the Author160
Index161

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