ISBN-10:
144417049X
ISBN-13:
9781444170498
Pub. Date:
03/12/2015
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Guide to Health Informatics, Third Edition / Edition 3

Guide to Health Informatics, Third Edition / Edition 3

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ISBN-13: 9781444170498
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/12/2015
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 710
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 4.10(d)

About the Author

Edited by

Enrico Coiera, PhD, professor and director, Centre for Health Informatics, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Table of Contents

Basic Concepts in Informatics
Models
Information
Information Systems

Informatics Skills
Communicating
Structuring
Questioning
Searching
Making Decisions

Information Systems in Healthcare
Information Management Systems
The Electronic Health Record
Designing and Evaluating Information and Communication Systems
Implementation
Information System Safety
Information Economics

Guideline- and Protocol-Based Systems
Guidelines, Protocols and Evidence-Based Healthcare
Computer-Based Protocol Systems
Designing, Disseminating and Applying protocols

Communication Systems in Healthcare
Communication Systems Basics
Interlude—the Internet and the World Wide Web
Information and Communication Networks
Social Networks and Social Media Interventions
Telehealth and Mobile Health

Language, Coding and Classification
Terms, Codes and Classification
Healthcare Terminologies and Classification Systems
Natural Language and Formal Terminology

Clinical Decision Support and Analytics
Clinical Decision Support Systems
Interlude—Artificial Intelligence in Medicine
Computational Reasoning Methods
Model Building for Decision Support, Data Analysis and Scientific Discovery

Specialized Applications for Health Informatics
Patient Monitoring and Control
Population Surveillance and Public Health Informatics
Bioinformatics
Clinical Bioinformatics and Personalized Medicine
Consumer Health Informatics
Glossary
References

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"should be required reading for every physician intending to enter a fellowship program in medical informatics, and it is also highly recommended to every doctor and medical student interested in this emerging medical specialty"
JAMA

"A simply brilliant introduction to this fast developing field which is comprehensive, up-to-date, and at the same time sophisticated... It should be read by all healthcare professionals."
2004 BMA Book Awards Judging Panel

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