Hebda, Toni.

Handbook of informatics for nurses and healthcare professionals / Handbook of informatics for nurses and healthcare professionals Toni Hebda, Patricia Czar. - 5th ed. - xvi, 608 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

General computer information. Informatics in the health care professions -- Hardware, software, and the roles of support personnel -- Ensuring the quality and best use of information -- The Internet and the World Wide Web : an overview --Professional use of electronic resources -- Healthcare information systems. Healthcare information systems -- Strategic planning for information technology projects -- Selecting a healthcare information system -- Improving the usability of health informatics applications -- System implementation -- Information systems training -- Information security and confidentiality -- System integration and interoperability-- The electronic health record -- The role of standardized terminology and language in informatics -- Personal health records -- Health information exchanges -- Health policy and health information technology -- Legislation -- Regulatory and reimbursement issues -- Accreditation issues for information system design and use -- Continuity planning and management (disaster recovery) -- Specialty applications. Integrating technology, informatics, and the Internet into nursing education -- Consumer education and informatics -- Telehealth -- Public health informatics -- Evidence-based practice and research.

"Handbook of Information for Nurses & Healthcare Professionals, 5/e is a complete and up-to-date overview of the key issues related to adoption and use of health information technology and nursing informatics, with detailed practical information to support students and professionals in the field. Intended to address all the concepts, skills, and tasks professionals need to achieve the nation's healthcare information technology goals, it contains three major sections: General Computer Information, Health Care Information Systems, and Specialty Applications. Major themes of privacy, confidentiality, and information security are woven throughout; project management is introduced in the context of strategic planning, and addressed in many other chapters. This edition contains extensive new coverage throughout, along with eight new chapters addressing issues such as Personal Health Records (PHRs), Health Information Exchanges (HIEs), usability, and consumer education."--Publisher's website.

9780132574952 0132574950 0132959542 (pbk.) 9780132959544 (pbk.)


101572454 DNLM 016093086 Uk

Nursing informatics--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Medical informatics--Handbooks, manuals, etc.

RT50.5 / .H43 2013


2012 D-194 WY 26.5 WY 26.5 / H443h 2013