Hodson and Geddes' Cystic Fibrosis, Fourth Edition

Author: Andrew Bush,Diana Bilton,Margaret Hodson

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0340764252

Category: Medical

Page: 699

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Hodson and Geddes' Cystic Fibrosis provides everything the respiratory clinician, pulmonologist or health professional treating patients needs in a single manageable volume. This international and authoritative work brings together current knowledge and has become established in previous editions as a leading reference in the field. This fourth edition includes a wealth of new information, figures, useful videos, and a companion eBook. The basic science that underlies the disease and its progression is outlined in detail and put into a clinical context. Diagnostic and clinical aspects are covered in depth, as well as promising advances such as gene therapies and other novel molecular based treatments. Patient monitoring and the importance of multidisciplinary care are also emphasized. This edition: Features accessible sections reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of the cystic fibrosis care team Contains a chapter written by patients and families about their experiences with the disease Includes expanded coverage of clinical areas, including chapters covering sleep, lung mechanics and the work of breathing, upper airway disease, insulin deficiency and diabetes, bone disease, and sexual and reproductive issues Discusses management both in the hospital and at home Includes a new section on monitoring and discusses the use of databases to improve patient care Covers monitoring in different age groups, exercise testing and the outcomes of clinical trials in these areas Includes chapters devoted to nursing, physiotherapy, psychology, and palliative and spiritual care Throughout, the emphasis is on providing an up-to-date and balanced review of both the clinical and basic science aspects of the subject and reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of the cystic fibrosis care team.

Guide to Health Informatics, Third Edition

Author: Enrico Coiera

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1444170503

Category: Medical

Page: 710

View: 1967

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This essential text provides a readable yet sophisticated overview of the basic concepts of information technologies as they apply in healthcare. Spanning areas as diverse as the electronic medical record, searching, protocols, and communications as well as the Internet, Enrico Coiera has succeeded in making this vast and complex area accessible and understandable to the non-specialist, while providing everything that students of medical informatics need to know to accompany their course. Fully revised, the third edition of Guide to Health Informatics remains essential reading for all health science undergraduates, clinical health professionals, and health service managers who need to appreciate and understand the role of informatics and its associated technologies for optimal practice and service delivery.

Biomedical Informatics

Computer Applications in Health Care and Biomedicine

Author: Edward H. Shortliffe,James J. Cimino

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1447144740

Category: Medical

Page: 965

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The practice of modern medicine and biomedical research requires sophisticated information technologies with which to manage patient information, plan diagnostic procedures, interpret laboratory results, and carry out investigations. Biomedical Informatics provides both a conceptual framework and a practical inspiration for this swiftly emerging scientific discipline at the intersection of computer science, decision science, information science, cognitive science, and biomedicine. Now revised and in its third edition, this text meets the growing demand by practitioners, researchers, and students for a comprehensive introduction to key topics in the field. Authored by leaders in medical informatics and extensively tested in their courses, the chapters in this volume constitute an effective textbook for students of medical informatics and its areas of application. The book is also a useful reference work for individual readers needing to understand the role that computers can play in the provision of clinical services and the pursuit of biological questions. The volume is organized so as first to explain basic concepts and then to illustrate them with specific systems and technologies.

Medical Informatics

Practical Guide for the Healthcare Professional 2008

Author: Robert E. Hoyt,Melanie Sutton,Ann Yoshihashi

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1435753569

Category: Medical informatics

Page: 349

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Medical informatics is a new field that combines information technology and clinical medicine to improve medical care, medical education and medical research. With over 1,000 references, this extensively updated second edition will serve as a practical guide for understanding the field of Medical Informatics. Topics covered include: Overview of Medical Informatics, Electronic Health Records, Interoperability, Patient Informatics, Online Medical Resources, Search Engines, Mobile Technology, Evidence Based Medicine, Clinical Practice Guidelines, Pay for Performance, Disease Management and Disease Registries, Patient Safety, Electronic Prescribing, Telemedicine, Picture Archiving and Communication Systems, Bioinformatics, Public Health Informatics, E-research, and Emerging Trends

Mental Health Informatics

Author: Ardis Hanson,Bruce Lubotsky Levin

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0195183029

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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Mental Health Informatics offers a comprehensive examination of contemporary issues in mental health that focuses on the innovative use of computers and other information technology in support of patient care, education, services delivery, and research in the field of mental health services. This text deals with resources, devices, and formalized methods for optimizing the storage, retrieval, and management of information for problem solving and decision-making in mental health. Mental health informatics is an interdisciplinary field based upon computer and information sciences, the cognitive and decision sciences, public health and mental health (including epidemiology), and telecommunications. Researchers in informatics have discovered new methods and techniques to enhance health and mental health care, scientific and applied research, and education through information technology. The fourteen chapters are divided into four main parts, including: 1) an introduction to informatics, public health, and mental health; 2) an overview of the ethical, legal, services delivery, and organizational issues in data/records standards and technology adoption; 3) discusses research in today's online environment, addressing issues including research competencies, standards for literature reviews, constructing search strategies, and synthesizing findings; and 4) provides a discussion of the globalization of information and future issues in policy and practice in mental health informatics.

Ethical Health Informatics

Author: Laurinda Beebe Harman,Frances Cornelius

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284114775

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 764

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Ethical Informatics is an invaluable resource for HIM, the healthcare team (nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy et al.), information technology (IT) students (associate, baccalaureate and graduate) and practitioners. Each chapter includes ethical “real life” scenarios, a discussion of the issues, and a decision-making matrix for each scenario that facilitates an understanding of ethical ways to respond to the problem and actions that would not be considered ethical.

Health Informatics: Practical Guide for Healthcare and Information Technology Professionals (Sixth Edition)

Author: Robert E. Hoyt,Ann K. Yoshihashi

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1304791106

Category: Computers

Page: 534

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Health Informatics (HI) focuses on the application of Information Technology (IT) to the field of medicine to improve individual and population healthcare delivery, education and research. This extensively updated fifth edition reflects the current knowledge in Health Informatics and provides learning objectives, key points, case studies and references.

Medical Informatics

An Executive Primer, Third Edition

Author: Kenneth K. Ong

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498757405

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 382

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This third edition of HIMSS' award-winning, bestseller explores how clinicians, patients, and health IT stakeholders are collaborating to support high-value care through health IT. Medical Informatics: An Executive Primer continues to explore information technologies applied in hospital settings, at the physician's office and in patients' homes to provide high-value patient care. Developed for healthcare executives, the book looks at how clinicians, patients and health IT stakeholders are collaborating on a 'team-based,' IT-enabled approach to healthcare. The book's authors offer provider success stories on utilizing health IT-such as EHRs, clinical decision support, telehealth and electronic quality measure reporting to transform healthcare, while addressing health IT usability, interoperability, privacy and security concerns and meeting federal regulations. New to this edition are chapters focused on how health IT innovations, mobile technologies and personal digital tools are demonstrating the value of health IT. Medical Informatics also explores successful EHR implementations by organizations recognized with the HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Award of Excellence, through case studies focused on patient engagement, population management, clinical and business intelligence, health information exchange and patient readmission prevention.

Clinical Informatics Study Guide

Text and Review

Author: John T. Finnell,Brian E. Dixon

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 331922753X

Category: Medical

Page: 536

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This books provides content that arms clinicians with the core knowledge and competencies necessary to be effective informatics leaders in health care organizations. The content is drawn from the areas recognized by the American Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) as necessary to prepare physicians to become Board Certified in Clinical Informatics. Clinical informaticians transform health care by analyzing, designing, selecting, implementing, managing, and evaluating information and communication technologies (ICT) that enhance individual and population health outcomes, improve patient care processes, and strengthen the clinician-patient relationship. As the specialty grows, the content in this book covers areas useful to nurses, pharmacists, and information science graduate students in clinical/health informatics programs. These core competencies for clinical informatics are needed by all those who lead and manage ICT in health organizations, and there are likely to be future professional certifications that require the content in this text.​

Medical Data Management

A Practical Guide

Author: Florian Leiner,Wilhelm Gaus,Reinhold Haux,Petra Knaup-Gregori

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387217738

Category: Medical

Page: 204

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Medical Data Management is a systematic introduction to the basic methodology of professional clinical data management. It emphasizes generic methods of medical documentation applicable to such diverse tasks as the electronic patient record, maintaining a clinical trials database, and building a tumor registry. This book is for all students in medical informatics and health information management, and it is ideal for both the undergraduate and the graduate levels. The book also guides professionals in the design and use of clinical information systems in various health care settings. It is an invaluable resource for all health care professionals involved in designing, assessing, adapting, or using clinical data management systems in hospitals, outpatient clinics, study centers, health plans, etc. The book combines a consistent theoretical foundation of medical documentation methods outlining their practical applicability in real clinical data management systems. Two new chapters detail hospital information systems and clinical trials. There is a focus on the international classification of diseases (ICD-9 and -10) systems, as well as a discussion on the difference between the two codes. All chapters feature exercises, bullet points, and a summary to provide the reader with essential points to remember. New to the Third Edition is a comprehensive section comprised of a combined Thesaurus and Glossary which aims to clarify the unclear and sometimes inconsistent terminology surrounding the topic.

Clinical Decision Support Systems

Theory and Practice

Author: Eta S. Berner

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319319132

Category: Medical

Page: 313

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Building on the success of the previous editions, this fully updated book once again brings together worldwide experts to illustrate the underlying science and day-to-day use of decision support systems in clinical and educational settings. Topics discussed include: -Mathematical Foundations of Decision Support Systems -Design and Implementation Issues -Ethical and Legal Issues in Decision Support -Clinical Trials of Information Interventions -Hospital-Based Decision Support -Real World Case Studies

Public Health 101

Author: Riegelman,Brenda Kirkwood

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284118444

Category: Medical

Page: 338

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From clean drinking water, to seat belts, to immunizations, the impact of public health on every individual is undeniable. For undergraduates, an understanding of the foundations of public health is an essential step toward becoming an educated citizen. Public Health 101 provides a big-picture, population perspective on the determinants of health and disease and the tools available to protect and promote health. It examines the full range of options for intervention including use of the healthcare system, the public health system, and society-wide systems such as laws and taxation.

Hospice & Palliative Care Handbook, Third Edition

Quality, Compliance, and Reimbursement

Author: Tina M. Marrelli

Publisher: Sigma Theta Tau

ISBN: 1945157453

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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Hospice & Palliative Care Handbook, Third Edition, offers concise, focused coverage of all aspects of hospice and palliative care for clinicians, managers, and other team members who provide important care while meeting difficult multilevel regulations. Author Tina M. Marrelli, Director of the first U.S. hospice program to attain Joint Commission accreditation for hospice services, helps caregivers meet quality, coverage, and reimbursement requirements in daily practice and documentation. Filled with key topics such as professional standards and guidelines, bereavement services considerations, outcomes, and goals, and quality control, this comprehensible book provides the tools hospice caregivers need for success.

Oncology Informatics

Using Health Information Technology to Improve Processes and Outcomes in Cancer

Author: Bradford W. Hesse,David Ahern,Ellen Beckjord

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128022000

Category: Computers

Page: 448

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Oncology Informatics: Using Health Information Technology to Improve Processes and Outcomes in Cancer Care encapsulates National Cancer Institute-collected evidence into a format that is optimally useful for hospital planners, physicians, researcher, and informaticians alike as they collectively strive to accelerate progress against cancer using informatics tools. This book is a formational guide for turning clinical systems into engines of discovery as well as a translational guide for moving evidence into practice. It meets recommendations from the National Academies of Science to "reorient the research portfolio" toward providing greater "cognitive support for physicians, patients, and their caregivers" to "improve patient outcomes." Data from systems studies have suggested that oncology and primary care systems are prone to errors of omission, which can lead to fatal consequences downstream. By infusing the best science across disciplines, this book creates new environments of "Smart and Connected Health." Oncology Informatics is also a policy guide in an era of extensive reform in healthcare settings, including new incentives for healthcare providers to demonstrate "meaningful use" of these technologies to improve system safety, engage patients, ensure continuity of care, enable population health, and protect privacy. Oncology Informatics acknowledges this extraordinary turn of events and offers practical guidance for meeting meaningful use requirements in the service of improved cancer care. Anyone who wishes to take full advantage of the health information revolution in oncology to accelerate successes against cancer will find the information in this book valuable. Presents a pragmatic perspective for practitioners and allied health care professionals on how to implement Health I.T. solutions in a way that will minimize disruption while optimizing practice goals Proposes evidence-based guidelines for designers on how to create system interfaces that are easy to use, efficacious, and timesaving Offers insight for researchers into the ways in which informatics tools in oncology can be utilized to shorten the distance between discovery and practice

Global Health Informatics

How Information Technology Can Change Our Lives in a Globalized World

Author: Heimar Marin,Eduardo Massad,Marco Antonio Gutierrez,Roberto Jaime Rodrigues,Daniel Sigulem

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128046171

Category: Computers

Page: 312

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Global Health Informatics: How Information Technology Can Change Our Lives in a Globalized World discusses the critical role of information and communication technologies in health practice, health systems management and research in increasingly interconnected societies. In a global interconnected world the old standalone institutional information systems have proved to be inadequate for patient-centered care provided by multiple providers, for the early detection and response to emerging and re-emerging diseases, and to guide population-oriented public health interventions. The book reviews pertinent aspects and successful current experiences related to standards for health information systems; digital systems as a support for decision making, diagnosis and therapy; professional and client education and training; health systems operation; and intergovernmental collaboration. Discusses how standalone systems can compromise health care in globalized world Provides information on how information and communication technologies (ICT) can support diagnose, treatment, and prevention of emerging and re-emerging diseases Presents case studies about integrated information and how and why to share data can facilitate governance and strategies to improve life conditions

Introduction to Global Health

Author: Jacobsen

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284167356

Category: Medical

Page: 450

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Introduction to Global Health, Third Edition, is a comprehensive look at today’s most critical global health issues. Unlike other texts of its kind, this book emphasizes possible solutions to global health concerns rather than just focusing on the problems.

The Project Manager’s Guide to Health Information Technology Implementation, 2nd Edition

Author: Susan M. Houston

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1351859137

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 170

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This book focuses on providing information on project management specific for software implementations within the healthcare industry. It can be used as a beginners’ guide as well as a reference for current project managers who might be new to software implementations. Utilizing the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) methodology, the defined process groups and knowledge areas will be defined related to implementing custom and Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) software. The Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is a standard for developing custom software, but can also be followed for implementing COTS applications as well. How will the system be set-up from an architecture and hardware standpoint? What environments will be needed and why? How are changes managed throughout the project and after? These questions and more will be reviewed. The differences between types of testing are defined as well as when each are utilized. Planning for the activation and measuring the success of the project and how well the strategic need has been met are key activities that are often not given the time and effort to plan as the other parts of the implementation project. This new edition updates the current content to better align with the newest version of the PMI’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), the latest technology and concepts. In addition, this new edition includes additional chapters covering security and privacy, contract management and system selection and transition to support.

Internet Resource Guide for Nurses and Health Care Professionals

Author: Toni Hebda,Patricia Czar,Cynthia Mascara

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131512559

Category: Medical

Page: 136

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This concise, pocket-sized guide to the online healthcare environment provides background information about the Internet, its services and various types of Internet resources available for nursing and healthcare professionals. Updated with the most current resources, the volume is designed to provide readers with the knowledge and confidence needed to use the Internet for education, research, career and other purposes. The volume covers general computer information, health care information systems including strategic planning, system implementation and maintenance, network integration, the electronic or computer-based patient record, disaster planning and recovery and specialty applications such as telehealth. For nurses and health care professionals.

Clinical Research for the Doctor of Nursing Practice

Author: Terry

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284148602

Category: Medical

Page: 382

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Clinical Research for the Doctor of Nursing Practice, Third Edition is a must-have text focused on teaching students how to conduct research needed for their capstone project.