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ISBN-10 0132622386ISBN-13 9780132622387
Print: 
ISBN-10 0132574950ISBN-13 9780132574952
Author(s): Toni Hebda; Patricia Czar
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 624
Description

For any course in informatics for nursing, including Introduction to Healthcare/Nursing Informatics; Needs Assessment and Strategic Planning for Information Technology; System Implementation, Evaluation, and Training; Informatics to Support Research and Evidence-Based Practice; Consumer Health Informatics; Electronic Health Records and Personal Health Records; Project Management for Health Information Technology Projects; and Telehealth.

This 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.

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