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ISBN-13 9780132898089ISBN-10 013289808X
ISBN-10 0132897644ISBN-13 9780132897648
Author(s): Lillian Burke; Barbara Weill
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 352

For courses covering health information technology in any allied health program or nursing program in college, university, community college, high school, or vocational school.

Now significantly expanded and fully updated, this is the ideal information technology primer for readers working in any healthcare field, including allied health, nursing, medical/dental/pharmaceutical assisting, or medical administration. It fully addresses each key issue in contemporary healthcare IT, including the accelerating migration towards electronic health records. New coverage includes: smartphones, tablets, and their healthcare applications; the role of healthcare reform in promoting health IT; EHR meaningful use criteria; new practice management scheduling software; the growth of telemedicine; new problems in public health; interventional radiology; surgery-related nanotechnology; information-related biotech and pharmaceutical trends; expanded applications in psychiatry and rehabilitation; genetic privacy; and much more.