This useful handbook introduces nurses and other health care professionals to the most current application of computer-related technology in the health care environment. Included are the various forms of electronic communication and ways to use it more effectively. New coverage of web-based technology, search tools, and evaluation criteria for online material are presented along with regulatory and accreditation requirements, such as HIPAA. Completely updated, the fourth edition offers a clearly written overview of informatics, as well as practical applications of computer-based education for day-to-day use.
Table of Contents
General Computer InformationChapter 1 Informatics in the Health Care Professions
Chapter 2 Hardware, Software, and the Roles of Support Personnel
Chapter 3 Ensuring the Quality of Information
Chapter 4 Electronic Communication and the Internet
Health Care Information Systems
Chapter 5 Health Care Information Systems
Chapter 6 Strategic Planning
Chapter 7 Selecting a Health Care Information System
Chapter 8 System Implementation and Maintenance
Chapter 9 Information Systems Training **NEW CHAPTER**
Chapter 10 Information Security and Confidentiality
Chapter 11 System Integration and Interoperability
Chapter 12 The Electronic Health Record
Chapter 13 Regional Health Information Organizations (RHIOs) **NEW CHAPTER**
Chapter 14 Regulatory and Accreditation Issues
Chapter 15 Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery
Chapter 16 Using the Computer to Support Health Care and Patient Education
Chapter 17 Telehealth
Chapter 18 Evidence Based Practice And Research
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