Health Informatics

Health Informatics

An Interprofessional Approach

2nd Edition - December 8, 2016

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  • Authors: Ramona Nelson, Nancy Staggers
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323402316
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323402255
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323848343

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Awarded second place in the 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Information Technology category. See how information technology intersects with health care! Health Informatics: An Interprofessional Approach, 2nd Edition prepares you for success in today’s technology-filled healthcare practice. Concise coverage includes information systems and applications such as electronic health records, clinical decision support, telehealth, ePatients, and social media tools, as well as system implementation. New to this edition are topics including data science and analytics, mHealth, principles of project management, and contract negotiations. Written by expert informatics educators Ramona Nelson and Nancy Staggers, this edition enhances the book that won a 2013 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year award!

Key Features

  • Experts from a wide range of health disciplines cover the latest on the interprofessional aspects of informatics — a key Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) initiative and a growing specialty area in nursing.
  • Case studies encourage higher-level thinking about how concepts apply to real-world nursing practice.
  • Discussion questions challenge you to think critically and to visualize the future of health informatics.
  • Objectives, key terms and an abstract at the beginning of each chapter provide an overview of what you will learn.
  • Conclusion and Future Directions section at the end of each chapter describes how informatics will continue to evolve as healthcare moves to an interprofessional foundation.

Table of Contents

  • Cover image
  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Copyright
  • Dedication
  • About the Authors
  • Contributors
  • Reviewers and ancillary writers
  • Acknowledgments
  • Preface
  • Uses of the book
  • Vendors, applications, foundations and institutions
  • Organization of the book
  • Teaching and learning package
  • Unit 1: Foundational Information in Health Informatics
  • 1: An Introduction to Health Informatics
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Definition of health informatics
  • Topics and areas of study in informatics
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion Questions
  • Case Study
  • Case Study Questions
  • 2: Theoretical Foundations of Health Informatics
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Understanding theories and models
  • Additional informatics-related models
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • 3: Evidence-Based Practice, Practice-Based Evidence, and Health Informatics
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Evidence-based practice models
  • Stevens star model of knowledge transformation
  • Informatics and evidence-based practice
  • Relationship of EBP and PBE
  • Practice-based evidence
  • Informatics and practice-based evidence
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • EBP case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • PBE Case study
  • Pressure Ulcer Case Study
  • Negative Association With Likelihood of Developing a Pressure Ulcer (Less Likely)
  • Positive Association With Likelihood of Developing a Pressure Ulcer (More Likely)
  • Discussion Questions
  • 4: Models, Theories, and Research for Program Evaluation
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Purposes of evaluation
  • Theories and frameworks
  • Methods, tools, and techniques
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • 5: Technical Infrastructure to Support Healthcare
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Electronic health record component model
  • System integration and interoperability
  • Networking systems
  • Other infrastructure models
  • Current challenges
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • Unit 2: Information Systems and Applications for the Delivery of Healthcare
  • 6: Electronic Health Records and Applications for Managing Patient Care
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Electronic health record components, functions, and attributes
  • Sociotechnical perspectives
  • Electronic health record applications used in the clinical setting
  • Electronic health record benefits
  • Stakeholder perspectives
  • Key issues
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • 7: Administrative Applications Supporting Healthcare Delivery
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Major Types of Applications
  • Conclusion and Future Directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case Study
  • Michael H. Kennedy, Kim Crickmore, and Lynne Miles
  • Discussion Questions
  • 8: Telehealth and Applications for Delivering Care at a Distance
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Telehealth technologies
  • Telehealth clinical practice considerations for healthcare professionals
  • Telehealth operational and organizational success factors and barriers
  • Telehealth challenges: licensure and regulatory issues for healthcare professionals
  • Telehealth and direct patient health services
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case Study
  • Discussion Questions
  • 9: Home Health and Related Community-Based Systems
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Evolution and milestones
  • Practice models
  • Standardized datasets
  • Supporting home health with electronic health records and health information technology
  • Standardized terminologies
  • Omaha system
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case Study
  • Discussion Questions
  • 10: Clinical Decision Support Systems in Healthcare
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Clinical decision support types and examples
  • Clinical decision support impact
  • Clinical decision support best practices
  • Recent progress toward disseminating clinical decision support on a national level
  • Research challenges
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • 11: Public Health Informatics
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Public health: A population perspective
  • The value of informatics for the domain of public health
  • Conclusions and future public health informatics strategies
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • Unit 3: Participatory Healthcare Informatics
  • 12: The Engaged ePatient
  • Abstract
  • Historical background and drivers of the epatient evolution
  • Convergence of epatients, clinicians, patient-centered models of care, and informatics
  • Health 3.0 emerges
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • 13: Social Media Tools for Practice and Education
  • Abstract
  • What is social media?
  • Social media tools
  • Social media statistics
  • Benefits of social media
  • Challenges of social media
  • Social media in education
  • Policy
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Social Media in Education and Healthcare
  • Discussion Questions
  • 14: Personal Health Records
  • Abstract
  • Definitions of the personal health record
  • The development of the electronic personal health record
  • Principles of an ideal personal health record
  • Examples of existing personal health records
  • Current evidence of benefits of personal health records
  • Current use of personal health records
  • Barriers to personal health record adoption
  • The future of personal health records
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • 15: mHealth: The Intersection of Mobile Technology and Health
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Driving forces of mobile health
  • Mobile health benefits and challenges
  • Future directions of mobile health and conclusions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • Unit 4: Managing the Life Cycle of a Health Information System
  • 16: Strategic Planning and Selecting an Information System
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Strategic vision and alignment
  • Systems life cycle
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Key Considerations for System Selection
  • 17: Project Management Principles for Health Informatics
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • The need for project management in healthcare organizations
  • Project, program, and portfolio management
  • Roles and responsibilities: project, program, and portfolio managers
  • Project management tools
  • Project and portfolio management software selection
  • Conclusions and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • 18: Contract Negotiations and Software Licensing
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Overview of licensing agreements
  • Major steps or stages in the performance of a license agreement
  • Specific components of the licensing agreement
  • Conclusions and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • 19: Implementing and Upgrading an Information System
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Reasons to implement or upgrade a healthcare information system
  • New implementation versus an upgrade
  • Implementation and the systems life cycle
  • Preparing for go-live
  • Go-live
  • Post-live maintenance
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • Case Study Follow-Up
  • Discussion Questions
  • 20: Downtime and Disaster Recovery for Health Information Systems
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Downtime risk assessment
  • Downtime And Response Planning
  • Downtime policies and procedures
  • Information technology impact and planning
  • Disaster planning
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion Questions
  • Case Study
  • Discussion Questions
  • Unit 5: User Experience, Standards, Safety, and Analytics in Health Informatics
  • 21: Improving the User Experience for Health Information Technology
  • Abstract
  • Introduction to improving the user experience
  • Definitions of terms and their relationships
  • The goals of usability
  • User-centered design
  • Human-computer interaction frameworks for health informatics
  • Selecting methods to improve the user experience
  • Formal user testing
  • Selecting a type of usability test
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • 22: Informatics-Related Standards and Standards-Setting Organizations
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Standardized healthcare terminologies relevant to patient care
  • Healthcare data standardization
  • Data exchange efforts
  • Application of standardized terminologies
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • 23: Data Science and Analytics in Healthcare
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Data science in healthcare
  • Characteristics of big data
  • Data science for clinical and translational research
  • Benefits of data science
  • Approaches to analyses
  • Knowledge discovery and data mining
  • Conclusions and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • 24: Patient Safety and Quality Initiatives in Health Informatics
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Definitions
  • National initiatives driving adoption and use of health it
  • National efforts related to quality data standards
  • Evaluating quality and patient safety
  • Success factors and lessons learned
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • Unit 6: Governance Structures, Legal, and Regulatory Issues in Health Informatics
  • 25: Legal Issues, Federal Regulations, and Accreditation
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Legal system
  • Fraud and abuse and billing issues related to electronic health record use
  • Accreditation
  • The intersection of new technology and regulation
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • 26: Privacy and Security
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Definitions and concepts
  • Legal and historical context
  • Principles, laws, and regulations guiding practice
  • The importance of information security
  • Current security vulnerabilities
  • Current security challenges
  • Managing security risks with security controls
  • Resources
  • Conclusions and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • 27: The Health Information Technology for Education and Clinical Health Act, Meaningful Use, and Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Federal initiatives to drive health information technology
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • 28: Health Policy and Health Informatics
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Developing and implementing health information technology policy
  • Driving forces for creating health information technology policy
  • Leadership competencies for developing and implementing health information technology policies
  • Leading policy activities through organizational work and leadership
  • Discipline-specific policies: nursing
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion Questions
  • Case Study
  • Discussion Questions
  • 29: Health Information Technology Governance
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Health information technology governance: need and core components
  • Key insights
  • Recommendations
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion Questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • Unit 7: Education and Health Informatics
  • 30: Informatics in the Curriculum for Healthcare Professionals
  • Abstract
  • Introduction and background
  • Teaching and learning in an evolving healthcare and technology environment
  • Framework for informatics curriculum
  • It takes a village: roles and competencies
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • 31: Distance Education: Applications, Techniques, and Issues
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Historical development
  • Terminology
  • Course delivery systems: course management systems
  • Instructional design for distance education and learning
  • Student (learner) support services
  • Issues
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion Questions
  • Case Study
  • Discussion Questions
  • 32: Informatics Tools for Educating Healthcare Professionals
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Comprehensive education information system
  • Computerized teaching tools
  • Impact on the teaching and learning process
  • Impact on the faculty role
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion Questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • 33: Simulation in Healthcare Education
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • The simulation process
  • Application of simulation
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • Unit 8: International Health Informatics Efforts
  • 34: International Efforts, Issues, and Innovations
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Key initiatives in world regions
  • International organizations with ehealth involvement
  • International standards efforts
  • Global challenges to ehealth
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • Unit 9: Historical Implications and Future Directions in Health Informatics
  • 35: The Evolution of Health Informatics
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • The roots of informatics within the computer and information sciences
  • Establishing the specialty of health informatics
  • Recognition of the specialty
  • Naming the specialty—naming the discipline
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • 36: Future Directions and Future Research in Health Informatics
  • Abstract
  • Introduction
  • Futures research (futurology)
  • The future of health informatics
  • Clinical informatics
  • Improving the user experience for health information technology
  • Analytics (big data) and data visualization
  • Predictive analytics
  • Data visualization
  • Conclusion and future directions
  • Discussion questions
  • Case study
  • Discussion Questions
  • Glossary
  • Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 678
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Mosby 2017
  • Published: December 8, 2016
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323402316
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323402255
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323848343

About the Authors

Ramona Nelson

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emerita Slippery Rock University Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania President, Ramona Nelson Consulting Allison Park, Pennsylvania

Nancy Staggers

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Informatics School of Nursing University of Maryland Baltimore, Maryland and Adjunct Professor, College of Nursing and Department of Biomedical Informatics University of Utah Salt Lake City, Utah

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