Health Informatics

1st Edition

An Interprofessional Approach


  • Nancy Staggers
  • Ramona Nelson
  • Ramona Nelson
  • Table of Contents

    Unit 1: Background and Foundational Information

    1. Introduction: The Evolution of Health Informatics
    2. Theoretical Foundations of Health informatics
    3. Evidence-Based Practice and Informatics
    4. Knowledge Discovery, Data Mining, and Practice-Based Evidence
    5. Program Evaluation and Research Techniques
    6. Unit 2: Information Systems in Health Care Delivery

    7. Electronic Health Records and Applications for Managing Patient Care
    8. Applications for Managing Institutions Delivering Healthcare
    9. Telehealth and Applications for Delivering Care at a Distance
    10. Home Health and Related Community-Based Systems
    11. Clinical Decision Support Systems in Healthcare
    12. Public Health Informatics
    13. Technical Infrastructure to Support Healthcare
    14. Unit 3: Participatory Health Care Informatics and Health Care on the Internet

    15. The Evolving ePatient
    16. Social Networking and Other Web-Based Applications in Healthcare
    17. Personal Health Records (PHRs)
    18. Unit 4: Project Management Tools and Procedures

    19. Identifying and Selecting an Information System Solution
    20. Implementing and Upgrading an Information System Solution
    21. Health System Downtime and Disaster Recovery
    22. Unit 5: Quality, Usability and Standards in Informatics

    23. Privacy, Confidentiality, Security and Safety
    24. Patient Safety and Quality Initiatives in Informatics
    25. Improving the User Experience for Health Information Technology Products


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