Health Information

5th Edition

Management of a Strategic Resource


  • Mervat Abdelhak
  • Mary Alice Hanken
  • Key Features

    • Did You Know? boxes highlight interesting facts to enhance learning.
    • Self-assessment quizzes test your learning and retention, with answers available on the companion Evolve website.
    • Learning features include a chapter outline, key words, common abbreviations, and learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, and references at the end.
    • Diverse examples of healthcare deliveries, like long-term care, public health, home health care, and ambulatory care, prepare you to work in a variety of settings.
    • Interactive student exercises on Evolve, including a study guide and flash cards that can be used on smart phones. 
    • Coverage of health information infrastructure and systems provides the foundational knowledge needed to effectively manage healthcare information. 
    • Applied approach to Health Information Management and Health Informatics gives you problem-solving opportunities to develop proficiency.

    Table of Contents

    Section 1: Foundations of Health Information Management
    1. Health Care Systems
    2. The Health Informatics and Information Management Profession
    Section 2: Health Care Data and Information Systems
    3. Health Information Infrastructure and Systems
    4. Health Data Concepts
    5. NEW! Data Access and Retention
    6. Electronic Health Record Systems
    Section 3: Health Care Informatics
    7. Classification Systems, Clinical Vocabularies, and Terminology
    8. Technology, Applications, and Security
    9. Information Systems Life Cycle and Project Management
    Section 4: Data Management and Use
    10. Statistics and Data Presentation
    11. Research and Epidemiology
    12. Performance Management and Patient Safety
    13. Data Reporting, Interpretation, and Use
    14. Public Health Informatics
    15. Privacy and Health Law
    Section 5: Management
    16. Human Resource Management
    17. Operational Management
    18. Revenue Cycle and Financial Management


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    About the authors

    Mervat Abdelhak

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Department Chair and Associate Professor, Health Information Management, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

    Mary Alice Hanken

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Independent Consultant; Senior Lecturer, Health Information Administration Program,School o fPublic Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA