Connected Medical Devices: Integrating Patient Care Data in Healthcare Systems, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Connected Medical Devices

Integrating Patient Care Data in Healthcare Systems, 1st Edition

By John Zaleski

HIMSS Publishing

187 pages

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Paperback: 9781938904783
pub: 2015-03-27
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Within a healthcare enterprise, patient vital signs and other automated measurements are communicated from connected medical devices to end-point systems, such as electronic health records, data warehouses and standalone clinical information systems. Connected Medical Devices: Integrating Patient Care Data in Healthcare Systems explores how medical device integration (MDI) supports quality patient care and better clinical outcomes by reducing clinical documentation transcription errors, improving data accuracy and density within clinical records and ensuring the complete capture of medical device information on patients.

The book begins with a comprehensive overview of the types of medical devices in use today and the ways in which those devices interact, before examining factors such as interoperability standards, patient identification, clinical alerts and regulatory and security considerations. Offering lessons learned from his own experiences managing MDI rollouts in both operating room and intensive care unit settings, the author provides practical guidance for healthcare stakeholders charged with leading an MDI rollout. Topics include working with MDI solution providers, assembling an implementation team and transitioning to go-live. Special features in the book include a glossary of acronyms used throughout the book and sample medical device planning and testing tools.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS083000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Information Management
COM021000
COMPUTERS / Database Management / General
COM043000
COMPUTERS / Networking / General
HEA000000
HEALTH & FITNESS / General
MED043000
MEDICAL / Hospital Administration & Care
SCI010000
SCIENCE / Biotechnology