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Guide to Health Informatics, 2Ed

2nd Edition

By Enrico Coiera

CRC Press

320 pages

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eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429192784
pub: 2003-10-31
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This brilliant guide to medical informatics is an easy to read overview of the basic concepts of information and communication technologies in healthcare. Not only does the book cover the complexities and implications of the increasing use of information technology in healthcare, but it also explores the basic principles of informatics that govern

Table of Contents

Introduction Part One Basic Concepts in Informatics Chapter 1 Models Chapter 2 Information Chapter 3 Information Systems Part Two Informatics Skills Chapter 4 Communicating Chapter 5 Structuring Chapter 6 Questioning Chapter 7 Searching Chapter 8 Making Decisions Part Three Information Systems in Healthcare Chapter 9 Information Management Systems Chapter 10 The electronic medical record Chapter 11 Designing and evaluating information systems Part Four Protocol-based Systems Chapter 12 Protocols and Evidence-based healthcare Chapter 13 Computer-based protocol systems in healthcare Chapter 14 Disseminating and applying protocols Chapter 15 Designing protocols Part Five Language, Coding and Classification Chapter 16 Terms, codes and classification Chapter 17 Healthcare terminologies and classification systems Chapter 18 The trouble with coding Part Six Communication Systems in Healthcare Chapter 19 Communication system basics Chapter 20 Communication technology Chapter 21 Clinical communication and telemedicine Part Seven The Internet Chapter 22 The Internet and Wor

About the Author

Enrico Coiera
Professor and Foundation Chair of Medical Informatics
University of New South Wales, Australia

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Administration
SCIENCE / Biotechnology