The move to manage medicine from a financial perspective, i.e. managed care, has added huge layers of bureaucratic and administrative functions to healthcare. The need to have the ability to track patient medical records, mandated by government legislation such as HIPAA, is bringing new technologies and processes into the healthcare arena. A univer
Introduction and Overview. Healthcare Systems. Disaster Planning and System Security. Standards and the Regulatory Environment. Improving Quality, Reducing Risks, and Understanding Costs. EMR and the Data Warehouse. The Changing Organization. HIPAA. Telemedicine and the Internet. Emerging Technologies.