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Information and Communication Technologies in Healthcare

1st Edition

Edited by Stephan Jones, Frank M. Groom

Auerbach Publications

264 pages

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pub: 2011-11-08
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As the population ages and healthcare costs continue to soar, the focus of the nation and the healthcare industry turns to reducing costs and making the delivery process more efficient. Demonstrating how improvements in information systems can lead to improved patient care, Information and Communication Technologies in Healthcare explains how to cr

Table of Contents

Health Care Systems Introduction. Technology as a Catalyst for Health Enhancement. Health Information Exchange. Universal Data Standards. Healthcare Information Exchange. Health Information Technology in the United States: Achieving Legal and Regulatory Results That Enhance Innovation and Adoption. Healthcare Regulations, Privacy, Security, and Information Age Considerations. Usability: Patient-Physician Interactions and the Electronic Medical Record. Remembering Human Factors when Implementing Technology Use: A Case Study in Home Health Care Usability. Security and Privacy: Impacts of Evolving Technologies and Legislation. New Facility Planning: A Healthcare Focus. Developing Innovative Health Information for Youth. Re-envisioning the Web Site as a Member-Focused Portal: A Case Study on Usability and Technology for Transforming Health Care Communication.

About the Editors

Stephan Jones and Frank M. Groom

Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, USA

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
COMPUTERS / Networking / General