Hacking Healthcare

Author: Fred Trotter
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449318800
Size: 37.58 MB
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Ready to take your IT skills to the healthcare industry? This concise book provides a candid assessment of the US healthcare system as it ramps up its use of electronic health records (EHRs) and other forms of IT to comply with the government’s Meaningful Use requirements. It’s a tremendous opportunity for tens of thousands of IT professionals, but it’s also a huge challenge: the program requires a complete makeover of archaic records systems, workflows, and other practices now in place. This book points out how hospitals and doctors’ offices differ from other organizations that use IT, and explains what’s necessary to bridge the gap between clinicians and IT staff. Get an overview of EHRs and the differences among medical settings Learn the variety of ways institutions deal with patients and medical staff, and how workflows vary Discover healthcare’s dependence on paper records, and the problems involved in migrating them to digital documents Understand how providers charge for care, and how they get paid Explore how patients can use EHRs to participate in their own care Examine healthcare’s most pressing problem—avoidable errors—and how EHRs can both help and exacerbate it

Information Technology In Bio And Medical Informatics

Author: M. Elena Renda
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319439499
Size: 70.92 MB
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Information Technology in Bio- and Medical Informatics, ITBAM 2016, held in Porto, Portugal, in September 2016, in conjunction with DEXA 2016. The 9 revised long papers presented together with 11 poster papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 26 submissions. The papers address the following topics: biomedical data analysis and warehousing; information technologies in brain science; and social networks and process analysis in biomedicine.

Computer Security Handbook Set

Author: Seymour Bosworth
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118851749
Size: 65.79 MB
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Computer security touches every part of our daily lives from our computers and connected devices to the wireless signals around us. Breaches have real and immediate financial, privacy, and safety consequences. This handbook has compiled advice from top professionals working in the real world about how to minimize the possibility of computer security breaches in your systems. Written for professionals and college students, it provides comprehensive best guidance about how to minimize hacking, fraud, human error, the effects of natural disasters, and more. This essential and highly-regarded reference maintains timeless lessons and is fully revised and updated with current information on security issues for social networks, cloud computing, virtualization, and more.

Healthcare Ethics And Training Concepts Methodologies Tools And Applications

Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522522387
Size: 67.17 MB
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The application of proper ethical systems and education programs is a vital concern in the medical industry. When healthcare professionals are held to the highest moral and training standards, patient care is improved. Healthcare Ethics and Training: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a comprehensive source of academic research material on methods and techniques for implementing ethical standards and effective education initiatives in clinical settings. Highlighting pivotal perspectives on topics such as e-health, organizational behavior, and patient rights, this multi-volume work is ideally designed for practitioners, upper-level students, professionals, researchers, and academics interested in the latest developments within the healthcare industry.

Consumer Informatics And Digital Health

Author: Margo Edmunds
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319969064
Size: 30.11 MB
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This unique collection synthesizes insights and evidence from innovators in consumer informatics and highlights the technical, behavioral, social, and policy issues driving digital health today and in the foreseeable future. Consumer Informatics and Digital Health presents the fundamentals of mobile health, reviews the evidence for consumer technology as a driver of health behavior change, and examines user experience and real-world technology design challenges and successes. Additionally, it , identifies key considerations for successfully engaging consumers in their own care, considers the ethics of using personal health information in research, and outlines implications for health system redesign. The editors’ integrative systems approach heralds a future of technological advances tempered by best practices drawn from today’s critical policy goals of patient engagement, community health promotion, and health equity. Here’s the inside view of consumer health informatics and key digital fields that students and professionals will find inspiring, informative, and thought-provoking. Included among the topics: • Healthcare social media for consumer informatics. • Understanding usability, accessibility, and human-centered design principles. • Understanding the fundamentals of design for motivation and behavior change • Digital tools for parents: innovations in pediatric urgent care. • Behavioral medicine and informatics in the cancer community. • Content strategy: writing for health consumers on the web. • Open science and the future of data analytics. • Digital approaches to engage consumers in value-based purchasing. Consumer Informatics and Digital Health takes an expansive view of the fields influencing consumer informatics and offers practical case-based guidance for a broad range of audiences, including students, educators, researchers, journalists, and policymakers interested in biomedical informatics, mobile health, information science, and population health. It has as much to offer readers in clinical fields such as medicine, nursing, and psychology as it does to those engaged in digital pursuits.

Essentials Of Nursing Informatics 6th Edition

Author: Virginia K. Saba
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071829563
Size: 32.52 MB
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The classic text on how nurses can use technology to improve patient care -- and every aspect of their job performance, education, and career Written by leaders in nursing informatics, this comprehensive, up-to-date text explores the ever-growing role technology plays in the field of nursing. Offering theoretical background to help you understand how informatics serves many aspects of the profession, Essential of Nursing Informatics also gives you practical help in unlocking computing’s benefits -- both now and into the future. Numerous case studies and examples add real-world relevance to the material. An internationally recognized contributor team provides information and insights not found in any other text on essential topics such as the application of computers to nursing administration, education, and research; electronic medical records (EMRs) and personal health records (PHRs); coding; and government, clinical, and private sector system requirements. NEW! A companion Teacher's Edition, which will include chapter summaries with key teaching points, lesson plans, and review questions/answers for classroom use