Electronic Health Records: A Guide for Clinicians and Administrators

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Jerome H. Carter
ACP Press, 2008 - Medical - 530 pages
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A leading resource in evaluating, purchasing, implementing, and using an electronic health records system (EHR), this fully revised new edition continues to help even the most technology challenged reader master key concepts. Electronic Health Records, Second Edition is a user-friendly guide, presenting information in a clear and precise manner and providing readers with a solid understanding of what electronic health records are and do. Divided into two major sections, the first section serves as a tutorial on technological, business, and legal aspects of EHRs. Using a hands-on workbook approach, the second section focuses on the implementation and management of the EHR system. Also included is the latest information on resources, websites, services, and vendors. Written by authors with extensive EHR implementation experience, Electronic Health Records, Second Edition is the practical, step-by-step guide to understanding the many different aspects of an EHR system.
  

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Contents

2 Computer Hardware and Enabling Technologies
21
3 Operating Systems and Programming Languages
53
4 Databases Warehouses and Data Repositories
69
5 Internet and Intranet Technologies
91
6 Informatics Standards
119
7 Identifying and Understanding Business Processes in Clinical Practice
143
8 Identifying and Understanding Clinical Processes
169
9 Clinical Decision Support
193
16 From Process Analysis To Product Evaluation
345
15 Evaluation of Product Features
357
18 Vendor Evaluation
373
19 Creating a Request for Proposal and Negotiating a Contract
383
Site Visits and Demonstrations
393
21 Planning Your Implementation
407
Concepts and Methods
419
23 Workflow
453

Concepts and Methods
215
11 Physician Adoption Strategies
249
12 Legal Issues and Health Care Information
275
13 Privacy and Security of Health Information
295
Workbook Introduction
327
14 Starting the Electronic Health Record Selection Process
329
Training Data Migration and Interfaces
473
Glossary
491
Resources
499
Using the EHR Evaluation Checklist
503
Index
511
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