Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics: Research and Practices: Research and Practices

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Tan, Joseph
IGI Global, Jun 30, 2008 - Business & Economics - 448 pages

Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics: Research and Practices compiles estimable knowledge on the research of information systems and informatics applications in the healthcare industry. This book addresses organizational issues, including technology adoption, diffusion, and acceptance, as well as cost benefits and cost effectiveness, of advancing health information systems and informatics applications as innovative forms of investment in healthcare. Rapidly changing technology and the complexity of its applications make this book an invaluable resource to researchers and practitioners in the healthcare fields.


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HISI Theoretical Development
Designing a MHealth Framework for Conceptualizing Mobile Health Systems
Factors Motivating the Acceptance of New Information and Communication Technologies in UK Healthcare A Test of Three Models
An Overview of the HIPAACompliant Privacy Access Control Model
HISI Methodological Approaches
The Internet and Managing Boomers and Seniors Health
Data Mining Medical Information Should Artificial Neural Networks be Used to Analyze Trauma Audit Data
Diagnostic Cost Reduction Using Artificial Neural Networks The Case of Pulmonary Embolism
Computer Usage by U S Group Medical Practices 1994 vs 2003 and Type of Usage Comparison to IT Practices in Taiwan
HISI Implementation Evaluation and Practices
Perceived Level of Benefits and Risk Core Functionalities of an EHR System
Using Pocket PCs for Nurses Shift Reports and Patient Care
Evaluation of a Tool to Enhance Searching for Useful Medical Information on the Internet
HISI Policies and Knowledge Transfer Processes
Applying Personal Health Informatics to Create Effective PatientCentered EHealth
The Impact of Certification on Healthcare Information Technology Use

Information Technology in Primary Care Practice in the United States
A Case Study of Health Information Systems Adoption An Adaptive Structuration Theory Approach
Understanding Physicians Acceptance of Computerized Physician Order Entry
Entrepreneurial IT Governance in a Rural Family Practice Residency Program
Telehealth Organizational Implementation Guideline Issues A Canadian Perspective

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Joseph Tan (Dip, BA, MS, PhD) holds a professional diploma in civil engineering from Singapore Polytechnic, an undergraduate degree in mathematics and computer science from Wartburg College, a master s degree in industrial & management engineering from the University of Iowa, and a PhD in management information systems from the University of British Columbia (UBC). He has been a tenured associate professor teaching in the Department of Healthcare & Epidemiology at UBC for many years prior to serving as a professor and Head of Information System and Manufacturing (ISM) Department at the School of Business at Wayne State University.

Joseph has published research in computing, ergonomics, information systems, health informatics, health education, e-health, and e-business journals and has served as guest editor and member of various journal editorial boards. He sits on key organizing committees for local, national, and international meetings and conferences. Professor Tan s research, which has enjoyed significant support in the last several years from local, national and international funding agencies and other sources, has also been widely cited and applied across a number of major disciplines, including healthcare informatics and clinical decision support, health technology management research, human processing of graphical representations, ergonomics, health administration education, telehealth, mobile health, and e-health promotion programming. [Editor]

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