Managing Health Care Information Systems: A Practical Approach for Health Care Executives

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John Wiley & Sons, Jul 8, 2005 - Medical - 450 pages
Managing Health Care Information Systems teaches key principles, methods, and applications necessary to provide access to timely, complete, accurate, legible, and relevant health care information. Written by experts for students and professionals, this well-timed book provides detailed information on the foundations of health care information management; the history, legacy, and future of health care information systems; the architecture and technologies that support health care information systems; and the challenges for senior management in information technology, such as organization, alignment with strategic planning, governance, planning initiatives, and assessing and achieving value. Comprehensive in scope, Managing Health Care Information Systems includes substantial discussion of data quality, regulation, laws, and standards; strategies for system acquisition, use, and support; and standards and security. Each chapter includes an overview and summary of the material, as well as learning activities. The activities provide students with the opportunity to explore more fully the concepts presented.
 

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Contents

A Practical Approach for Health Care Executives Part Two HEALTH CARE INFORMATION SYSTEMS
89
A Practical Approach for Health Care Executives Part Three INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
187
A Practical Approach for Health Care Executives Part Four SENIOR MANAGEMENT IT CHALLENGES
279
A Practical Approach for Health Care Executives Appendix A OVERVIEW OF THE HEALTH CARE IT INDUSTRY
449
A Practical Approach for Health Care Executives Appendix B SAMPLE PROJECT CHARTER
461
A Practical Approach for Health Care Executives REFERENCES
473
A Practical Approach for Health Care Executives Index
486
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Karen A. Wager, D.B.A., is associate professor in the Department of Health Administration and Policy at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Frances Wickham Lee, D.B.A., is associate professor in the Department of Health Administration and Policy at the Medical University of South Carolina.

John P. Glaser, Ph.D., is vice president and chief information officer of Partners HealthCare System, Inc., Boston, Massachusetts.

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