Nursing and Clinical Informatics: Socio-Technical Approaches: Socio-Technical Approaches

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Staudinger, Bettina
IGI Global, Feb 28, 2009 - Computers - 340 pages

The field of nursing informatics is one of the fastest growing areas of medical informatics. As the industry grows, so does the need for obtaining the most recent, up-to-date research in this significant field of study.

Nursing and Clinical Informatics: Socio-Technical Approaches gives a general overview of the current state of nursing informatics paying particular attention to its social, socio-technical, and political aspects to further research and development projects. A unique international comparative work, this book covers the core areas of nursing informatics with a technical and functional respect and portrays them in their proper context.

 

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Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgement
A Treatise on Rural Public Health Nursing
Assessment in a ComputerBased Nursing Documentation
Clinical Decision Support Systems in Nursing
Culturally Sensitive Healthcare for Newcomer Immigrants
Impacts and Directions for Nursing
Nursing Documentation in a Mature EHR System
SocioTechnical Structures 4Ps and Hodges Model
Strategies for Creating Virtual Learning Communities
The Impact of Technology in Organizational Communication
The Roles of a Nurse in Telemedical Consultations
The Role of EBM and Nursing Informatics in Rural Australia
Use of Handheld Computers in Nursing Education
Using Information Technology in Nursing Education
Compilation of References

Current Practice and Future Trends
Successful Online Teaching and Learning Strategies
Shaping Funding Policy for Nursing Services
Simulations to Assess Medication Administration Systems

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About the author (2009)

Bettina Staudinger is an associate professor at the Institute of Applied Systems Research and Development, University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall in Tyrol, Austria. She took her master degree (Mag.) in medical informatics (information management) as well as a master and PhD in health sciences at the University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Tyrol (Austria). Her field of research interest encompasses data organization and data management especially in the field of nursing.

Victoria Höß has been a research assistant at the Institute of Applied Systems Research and Development, University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology since 2007. She obtained master’s degree (Mag. rer. soc. oec.) in Studies of International Business and Economics and a master’s degree (Mag. rer. soc. oec.) in Studies of Economics both from the University of Innsbruck (Austria). She took her PhD in Health Sciences at the University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology. Her research encompasses financing and cost structures in the health care sector.

Herwig Ostermann is an associate professor at the Institute for Applied Systems Research and Development at the University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Hall/Tyrol (Austria). His research interests encompass the field of public administration and management especially focusing on health care delivery and long-term care structures. He received a master’s degree in International Business Administration from Innsbruck University (Austria), a master’s degree in Health Sciences and a PhD in Health Sciences from UMIT, Hall/Tyrol (Austria). [Editor]

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