Health Informatics: Practical Guide for Healthcare and Information Technology Professionals (Fifth Edition)

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Health Informatics (HI) focuses on the application of information technology (IT) to the field of medicine to improve individual and population healthcare delivery, education and research. This extensively updated fifth edition reflects the current knowledge in Health Informatics and provides learning objectives, key points, case studies and references. Topics include: HI Overview; Healthcare Data, Information, and Knowledge; Electronic Health Records, Practice Management Systems; Health Information Exchange; Data Standards; Architectures of Information Systems;Health Information Privacy and Security; HI Ethics; Consumer HI; Mobile Technology; Online Medical Resources; Search Engines; Evidence-Based Medicine and Clinical Practice Guidelines; Disease Management and Registries; Quality Improvement Strategies; Patient Safety; Electronic Prescribing; Telemedicine; Picture Archiving and Communication Systems; Bioinformatics; Public HI; E-Research. Available as a printed copy and E-book.
 

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Contents

OVERVIEW OF HEALTH INFORMATICS
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Information hierarchy
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Goals of HIT
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ARRA and HITECH programs that impact the information sciences and HIT
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ONC organization chart
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Figure 6
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Health informatics programs listed on the AMIA web site
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SIMPLE DATA PROTECTION
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CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATICS
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HOME TELEMEDICINE DEVICES
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Web portal features
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PHR RESEARCH PROJECT EXAMPLES
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REFERENCES
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HISTORY OF MOBILE TECHNOLOGY
242
Medical software categories for patients and examples
246

HEALTHCARE DATA INFORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE
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Urgent warning in epatient Daves record
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Overview of clinical data warehousing
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Figure 7
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Published performance of three notable biomedical systems
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10 EHR screen showing integration of decision support into the EHR
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ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS
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Relationship between EHR PHR and EMR
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Types and frequencies of missing information
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QUALITY IMPROVEMENT STRATEGIES
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iConsult integrated with Epic EHR
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Maximum Medicare reimbursement for EHR adoption
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Amazing Charts patient encounter screen shot
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PRACTICE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
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Typical Outpatient office workflow
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RESOURCES
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HEALTH INFORMATION EXCHANGE
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Common types of healthrelated data exchanged
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NHIN Model
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HITECH ACT IMPACT
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Pros and Cons of RHIO models
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Types of HIOs
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STATEWIDE HEALTH INFORMATION EXCHANGE COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT PROGRAM
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Statewide HIE schema
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DATA STANDARDS
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Data modules of the C32 standard for the CCD
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FUTURE TRENDS
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ARCHITECTURES OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS
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Data transfer rates
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FUTURE
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HEALTH INFORMATION PRIVACY
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HIPAA MEANINGFUL USE AND THE HITECH ACT
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Stage 2 Privacy and Security Recommendations
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HEALTH INFORMATION SECURITY
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SECURITY BREACHES AND ATTACKS
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1 Security Standards and Law
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HEALTH INFORMATICS ETHICS
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PERTINENT ETHICAL PRINCIPLES
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MOBILE TELEMEDICINE PROJECTS
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ONLINE MEDICAL RESOURCES
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SPONSORED AND NONSPONSORED RESOURCES
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FUTURE TRENDS
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MeSH categories
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DISEASE MANAGEMENT AND DISEASE REGISTRIES 315
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The Evidence Pyramid
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Suggested studies for questions asked
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CPG for uncomplicated dysuria or urgency in women
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popHealth Application
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Types of data clinical scenarios and IT support for P4P programs
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ACO technology infrastructure
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PATIENT SAFETY AND HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND PATIENT SAFETY
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Basic and Advanced Drug alerts
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Passive RFID tag on back of a drug label
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BARRIERS TO IMPROVING PATIENT SAFETY THROUGH TECHNOLOGY
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ELECTRONIC
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Surescripts Network connections
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PREPARING FOR EPRESCRIBING
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TELECONSULTATIONS
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Telemonitoring cyclical process
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TELEMEDICINE PROJECTS
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TELEMEDICINE ORGANIZATIONS AND RESOURCES
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INTRODUCTION
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PACS Components
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Legacy PACS compared to web PACS
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PACS FOR A HOSPITAL DESKTOP COMPUTER
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BIOINFORMATICS
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EVIDENCE PYRAMID 292 RISK
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Chromosome 12
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PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATICS
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Types of Surveillance Systems
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Daily counts of respiratory cases Washington County PA 2003
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Table 23
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ERESEARCH
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Example of a biosketch from Harvard Profiles Catalyst
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INDEX
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