Medical Informatics: Practical Guide for the Healthcare Professional 2007

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School of Allied Health and Life Sciences, 2007 - Medical - 247 pages
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This book is directed towards healthcare and technology professionals who want an introduction and a useful resource for understanding the rapidly evolving field of Medical Informatics and its integral role in healthcare. Topics covered: - Overview of Medical Informatics - Electronic Health Records - Interoperability - Patient informatics - Online Medical Resources - Search Engines - Mobile Technology - Evidence Based Medicine - Clinical Practice Guidelines - Disease Management and Disease Registries - Pay For Performance - Patient Safety - Electronic Prescribing - Telemedicine - Picture Archiving and Communication Systems - Bioinformatics - Public Health Informatics - E-Research - Emerging Trends

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Robert E. Hoyt (Ph.D. and M.A., Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and B.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln) is Professor of Risk Management and Insurance and has been a faculty member at UGA since 1988. He also studied as an ITT International Fellow for one year at the UniversitAt zu KAln in Cologne, Germany. In 1995 he was the Fulbright Visiting Professor of Risk Management at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (WirtschaftsuniversitAt Wien). Prof. Hoyt teaches corporate risk management, risk theory, and insurer operations and serves as the Department Head for Insurance, Legal Studies, and Real Estate. In 1993 he received the Richard B. Russell Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award and in 1994 he was honored as the Terry College Distinguished Teacher. He was appointed to the UGA Teaching Academy in 2001.

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