Healthcare Information Systems Second Edition

Author: Kevin Beaver
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420031409
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The move to manage medicine from a financial perspective, i.e. managed care, has added huge layers of bureaucratic and administrative functions to healthcare. The need to have the ability to track patient medical records, mandated by government legislation such as HIPAA, is bringing new technologies and processes into the healthcare arena. A universal medical record system and absolute patient portability is a definite possibility in the not too distant future. All of these issues beg for clear IT solutions. Healthcare Information Systems, Second Edition approaches these challenges and opportunitites as pieces of a complex puzzle. It not only brings you up-to-date on the technology involved, but also explains how that technology interrelates and affects healthcare organizations. The book gives you complete coverage of all aspects of information technology as it relates to the healthcare industry. In Healthcare Information Systems you will find: An overview of healthcare systems Tips on disaster planning and system security Improving quality, reducing risks, and understanding costs An in-depth look into the HIPAA regulations EMR and the data warehouse Information on managing the healthcare community A look at the changing organization Views on telemedicine, the Internet, and emerging technologies Ideas on using IT to deal with increasing government regulation In addition, the new edition has expanded coverage of HIPAA, wireless networks and communications, telemedicine, and the increasing role of the Internet in all facets of healthcare. Healthcare Information Systems presents workable solutions to the real problems you will face both today and tomorrow.

Healthcare Information Systems Second Edition

Author: Kevin Beaver
Publisher: Auerbach Publications
ISBN: 9780849399633
Format: PDF
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Healthcare Information Systems focuses on being prepared for the challenges facing IT professionals in the healthcare industry. The move to manage medicine from the financial perspective, i.e., "managed care," has added huge layers of bureaucratic and administrative functions. The need to be able to track patient medical records and along with government legislation such as HEDIS and HIPAA. The move to a "universal" medical record and absolute patient portability seems a reasonable possibility in the not too distant future. All of these beg for IT solutions Healthcare Information Systems approaches these challenges and opportunities as pieces of a complex puzzle. It not only brings you up-to-date on the technology involved but also explains how that technology interrelates and affects the healthcare arena. You get complete coverage of all aspects of information technology as it related to the healthcare industry, including: An overview of healthcare systems Disaster planning and system security Standards and information security; quality, risks, and costs EMR and the data warehouse Managing the healthcare community The changing organization Telemedicine and the Internet and Emerging technologies. Using IT to deal with increasing government regulation In short, Healthcare Information Systems presents workable solutions to real problems you face, both today and tomorrow.

Computer Technology for Health Professionals

Author: Elio Spinello
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781516555109
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The second edition of Computer Technology for Health Professionals: A Guide to Effective Use and Best Practices bridges the "why" and the "how" of desktop computer technology. This introductory book provides easy to understand explanations of commonly used desktop hardware and software technology within the context of its use in the fields of clinical healthcare and public health practice. Step-by-step instruction on the use of software tools is included, as well as an emphasis on best practices for their use in healthcare and public health organizations. Topics include legal issues for computer users in health-related fields, hardware, software, malware, electronic spreadsheets, data visualization, and relational database management using Microsoft Office. The book also addresses health-related literature research using literature databases, as well as web search engines, with a focus on assessing the scientific validity of health information found online. Readers will also learn about Boolean Logic as it is applied to relational databases and online literature searches, organizational decision-making for the selection and purchase of software, as well as Geographic Information Systems. Each chapter features an "Apply Your Knowledge" section with hands-on exercises that allow readers to immediately implement concepts and skills. Computer Technology for Health Professionals is a common sense approach to using both hardware and software. The book is written for introductory courses in computer proficiency in the fields of the health sciences and public health. Practicing professionals can use the text as a refresher or to bolster skills in specific computer applications.

Essentials of Health Information Management Principles and Practices

Author: Michelle A. Green
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1439060185
Format: PDF
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ESSENTIALS OF HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, Second Edition, is a comprehensive book that presents your first semester students with both theoretical and practical applications of health information management. The authors' dynamic and unique approach to this topic targets those students who respond best to hands-on and visual learning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Today s Health Information Management An Integrated Approach

Author: Dana C. McWay
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285692314
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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As technology, legislation, and industry practices continue to evolve rapidly, the health information management profession has become increasingly dynamic, complex, and essential. TODAY'S HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, Second Edition, helps you prepare for success in this high-demand field by mastering both the fundamental principles and cutting-edge practices that define modern HIM. The Second Edition includes revised and updated content reflecting the latest trends, technology, and industry best practices, including new material on HIPAA, e-HIM, information systems, data quality, informatics, and current CAHIIM standards and RHIT/RHIA certification exam requirements. This trusted text includes everything you need to succeed in one of today's fastest-growing and most rewarding professions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Human Social and Organizational Aspects of Health Information Systems

Author: Kushniruk, Andre W.
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 9781599047942
Format: PDF
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Human, Social, and Organizational Aspects of Health Information Systems offers an evidence-based management approach to issues associated with the human and social aspects of designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining health information systems across a healthcare organization—specific to an individual, team, organizational, system, and international perspective. Integrating knowledge from multiple levels, this book will benefit scholars and practitioners from the medical information, health service management, information technology arenas.

Case Management Models

Author: Karen Zander
Publisher: Hcpro, a Division of Blr
ISBN: 9781683085614
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Explains the differences between case management and social work and the ways in which case management functions have evolved over time. Case management is continuously evolving to meet the needs of patients and manage the quality, financial, and legal risks health care systems and accountable care organizations (ACO) face.