Introduction to Healthcare Information Technology

Author: Mark Ciampa,Mark Revels

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133787770

Category: Computers

Page: 320

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The healthcare industry is growing at a rapid pace and undergoing some of its most significant changes as the use of electronic health records increase. Designed for technologists or medical practitioners seeking to gain entry into the field of healthcare information systems, INTRODUCTION TO HEALHCARE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY teaches the fundamentals of healthcare IT (HIT) by using the CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician (HIT-001) exam objectives as the framework. It takes an in-depth and comprehensive view of HIT by examining healthcare regulatory requirements, the functions of a healthcare organization and its medical business operations in addition to IT hardware, software, networking, and security. INTRODUCTION TO HEALHCARE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY is a valuable resource for those who want to learn about HIT and who desire to enter this growing field by providing the foundation that will help prepare for the CompTIA HIT certificate exam. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Introduction to Healthcare Information

Enabling Technologies

Author: Raymond Gensinger

Publisher: Himss Publishing

ISBN: 9780982107058

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 129

View: 4577

Introduction to Health Care Management is a concise, reader-friendly, introductory healthcare management book that covers a wide variety of healthcare settings, from hospitals to nursing homes and clinics. Filled with examples to engage the reader's imagination, the important issues in healthcare management, such as ethics, cost management, strategic planning and marketing, information technology, and human resources, are all thoroughly covered. Guidelines and rubrics along with numerous case studies make this text both student-friendly and teacher friendly. It is the perfect resource for students of healthcare management, nursing, allied health, business administration, pharmacy, occupational therapy, public administration, and public health. "Drs. Buchbinder and Shanks have done a masterful job in selecting topics and authors and putting them together in a meaningful and coherent manner. Each chapter of the book is designed to give the student the core content that must become part of the repertoire of each and every healthcare manager, whether entry level or senior executive. Each of the chapters and accompanying cases serve to bring to life what it means to be a truly competent healthcare manager."--Leonard H. Friedman, PhD, MPA, MPH, Professor, Dept of Health Services Management and Leadership, and Director of the Master of Health Services Administration program, George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services "I am very happy with Health Care Management and will be adopting it for a new course that I will be teaching. This is probably the best management text I have seen so far. I was thrilled to receive it."--Sally K. Fauchald, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor of Nursing, The College of St. Scholastica "A solid text that covers a wide range of management topics."--Michael H. Sullivan, Director HCA Program, Methodist University, Fayetteville, North Carolina
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Introduction to Healthcare Information Technology

Author: Min Wu

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781634876346

Category: Computers

Page: 114

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Information Technology in Healthcare: What Professionals Need to Know introduces students in the healthcare, nursing, and allied health professions to information technology. The material narrows the reader's understanding of the general term datain order to explain primary components of information technology as it applies specifically to healthcare fields. The book describes key concepts in the new discipline of health informatics, particularly electronic medical records, which are now widely used in health care. The five sections of the books cover the four primary components of medical information. Parts I and III focus on databases, Part II discusses electronic medical records, Part IV is devoted to the network, and Part V addresses software engineering. Written with an eye to current uses of technology in the field and designed for today's healthcare professionals, Information Technology in Healthcare is an excellent text for courses in healthcare administration, and undergraduate nursing and allied health programs. Min Wu holds a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from the University of North Carolina. Now an associate professor in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, his research focuses on identifying unmet medical needs and implementing technological solutions to meet them. His writing has appeared in the Journal of Medical Informatics, the Journal of Medical Systems, and Academic Radiology. Dr. Wu is a past recipient of the Best Article Award for his work in the Journal of Digital Imaging.
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Health Information Technology Basics: A Concise Guide to Principles and Practice

Author: Teri Thomas-Brogan

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449664059

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 180

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Health Information Technology Basics gives your students an introduction to the fundamental concepts of the health information technology profession. Perfect for introductory courses where core material in the health information profession is being introduced, this book is written for associate degree level HIT programs at technical, community, or career colleges. The text begins with an introduction to the U.S. health care system and explores career opportunities within the health information profession. The health record is dissected and its many components are carefully reviewed. The book also examines various formats of the medical record and analyzes the advantage and disadvantages of the EHR. Finally, the text covers medical terminologies and classification systems and outlines the basics of reimbursement systems. Features: Each chapter begins with learning objectives and key terms to give the reader a synopsis of what he/she should expect to learn. Additional resources are listed at the end of each chapter for further exploration of the information covered in the chapter. A glossary is included for quick reference of main terms presented throughout the text. An accompanying Instructor’s Manual provides review exercises which recap the important points as well as lab assignments that allow students to apply the information in a practical setting.
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Healthcare Information Systems, Second Edition

Author: Kevin Beaver

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420031409

Category: Medical

Page: 520

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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.
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Introduction to Health Care Management

Author: Sharon Bell Buchbinder,Nancy H. Shanks

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449650953

Category: Law

Page: 498

View: 8909

Introduction to Health Care Management is a concise, reader-friendly, introductory healthcare management book that covers a wide variety of healthcare settings, from hospitals to nursing homes and clinics. Filled with examples to engage the reader s imagination, the important issues in healthcare management, such as ethics, cost management, strategic planning and marketing, information technology, and human resources, are all thoroughly covered. Guidelines and rubrics along with numerous case studies make this text both student-friendly and teacher friendly. It is the perfect resource for students of healthcare management, nursing, allied health, business administration, pharmacy, occupational therapy, public administration, and public health. Drs. Buchbinder and Shanks have done a masterful job in selecting topics and authors and putting them together in a meaningful and coherent manner. Each chapter of the book is designed to give the student the core content that must become part of the repertoire of each and every healthcare manager, whether entry level or senior executive. Each of the chapters and accompanying cases serve to bring to life what it means to be a truly competent healthcare manager. Leonard H. Friedman, PhD, MPA, MPH, Professor, Dept of Health Services Management and Leadership, and Director of the Master of Health Services Administration program, George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services I am very happy with Health Care Management and will be adopting it for a new course that I will be teaching. This is probably the best management text I have seen so far. I was thrilled to receive it. Sally K. Fauchald, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor of Nursing, The College of St. Scholastica A solid text that covers a wide range of management topics. Michael H. Sullivan, Director HCA Program, Methodist University, Fayetteville, North Carolina"
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Introduction to Nursing Informatics

Author: Kathryn J. Hannah,Pamela Hussey,Margaret A. Kennedy,Marion J. Ball

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1447129997

Category: Medical

Page: 452

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This 4th edition of Introduction to Nursing Informatics is designed for use by practicing nurses and students in undergraduate programs of study. It presents the fundamental concepts of Nursing Informatics, and includes a number of contributions from leading experts who have practiced in the field of informatics over a number of years. The information is presented and integrated in a purposeful manner to encourage you to explore key concepts, starting with the fundamental concepts and then progressing on to core concepts and practice applications in the later sections. Briefly, the word CARE is presented as an acronym for Connected Health, Administration, Research and Education and the book is organised in sections with these sub themes. Critically, the content is linked with case-based examples to contextualize the theory presented.
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An Introduction to Health Information Technology in LTPAC Settings

Author: Gregory L. Alexander, PhD, RN, FAAN,Derr F. John, RPh, FASCP,Lorren Pettit, MS, MBA

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1351708686

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 202

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A multiplicity of factors converging together suggest the long term/post-acute care (LTPAC) provider community (e.g. nursing homes, behavioral health facilities, home health agencies, etc.) will accelerate in importance within the healthcare ecosystem during the next few years. The challenge for many LTPAC providers in this emerging environment will be to advance their clinical health information technologies (health IT) capabilities in order to "play" with other providers in the healthcare "sandbox." This book is designed to assist LTPAC leaders in identifying and exploring the array of critical issues one needs to consider in order to operate within an advanced clinical health IT ecosystem. This book surveys key issues surrounding the use of clinical health IT in LTPAC settings, to include providing readers with a suggested strategic plan and roadmap for selecting and installing digital health technologies in LTPAC organizations. Though the focus of the book primarily centers on the U.S. LTPAC provider’s experience, the authors also spend time addressing global and future LTPAC considerations.
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Introduction to Health Science Technology

Author: Louise M Simmers

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1418021229

Category: Medical

Page: 656

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Based on the best-selling Diversified Health Occupations, Introduction to Health Science Technology provides the health science technology student with basic entry level knowledge required for a variety of health care careers, including medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, computer training, leadership, team building skills and in-depth medical math. It is also a highly practical resource that covers the core information needed to pursue a career in health care, from an introduction to the health care industry to descriptions of health-related careers to legal and ethical responsibilities of health care workers. Carefully revised with new photos throughout, the second edition includes updated information on the Food Guide Pyramid, infection control information, standards for blood pressure that concur with AMA and AHA recommendations, and much more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Introduction to Health Services

Author: Stephen Williams,Paul Torrens

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1418012890

Category: Medical

Page: 504

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The seventh edition of Introduction to Health Services builds upon its reputation as a classic book written by nationally recognized authors. This new edition addresses the increasing pressure to improve the efficiency of the nation’s health care system and to provide an adequate level of health care for all Americans. The seventh edition reflects the revolutionary changes in the practice of clinical medicine, government policy, information technology, and health care cost containment. In-depth information in the areas of health care finance, health care access, managed care, and insurance and home health is also provided. Research and statistics throughout make this book the premier reference for understanding all the services that compose the health care landscape. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Healthcare Informatics

Improving Efficiency and Productivity

Author: Stephan P. Kudyba

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439809798

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 279

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Healthcare Informatics: Improving Efficiency and Productivity examines the complexities involved in managing resources in our healthcare system and explains how management theory and informatics applications can increase efficiencies in various functional areas of healthcare services. Delving into data and project management and advanced analytics, this book details and provides supporting evidence for the strategic concepts that are critical to achieving successful healthcare information technology (HIT), information management, and electronic health record (EHR) applications. This includes the vital importance of involving nursing staff in rollouts, engaging physicians early in any process, and developing a more receptive organizational culture to digital information and systems adoption. We owe it to ourselves and future generations to do all we can to make our healthcare systems work smarter, be more effective, and reach more people. The power to know is at our fingertips; we need only embrace it. —From the foreword by James H. Goodnight, PhD, CEO, SAS Bridging the gap from theory to practice, it discusses actual informatics applications that have been incorporated by various healthcare organizations and the corresponding management strategies that led to their successful employment. Offering a wealth of detail, it details several working projects, including: A computer physician order entry (CPOE) system project at a North Carolina hospital E-commerce self-service patient check-in at a New Jersey hospital The informatics project that turned a healthcare system’s paper-based resources into digital assets Projects at one hospital that helped reduce excesses in length of stay, improved patient safety; and improved efficiency with an ADE alert system A healthcare system’s use of algorithms to identify patients at risk for hepatitis Offering the guidance that healthcare specialists need to make use of various informatics platforms, this book provides the motivation and the proven methods that can be adapted and applied to any number of staff, patient, or regulatory concerns.
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Electronic Healthcare Information Security

Author: Charles A. Shoniregun,Kudakwashe Dube,Fredrick Mtenzi

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 038784919X

Category: Computers

Page: 190

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The adoption of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in healthcare is driven by the need to contain costs while maximizing quality and efficiency. However, ICT adoption for healthcare information management has brought far-reaching effects and implications on the spirit of the Hippocratic Oath, patient privacy and confidentiality. A wave of security breaches have led to pressing calls for opt-in and opt-out provisions where patients are free to choose to or not have their healthcare information collected and recorded within healthcare information systems. Such provisions have negative impact on cost, efficiency and quality of patient care. Thus determined efforts to gain patient trust is increasingly under consideration for enforcement through legislation, standards, national policy frameworks and implementation systems geared towards closing gaps in ICT security frameworks. The ever-increasing healthcare expenditure and pressing demand for improved quality and efficiency in patient care services are driving innovation in healthcare information management. Key among the main innovations is the introduction of new healthcare practice concepts such as shared care, evidence-based medicine, clinical practice guidelines and protocols, the cradle-to-grave health record and clinical workflow or careflow. Central to these organizational re-engineering innovations is the widespread adoption of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) at national and regional levels, which has ushered in computer-based healthcare information management that is centred on the electronic healthcare record (EHR).
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The Business of Healthcare Innovation

Author: Lawton Robert Burns

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139536958

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

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The Business of Healthcare Innovation is a wide-ranging analysis of business trends in the manufacturing segment of the healthcare industry. It provides a thorough overview and introduction to the innovative sectors fueling improvements in healthcare: pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, platform technology, medical devices and information technology. For each sector, the book examines the basis and trends in scientific innovation, the business and revenue models pursued to commercialize that innovation, the regulatory constraints within which each sector must operate and the growing issues posed by more activist payers and consumers. Specific topics include market structure and competition, the economics and rationale of product development, pricing, sales and marketing, contract negotiations with buyers, alliances versus mergers, business strategies and prospects for growth. Written by professors of the Wharton School and industry executives, the book shows why healthcare sectors are such an important source of growth in any nation's economy.
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Introduction to Health Care Finance and Accounting

Author: Carlene Harrison,William Harrison

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111308675

Category: Medical

Page: 352

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Extremely practical and packed with current examples, Introduction to Health Care: Finance and Accounting delivers a comprehensive overview of the business side of healthcare. This entry-level healthcare finance book offers detailed discussions of cost reimbursement programs, economic factors driving the rising costs of medical services, and healthcare reform through the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. It explains the basics of healthcare accounting and finance, from accounting fundamentals, operating the cash drawer and bank reconciliation through the more complex issues of cash management, budgeting and variance analysis, and revenue cycle management. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Project Management for Healthcare Information Technology

Author: Scott Coplan,David Masuda

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071740548

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

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A Proven, Integrated Healthcare Information Technology Management Solution Co-written by a certified Project Management Professional and an M.D., Project Management for Healthcare Information Technology presents an effective methodology that encompasses standards and best practices from project management, information technology management, and change management for a streamlined transition to digital medicine. Each management discipline is examined in detail and defined as a set of knowledge areas. The book then describes the core processes that take place within each knowledge area in the initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing stages of a project. Real-world examples from healthcare information technology project leaders identify how the integrated approach presented in this book leads to successful project implementations. Coverage Includes: Integrating project, information technology, and change management methodologies PMBOK Guide process groups--initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing Project management knowledge areas--integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resource, communication, risk, and procurement management IT management knowledge areas--user requirements, infrastructure, conversion, software configuration, workflow, security, interface, testing, cutover, and support management Change management knowledge areas--realization, sponsorship, transformation, training, and optimization management
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Health IT and Patient Safety:

Building Safer Systems for Better Care

Author: Committee on Patient Safety and Health Information Technology,Board on Health Care Services,Institute of Medicine

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309221129

Category: Computers

Page: 211

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IOM's 1999 landmark study To Err is Human estimated that between 44,000 and 98,000 lives are lost every year due to medical errors. This call to action has led to a number of efforts to reduce errors and provide safe and effective health care. Information technology (IT) has been identified as a way to enhance the safety and effectiveness of care. In an effort to catalyze its implementation, the U.S. government has invested billions of dollars toward the development and meaningful use of effective health IT. Designed and properly applied, health IT can be a positive transformative force for delivering safe health care, particularly with computerized prescribing and medication safety. However, if it is designed and applied inappropriately, health IT can add an additional layer of complexity to the already complex delivery of health care. Poorly designed IT can introduce risks that may lead to unsafe conditions, serious injury, or even death. Poor human-computer interactions could result in wrong dosing decisions and wrong diagnoses. Safe implementation of health IT is a complex, dynamic process that requires a shared responsibility between vendors and health care organizations. Health IT and Patient Safety makes recommendations for developing a framework for patient safety and health IT. This book focuses on finding ways to mitigate the risks of health IT-assisted care and identifies areas of concern so that the nation is in a better position to realize the potential benefits of health IT. Health IT and Patient Safety is both comprehensive and specific in terms of recommended options and opportunities for public and private interventions that may improve the safety of care that incorporates the use of health IT. This book will be of interest to the health IT industry, the federal government, healthcare providers and other users of health IT, and patient advocacy groups.
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