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 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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Introduction to Healthcare Information

Enabling Technologies

Author: Raymond Gensinger

Publisher: Himss Publishing

ISBN: 9780982107058

Category: Medical

Page: 129

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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.
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The Paperless Medical Office + Introduction to Healthcare Information Technology

Using Harris Caretracker

Author: Virginia Busey Ferrari

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780357016008

Category: Medical records

Page: 624

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This text explains the "ins and outs" of the popular, online system medical offices use for patient billing and medical records management, giving you the confidence it takes to master administrative work in any health care setting. Then, when you access the Harris CareTracker online system, you'll work with live electronic medical records (EMR) to conquer features and functions, and execute important daily tasks such as patient registrations and scheduling, billing and collections, clinical duties, and more. Even better, the second edition offers self-testing features and cases studies to give you practice solving common problems, putting you in the driver's seat, no matter what comes your way -- Provided by the publisher.
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The Business of Healthcare Innovation

Author: Lawton R. Burns,Lawton Robert Burns

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521838986

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 373

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The first wide-ranging analysis of business trends in the manufacturing segment of the health care industry.
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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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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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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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Introduction to Health Care Delivery

Author: Robert L. McCarthy,Kenneth W. Schafermeyer,Kimberly S. Plake

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449675573

Category: Medical

Page: 648

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Introduction to Health Care Delivery: A Primer for Pharmacists, Fifth Edition provides students with a current and comprehensive overview of the U.S. health care delivery system from the perspective of the pharmacy profession. Each thoroughly updated chapter of this best-selling text includes real-world case studies, learning objectives, chapter review questions, questions for further discussion, and updated key topics and terms. New and expanded topics include public health, pharmacoepidemiology, cultural competence, and leadership. Patient-Provider dialogues are also included to help students apply key concepts. Introduction to Health Care Delivery: A Primer for Pharmacists, Fifth Edition will provide students with an understanding of the social, organizational, and economic aspects of health care delivery.
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Introduction to Health Care Management

Author: Sharon B. Buchbinder,Nancy H. Shanks

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763790869

Category: Law

Page: 494

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Instructor Resources: Tranisition Guide, Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint Slides, Case Studies, TestBank, Traditional Syllabus, and an 8-week online course Syllabus
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An Introduction to the US Health Care System

Sixth Edition

Author: Steven Jonas, MD,MPH, FACPM,Raymond L. Goldsteen, DrPH,Karen Goldsteen, PhD, MPH

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826103154

Category: Medical

Page: 328

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Completely expanded and updated to account for the latest changes in the U.S. health care system, this best-selling text remains the most concise and balanced introduction to the domestic health care system. Like its predecessors, it provides an accessible overview of the basic components of the system: healthcare personnel, hospitals and other institutions, the federal government, financing and payment mechanisms, and managed care. Finally, it provides an insightful look at the prospects for health care reform. Steven Jonas, a revered expert in public health, has enlisted his colleagues, Drs. Raymond and Karen Goldsteen, to add their expertise in public health and health policy and management to this outstanding volume. All students of health care administration and policy, as well as practicing healthcare professionals who simply want a relatively brief overview of the system, will find it useful.
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Introduction to Health Services

Author: Stephen J. Williams,Paul R. 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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Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations and Challenges

Author: Bernard J. Healey,Tina Marie Evans

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118450140

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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A comprehensive guide to the structure, synergy, and challengesin U.S. health care delivery Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations andChallenges offers new insights into the most important sectorsof the United States' health care industry and the many challengesthe future holds. Designed to provide a comprehensive andup-to-date understanding of the system, this textbook covers themany facets of health care delivery and details the interaction ofhealth, environments, organizations, populations, and the healthprofessions. Written by authors with decades of experience teachingand working in health care administration and management, the bookexamines the current state and changing face of health caredelivery in the United States. Each chapter includes learningobjectives and discussion questions that help guide and engagedeeper consideration of the issues at hand, providing acomprehensive approach for students. Cases studies demonstratinginnovations in the delivery of health care services are alsopresented. Health care administration requires a thorough understanding ofthe multiple systems that define and shape the delivery of healthcare in the United States. At the same time, it is important forstudents to gain an appreciation of the dilemma confronting policymakers, providers, and patients in the struggle to balance cost,quality, and access. Introduction to Health Care Services:Foundations and Challenges is an in-depth examination of themajor health care issues and policy changes that have had an impacton the U.S. health care delivery system. Includes information on U.S. health care delivery, from care tocost, and the forces of change Focuses on major industry players, including providers,insurers, and facilities Highlights challenges facing health care delivery in thefuture, including physician shortages, quality care, and thechronic disease epidemic The U.S. health care system is undergoing major reform, and theeffects will ripple across every sector of the industry.Introduction to Health Care Services: Foundations andChallenges gives students a complete introduction tounderstanding the issues and ramifications.
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Introduction to information technology

Author: Efraim Turban,Rex Kelly Rainer,Richard E. Potter

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 544

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* This book is based on the fundamental premise that the major role of information technology (IT) is to support employees, regardless of their functional area or level in the organization * Features additional coverage of wireless and pervasive computing and updated case studies * Provides a global perspective and shows how IT facilitates export and import, managing multinational companies, and electronic trading around the globe
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The Diffusion and Value of Healthcare Information Technology

Author: Anthony G. Bower

Publisher: Rand Corporation

ISBN: 9780833037602

Category: Medical

Page: 101

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This report characterizes the diffusion of use of electronic health records (EHRs). The author uses interviews and surveys and a literature review to investigate whether healthcare is expected to duplicate the gains enabled by information technology seen in several prominent industries. To accomplish this, the following questions are asked: What is the current diffusion of health information technology? How does EHR diffusion compare to innovations in other industries? What is such diffusion worth to society? What should the government do, if anything, to speed the adoption of EHRs?
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Introduction to Healthcare in a Flash!

An Interactive, Flash Card Approach

Author: Marilyn Turner

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803638922

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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Take a unique, multimedia approach to understanding the world of health care—from the office to clinical settings. Learn what it means to work as a team and communicate effectively. Then examine the basics of the human body, how to assess patients, the legal and ethical aspects of health care, and how to successfully land your first job as a healthcare professional.
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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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