This book focuses on the role of computers in the provision of medical services. It fills the need for a high quality text in computers and medicine, and meets the demand by practitioners, researchers, and students for a comprehensive introduction to key topics.
This book examines Clinical Research Informatics in light of the changing role of the consumer, the growing need for global coordination, and the merging of clinical care delivery and research as part of a changing paradigm in global healthcare delivery.
Created by the legendary Dr. Morris F. Collen, now in his nineties, this book maps the journey from the first, basic medical informatics databases to the hugely complex information systems which are now such a fixture in clinics and hospitals around the world.
This hands-on guide to conducting user studies in informatics explores the foundations of various experimental designs together with the appropriate statistical analyses for common studies in computing. Offers tips on every facet of design and implementation.
This book discusses how electronic medical records and personal health records now digitize patient information, thus making it accessible for review and easy to update by both doctors and patients. Case studies illustrate real life situations.
This is a definitive volume written by four authoritative voices in medical informatics. It provides the essential resources needed by the medical informatics specialist to understand and successfully manage the complex nature of hospital information systems.
This book discusses current and future technologies for health measurement and management. It offers a plan for improved quality at diminished cost and examines general aspects of infrastructure engineering as well as specific aspects of healthcare systems.
This book examines the major areas of pharmacy IT innovation. Coverage includes e-prescribing, drug databases, electronic patient records, clinical decision support, and pharmacy management systems. It also considers how the areas of pharmacy IT link together.
This book aims to improve healthcare delivery by stating why isolated components should work together; showing how health information technology can aid collaboration, patient care and safety; documenting existing barriers and recommending how to remove them.