Health Informatics - Elsevier eBook on Vitalsource, 3rd Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
Show students how information technology intersects with today’s health care! Health Informatics: An Interprofessional Approach, 3rd Edition, follows the tradition of expert informatics educators Ramona Nelson and Nancy Staggers with new lead author, Lynda R. Hardy, to prepare students for success in today’s technology-filled healthcare practice. Concise coverage includes information systems and applications, such as electronic health records, clinical decision support, telehealth, mHealth, ePatients, and social media tools, as well as system implementation. New to this edition are topics that include analytical approaches to health informatics, increased information on FHIR and SMART on FHIR, and the use of health informatics in pandemics. This unique text continues to provide the content that garnered the first edition an American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year award!
- Chapters written by experts in the field provide the most current and accurate information on continually evolving subjects like evidence-based practice, EHRs, PHRs, mobile health, disaster recovery, and simulation.
- Objectives, key terms, and an abstract at the beginning of each chapter provide an overview of what each chapter will cover.
- Case studies and discussion questions at the end of each chapter encourage higher-level thinking that can be applied to real world experiences.
- Conclusion and Future Directions discussion at the end of each chapter reinforces topics and expands on how the topic will continue to evolve.
- Open-ended discussion questions at the end of each chapter enhance students’ understanding of the subject covered.
- mHealth chapter discusses all relevant aspects of mobile health, including global growth, new opportunities in underserved areas, governmental regulations on issues such as data leaking and mining, implications of patient-generated data, legal aspects of provider monitoring of patient-generated data, and increased responsibility by patients.
- Important content, including FDA- and state-based regulations, project management, big data, and governance models, prepares students for one of nursing’s key specialty areas.
- UPDATED! Chapters reflect the current and evolving practice of health informatics, using real-life healthcare examples to show how informatics applies to a wide range of topics and issues.
- NEW! Strategies to promote healthcare equality by freeing algorithms and decision-making from implicit and explicit bias are integrated where applicable.
- NEW! The latest AACN domains are incorporated throughout to support BSN, Master’s, and DNP programs.
- NEW! Greater emphasis on the digital patient and the partnerships involved, including decision-making.
Unit 1: Background and Foundational Information
- Informatics as a Profession
- Theoretical Foundations of Health informatics
- Use of Evidence-Based Practice and Practice-Based Evidence in Informatics
- Knowledge Discovery, Data Mining, and Practice-Based Evidence
- Program Evaluation and Research Techniques
- Electronic Health Records and Applications for Managing Patient Care
- Administrative Applications in Healthcare Delivery
- Telehealth and Applications for Delivering Care at a Distance
- Home Health and Related Community-Based Systems
- Clinical Decision Support Systems in Healthcare
- Public Health Informatics
- Organizational Informatics
- Technical Infrastructure to Support Healthcare
- The Engaged Evolving ePatient
- Social Networking and Other Web-Based Applications in Healthcare Delivery and Education
- Personal Health Records (PHRs)
- Project Management Principles and Clinical Systems
- Identifying and Selecting an Information System Solution
- Implementing and Upgrading an Information System Solution
- Health System Downtime and Disaster Recovery
- Privacy, Confidentiality, and Security
- Patient Safety and Quality Initiatives in Informatics
- Product Usability and the User Experience
- Informatics Governance
- Legal Issues, Federal Regulations, and Accreditation
- Health Policy and Informatics
- Informatics in the Curriculum for Healthcare Professionals
- Distributive Education: Applications, Techniques, and Issues
- Information Systems and Technical Tools in Healthcare Education
- Simulation and Virtual Reality in Healthcare Education
- International Efforts, Issues, and Innovations
- Future Directions and Future Research in Health Informatics
Unit 2: Information Systems and Applications for Delivery of Health Care
Unit 3: Participatory Health Care Informatics and Health Care on the Internet
Unit 4: Project Management Tools and Procedures
Unit 5: Quality, Usability and Standards in Informatics
Unit 6: Governance and Organizational Structures for Informatics
Unit 7: Education and Informatics
Unit 8: International Informatics Efforts
Unit 9: The Present and Future
Lynda R Hardy, PhD, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing, Director, Data Science and Discovery, The Ohio State University, College of Nursing, Columbus, Ohio, Ramona Nelson, PhD, RN-BC, ANEF, FAAN, Professor Emerita Slippery Rock University Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania President, Ramona Nelson Consulting Allison Park, Pennsylvania and Nancy Staggers, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor, Informatics School of Nursing University of Maryland Baltimore, Maryland and Adjunct Professor, College of Nursing and Department of Biomedical Informatics University of Utah Salt Lake City, Utah