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Informatics for Health Professionals + Navigate 2 Advantage Access, 2nd Edition

  • Kathleen Mastrian
  • Dee McGonigle
  • ISBN-10: 1284182096
  • ISBN-13: 9781284182095
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2021 Published
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About the Product

Informatics for Health Professionals, Second Edition provides an overview of health informatics from the perspective of diverse experts in the field. With a focus on health informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge model, this text is designed to introduce health informatics to health professions such as dental hygienists, diagnostic medical sonographers, dietitians, medical technologists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, radiographers, respiratory therapists, and speech-language pathologists. The Second Edition introduces allied health students to the principles and tools used in health informatics to prepare them for the challenge of practicing in the Knowledge Era while striving to improve patient care at all levels.

Table of Contents

Section I: Building Blocks of Health Informatics
Chapter 1: Informatics, Disciplinary Science, and the Foundation of Knowledge
Chapter 2: Introduction to Information, Information Science, and Information Systems
Chapter 3: Computer Science and the Foundation of Knowledge Model
Chapter 4: Introduction to Cognitive Science and Cognitive Informatics
Chapter 5: Ethical and Legal Aspects of Health Informatics

Section II: Choosing and Using Information Systems
Chapter 6: Systems Development Life Cycle
Chapter 7: Administrative Information Systems
Chapter 8: The Human-Technology Interface
Chapter 9: Electronic Security
Chapter 10: Workflow and Beyond Meaningful Use

Section III: Informatics Applications for Care Delivery
Chapter 11: The Electronic Health Record and Clinical Informatics
Chapter 12: Informatics Tools to Promote Patient Safety, Quality Outcomes, and Interdisciplinary Collaboration
Chapter 13: Patient Engagement and Connected Health
Chapter 14: Using Informatics to Promote Community and Population Health

Section IV: Advanced Concepts in Health Informatics
Chapter 15: Informatics Tools to Support Healthcare Professional Education and Continuing Education
Chapter 16: Data Mining as a Research Tool
Chapter 17: Finding, Understanding, and Applying Research Evidence in Practice
Chapter 18: Bioinformatics, Biomedical Informatics, and Computational Biology

Section V: Practice in the Future
Chapter 19: The Art of Delivering Patient-Centered Care in Technology-Laden Environments
Chapter 20: Generating and Managing Organizational Knowledge

New to this edition

  • A new section on the Principles of Interoperability
  • A broader focus on informatics tools for professional and continuing education
  • A greater discussion on social media and its place as a communication tool for patients and professionals
  • New Studies on machine learning and artificial intelligence systems
  • Additional Case Studies now available through Navigate 2 Advantage access