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Information technology for the health professions

Information technology for the health professions

Author: Lillian Burke; Barbara Weill
Publisher: Upper Saddle River : Pearson Prentice Hall, cop. 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lillian Burke; Barbara Weill
ISBN: 9780131599338 013159933X
OCLC Number: 438836642
Description: XVII, 335 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm
Contents: Table of ContentsChapter 1 - Introduction to Information Technology - Hardware, Software, and Telecommunications Chapter Outline * Learning Objectives* Information Technology and Computer Literacy* Hardware and Software * Hardware * Input Devices* Processing Hardware and Memory* Output Devices* Secondary Storage Devices* Software* System Software* Application Software* An Overview of Networking, Connectivity, and Telecommunications* Uses of Telecommunications and Networking* The Expansion of Wireless Technology: Cell Phones, GPS, Wi-Fi, and PDAs* The Internet and the World Wide Web * Intranets/Extranets* Internet Services* Selected Reading: David Pogue"Like Having a Secretary in Your PC* Chapter Summary* Key Terms* Review Exercises* Sources* Related Web Sites New Chapter 2: Medical Informatics: The Health Information Technology DecadeChapter OutlineLearning Objectives* Introduction* Medical InformaticsThe Health Information Technology Decade Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996: A Brief Introduction* The Patient Information Form* The Paper Medical Record The Electronic Medical Record (EMR) The Electronic Health Record (HER) Regional Health Information Organizations (RHIOs) The Indian Health Service Electronic Health Record Computer Information Systems in Health Care Does Computerization Improve Patient Outcomes? * The Introduction of Computer SystemsSelected Reading: Milt Freudenheim"Doctors Join to Promote Electronic Record Keeping"Chapter Summary Key terms Review Exercises Sources New Chapter 3: An Introduction the Administrative Applications of Computers: AccountingChapter Outline * Learning Objectives* Introduction* Administrative Applications of Computer Technology in the Medical Office* Medical Office Administrative Software -- An Overview * Coding and Grouping Systems* Accounting* Insurance* Claims* Accounting Reports* Selected Reading: Robert Pear, "Planned Medicaid Cuts Cause Rift With States" * Chapter Summary* Key Terms* Review Exercises* SourcesChapter 4 - TelemedicineChapter Outline* Learning Objectives* Overview* Store-and-Forward Technology and Interactive Videoconferencing* Teleradiology* Telepathology* Teledermatology* Telecardiology* Teleneurology* Telestroke* Epilepsy* Email And Digital Cameras In Teleneurology* Telepsychiatry* Remote Monitoring Devices* Telehome care* Telemedicine in Prison* Other telemedicine applications* The Telenurse* Issues in Telemedicine* Selected Reading: Kirk Johnson, "TV Screen, Not Couch, Is Required for This Session" * Chapter Summary* Key Terms* Review Exercises* Sources* Related Web Site New Chapter 5 Information Technology in Public HealthChapter OutlineLearning ObjectivesIntroduction Definition Social Inequality, Poverty, and HealthUsing Computers to Study Disease Statistics and Epidemics: A Historical Overview The Emergence of New Infectious Diseases: AIDS, SARS, Bird Flu, West Nile Virus, Mad Cow AIDS SARS Bird Flu West Nile Virus Mad CowComputer Modeling of Disease: Health Statistics and Infectious Disease MIDAS (Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study)Climate Change: Global Warming The Public Health Response to Hurricane KatrinaDiscussion Selected Readings:Richard Perez-Pena, "City Tackles Meningitis in Brooklyn"Sewell Chan And Gardiner Harris, "Hurricane and Floods Overwhelmed Hospitals" Chapter Summary Key Terms Review Exercises Sources Related Web Sites Chapter 6 - Information Technology in RadiologyChapter Outline* Learning Objectives* Introduction* X-rays* Ultrasound* Digital Imaging Techniques* Computerized Tomography* Magnetic Resonance Imaging* Positron Emission Tomography* SPECT Scanning* Other Imaging Systems * Bone Density Tests* PACS* Interventional Radiology: Bloodless Surgery* Selected Reading: David Leonhardt, "Political Clout in the Age of Outsourcing"* Chapter Summary* Key Terms* Review Exercises* Sources Chapter 7: Information Technology in Surgery - The Cutting EdgeChapter Outline* Learning Objectives* Overview* Computer-Assisted Surgery * Computer-Assisted Surgical Planning * Robots, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Endoscopic Surgery, and Augmented Reality * ROBODOC, AESOP, ZEUS, MINERVA, and other robotic devices * Augmented Reality * Telepresence Surgery * NEEMO* The Operating Room of the Future* Discussion * Nanotechnology* Conclusion* Selected Readings:Barnaby J. Feder, "Surgical Device Poses a Rare but Serious Peri l" Michelle Meadows, "Computer-Assisted Surgery: An Update"* Chapter Summary * Key terms* Review Exercises* Sources* Related Web SiteChapter 8: Information Technology PharmacyChapter Outline* Learning Objectives* Overview* The Food and Drug Administration (FDA)* Uncertified Medicines* Biotechnology and The Human Genome Project * Rational Drug Design * Bioinformatics * The Human Genome Project * Developments in Biotechnology* Computer Assisted Drug Trials* Computer Assisted Drug Review* The Computerized Pharmacy* Computers and Drug Errors* The Automated Community Pharmacy* Automating the Hospital Pharmacy* The Hospital Pharmacy Robot and Bar Codes* Point-of-Use Drug Dispensing* Computerized IVs and Bar-codes* Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags* Telepharmacy* Drug Delivery on a Chip* The Impact of Information Technology on Pharmacy* Selected ReadingsNicholas Bakalar "Prevention: Computer Fails Its Drug Test" Milt Freudenheim"Digital Rx: Take Two Aspirins and E-Mail Me in the Morning"Ian Urbina "Panel Suggests Using Inmates in Drug Trials" * Chapter Summary * Key Terms* Review Exercises* Sources Chapter 9 - Information Technology in DentistryChapter Outline* Learning Objectives* Overview* Education* Administrative Applications* The Electronic Dental Chart* Demographics And The Transformation Of Dentistry* Computerized Instruments in Dentistry* Endodontics * Periodontics* Cosmetic Dentistry* Diagnosis and Expert Systems* Diagnostic Tools* X-rays* Digital Radiography* Electrical Conductance* Emerging Methods* Light Illumination* Lasers in Dentistry * Minimally Invasive Dentistry* Surgery* The Growth of Specialization* Teledentistry* Selected ReadingJennifer Alsever "At the Dentist's Office, X-Rays, Root Canals and, Now, Pampering" * Chapter Summary* Key Terms* Review Exercises* Sources
Responsibility: Lillian Burke, Barbara Weill.


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