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Information technology for the health professions

Author: Lillian Burke; Barbara Weill
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Education, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Now significantly expanded and fully updated, IN FORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS, 4/e is the ideal information technology primer for readers working in any healthcare field, including allied health, nursing, medical/dental/pharmaceutical assisting, or medical administration. It fully addresses each key issue in contemporary healthcare IT, including the accelerating migration towards electronic health  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lillian Burke; Barbara Weill
ISBN: 9780132897648 0132897644
OCLC Number: 788259186
Description: xi, 340 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction to information technology : hardware, software, and telecommunications --
Medical informatics : the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, HITECH, and the health information technology decade --
An introduction to the administrative applications of computers : practice management, scheduling, and accounting --
Telemedicine --
Information technology in public health --
Information technology in radiology --
Information technology in surgery : the cutting edge --
Information technology in pharmacy --
Information technology in dentistry --
Informational resources : computer-assisted instruction, expert systems, health information online --
Information technology in rehabilitative therapies : computerized medical devices, assistive technology, and prosthetic devices --
Security and privacy in an electronic age --
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Responsibility: Lillian Burke, Barbara Weill.

Abstract:

Now significantly expanded and fully updated, IN FORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS, 4/e is the ideal information technology primer for readers working in any healthcare field, including allied health, nursing, medical/dental/pharmaceutical assisting, or medical administration. It fully addresses each key issue in contemporary healthcare IT, including the accelerating migration towards electronic health records. New coverage includes: smartphones, tablets, and their healthcare applications; the role of healthcare reform in promoting health IT; EHR meaningful use criteria; new practice management scheduling software; the growth of telemedicine; new problems in public health; interventional radiology; surgery-related nanotechnology; information-related biotech and pharmaceutical trends; expanded applications in psychiatry and rehabilitation; genetic privacy; and much more.

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