Information Technology for the Health Professions

ISBN-10: 013159933X
ISBN-13: 9780131599338
Edition: 3rd 2009
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Description: Information Technology for the Health Professions3/e, examines the impact of information technology on a wide variety of health care fields.nbsp; These include telemedicine, radiology, pharmacy, dentistry, surgery, rehabilitative therapies, and  More...

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List price: $83.60
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 4/22/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Information Technology for the Health Professions3/e, examines the impact of information technology on a wide variety of health care fields.nbsp; These include telemedicine, radiology, pharmacy, dentistry, surgery, rehabilitative therapies, and public health.nbsp; The book includes the latest information on medical informatics, informational resources, and electronic record keeping in the Health Information Technology decade.nbsp; The issues raised by global warming and by the possibilities of new pandemics make the addition of the chapter on information technology in public health particularly timely.nbsp; Our approach provides students with an accessible presentation of the most current computer and medical technologies. nbsp;The updated chapter on privacy and security includes new information including the Real ID Act of 2005-a law requiring every American to have an electronic ID card.

Lillian Burke, PhD, is a Psychologist and Assistant Director of the Redpath Centre (Toronto, Ontario). She obtained a Doctorate in Clinical and Developmental Psychology from York University (Toronto, Ontario) in 1993. Dr. Burke first specialized in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) in the early 1980s, and since then, has continued to work with children and adults who have ASDs and developmental disabilities. In 1994, she began working with children, youth and adults with Asperger Syndrome and other mild forms of ASDs. She has been previously employed by several agencies providing clinical services to individuals with developmental disabilities, their families and the agencies that support them. In her private practice, her primary activity is assessment of and consultation to individuals who have ASDs and in particular, Asperger Syndrome. As well as clinical work, she has carried out research and published extensively on the area of ASDs and developmental disabilities in adults.

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
Medical Informatics: The Health Information Technology Decade
Chapter Outline
Learning Objectives
Introduction
Medical Informatics
The 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 Systems selected Reading: Milt Freudenheim
Doctors Join to Promote Electronic Record Keeping hapter Summary
Key terms
Review Exercises
Sources
An Introduction the Administrative Applications of Computers: Accounting Chapter 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&r
Chapter Summary
Key Terms
Review Exercises
Sources
Telemedicine
Apter 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
Chapter Summary
Key Terms
Review Exercises
Sources
Related Web Site
Information Technology in Public Health
Chapter Outline Learning Objectives Introduction Definition
Social Inequality, Poverty, and Health Using 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 Cow Computer 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 Katrina Discussion
Selected Readings
Richard P�rez-Pe�a, & City Tackles Meningitis in Brooklyn
Key Terms
Review Exercises
Sources
Related Web Sites
Information Technology in Radiology
apter 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
vid Leonhardt, & Political Clout in the Age of Outsourcing&r
Chapter Summary
Key Terms
Review Exercises
Sources
Information Technology in Surgery - The Cutting Edge
apter 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&r
Michelle Meadows, & Computer-Assisted Surgery: An Update&r
Chapter Summary
Key terms
Review Exercises
Sources
Related Web Site
Information Technology Pharmacy
Chapter 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 Readings
Nicholas Bakalar & Prevention: Computer Fails Its Drug Test
More Articles by Milt Freudenheim
More Articles by Ian Urbina"
Panel Suggests Using Inmates in Drug Trials&r
Chapter Summary
Key Terms
Review Exercises
Sources
Information Technology in Dentistry
Chapter 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 Reading
nnifer Alsever At the Dentist's Office, X-Rays, Root Canals and, Now, Pampering
Chapter Summary
Key Terms
Review Exercises
Sources

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