Informatics for Healthcare Professionals

ISBN-10: 0803606192

ISBN-13: 9780803606197

Edition: 2000 (Revised)

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List price: $41.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 5/22/2000
Binding: Paperback
Size: 5.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

The Information Explosion
Information is Important
Impact on Society
Impact on Teaching and Learning
Impact on Government
Impact on Healthcare
The Future of Healthcare Technology
The Future Healthcare Record
Preparing for the Future
Summary
The World of Informatics
The Importance of Information
Information Explosion
The Structure of Information
The Five Rights of Information
Healthcare Informatics Components
Informatics Definition
Goal of Informatics
Future of Informatics
Summary
The Right Information
The Process of Decision Making
Evidence-Based Medicine
Old Decision-Making Process
New Decision-Making Process
Evidence-Based Practice Example
Using Information to Set Standards
Transforming Information into Practice
Literature Databases
Searching the Literature
What is the Problem?
Decision Making Not Valued
Lack of Access
Lack of Education
Lack of Information-Seeking Modeling
Example of Unit-Based Literature Search Access
Standards of Information Seeking
Future Considerations
Summary
The Human Side of Information
Definition of Human Factors Engineering
History of Human Factors
Human or Machine
Application of Human Factors to Design
Why Human Factors are Important in Medical Device Design
Human Factors Engineering Methods and Processes
Assessment of the User
Analysis of the Task
Prototype Testing
Benefits of Usability Designs
Psychology of Human Factors
Anthropometry
Perception
Cognition
Action
Memory
Impact of Attention on Memory
Mental Model Factors
Effect of Aging
Design Implications of Human Limitations
User Interface
Installation Considerations
Alarm Considerations
Human Error
Causes of Errors
Human Error Countermeasures
Summary
Classifying the Information
The Meaning of Words
Need for a Discipline-Differentiated Language
Need for a Shared Language
Advantages of Standardized Language
Definition of Taxonomy
Established Classification Systems
Unified Nursing Language
Mapping Language
Nursing Minimum Data Set
Summary
The Electronic Health Record
Functions of the Health Record
Changing Functions of the Patient Record
Advantages of the Paper Record
Disadvantages of the Paper Record
Optically Scanned Records
The Electronic Health Record
Automating the Paper Record
Advantages of the Ehr
Disadvantages of the Ehr
Bedside or Point-of-Care Systems
Human Factors and the Ehr
Roadblocks and Challenges to Ehr Implementation
The Future
Summary
Securing the Information
Privacy and Confidentiality
Privacy and Confidentialty Law
Who Owns the Data?
Patient Control of Information
Use of Information for the Social Good
Confidentiality Model
Role of the Ethics Committee
Security
System Security
Data Security
Authentication
Access
Audits
Firewalls
Encryption
Confidentiality Statements
Computer Crime
Terms Related to Computer Crime
Laws and Policies
Role of Healthcare Professionals
Summary
Changing the Information System
The Impact of Automation
Organizational Culture
The Symbols of Culture
Alterations in the Power Structure
Alterations in Space
Resistance to Change
Importance of Managing Change
Management Strategies
Lewin's Force Field Theory
Rogers's Adopter Categories
Role of the Healthcare Professional In Managing Change
Summary
Information Systems Cycle
The Oxford Incident
History of the Systems Implementation Focus
The Information Systems Cycle
Analysis
Definition of the Problem
Benefits Analysis
Process Improvement
Project Definition
Allocating Resources
Request for Information/Proposal
Site Visits
Final Choice
Design Phase
Benefits Management
Resource Allocation
Time Frame
Cost/Budget Analysis
Facilities and Equipment
Input and Output Designs
Screen Flow Design
Interfaces
Workflow
Controls
Development
Determining Standardization and Uniqueness
Building Data Files
Testing the System
Developing Documentation
Implementation
Training
Final Testing
Conversion
Evaluation
Why some Projects Fail
Summary
Information for Managing Health
History of Managing Health
Culture Change
Definition of Managed Care
Types of Managed-Care Plans
Advantages and Disadvantages of Managed Care
Need for Quality Data
Coding Data
Invisibility of Allied Health Professions in Data Collection
Measuring Managed Care
Tracking Outcomes Information
Wellness Information Decreases Costs
Case Management
Role of Providers in Managing Health Information
Summary
Electronic Communications
A Bit of History
History of the World Wide Web
Hardware and Software for Connecting
Connecting to the Internet
Methods of Accessing Information
E-mail
File Transfer Protocol
Usenet
Listservs
Chat Rooms
Security on the Internet
Firewalls
Security Policies
Intranet
World Wide Web (Web)
How the Web Works
Search Engines
Evaluating Web Sites
Using the Web for Professional Purposes
Communication Technologies
Personal Digital Assistants and Palmtops
Voice Recognition
Summary
Telehealth
Terms Related to Telehealth
Historical Perspective on Telehealth
Types of Technology
Clinical Initiatives
Rural Telehealth
School Telehealth
Prison Telehealth
Emergency Medicine Telehealth
Home Care Telehealth
Administrative Initiatives
Educational Initiatives
Advantages of Telehealth
Barriers to Telehealth
Infrastructure
Licensing
Reimbursement
Standards
Acceptance
Future Trends
Summary
Information Becomes Knowledge through Research
The Influence of Science on Healthcare Research
Types of Research in Healthcare
How Data are Collected
Data Used for Analysis
Data Management
Computerized Applications for Analytic Support
Databases That Support Research Applications
How Research Activities and Statistical Process Control Lead to New Knowledge
Ethical Issues
Summary
The Future of Informatics
Globalization of Information Technology
Electronic Communication
Knowledge Management
Genomics
Advances in Public Health
Speech Recognition
Wireless Computing
Security
Telehealth
Informatics Education
Barriers to Information Technology Implementation
Summary
Glossary
Index
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