Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Healthcare Professionals, 7th edition

  • Toni L. Hebda, 
  • Melody Rose, 
  • Kathleen Hunter, 
  • Patricia Czar

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Overview

Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Healthcare Professionals is a practical guide to using computer applications and informatics in the healthcare workplace. It examines key issues in adopting and applying healthcare information technology and nursing informatics. Contributing authors cover the concepts, skills and tasks needed to achieve national IT goals to help transform healthcare delivery.

The 7th Edition reflects rapid changes in healthcare IT and informatics. It looks at how the global pandemic has forced a re-examination of healthcare and healthcare delivery, escalated the deployment of IT to track infection and support care, and paved the way for a greater role for nursing and healthcare informatics.

Published by Pearson (August 8th 2023) - Copyright © 2024

ISBN-13: 9780138105792

Subject: Upper-Level Nursing

Category: Nursing Informatics

Overview

  1. An Overview of Informatics in Healthcare
  2. Informatics Theory and Practice
  3. The Challenges of Technology in Healthcare
  4. Electronic Resources for Healthcare Professionals
  5. Using Informatics to Support Evidence-Based Practice and Research
  6. Policy, Legislation, and Regulation Issues for Informatics Practice
  7. Electronic Health Information and Record Systems
  8. Strategic Planning and Project Management Concepts for HIT and Quality Improvement Initiatives
  9. Healthcare Information Technology: Implementation, Maintenance, and Evaluation
  10. Improving the Usability of Health Informatics Applications
  11. Information Networks and Information Exchange
  12. Workforce Development
  13. Information Security and Confidentiality
  14. Continuity Planning and Management and Disaster Recovery
  15. The Role of Standardized Terminology and Language in Informatics
  16. Using Informatics to Educate
  17. Consumer Health Informatics
  18. Connected Healthcare (Telehealth and Technology-Enabled Healthcare)
  19. Public Health Informatics
  20. A Glimpse into the Future of Nursing Informatics

APPENDICES

  1. Hardware and Software
  2. Networks, Network Security
  3. An Overview of Tools for the Informatics Nurse

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