Information Management in Health Care

Information Management in Health Care

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This innovative book provides the reader with step-by-step information on how to integrate computer technology into the health care setting. The authors clearly explain the processes used in the selection and application of computer software and hardward, contract negotiation, and implementation and evaluation of the software. Numerous examples encourage readers to apply their knowledge and develop strategies to make informed decisions regarding technology.show more

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  • Hardback | 215 pages
  • 204.2 x 226.6 x 19.8mm | 666.79g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766812553
  • 9780766812550

Table of contents

INTRODUCTION. Hardware. Software. Overall System Characteristics. Common Software Applications. Application Descriptions. DEFINING ROLES. Chief Information Officer (CIO). Filling the CIO Role. CIO"s Accountabilities and Competencies. Informatics Nursing Specialist (INS). DEFINING DIRECTION. Corporate Strategic Plan. Information Management. STRATEGIES. Types of Strategies. Examples of Specific Strategies. Priorities. CONTINUUM OF CARE. Getting Started. Draft an Outline. Display Your Continuum. Identify Responsible Parties. NEEDS ASSESSMENT. Statement of the Problem. Statement of the Need. Evaluation of the Current Systems. Identification of Additional Capabilities. Documentation of Application Needs. Documentation of Other Needs. Conducting a Needs Assessment. The Walk-through. Procedures. Workflows. Systems. Data Organization. Databases. SYSTEM SELECTION. Organizing the Effort. Objectivity. Organization. Request for Information Versus Request for Proposal. Solicitation of Vendors. Evaluating Responses. "And the Finalists Are". On-site Product Demonstrations. Site Visits. Vendor References. CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS. Request for Proposal (RFP) Audit. Negotiating the Contract. IMPLEMENTATION. Implementation Planning. Benefits of Project Planing. Planning Guidelines. Organizing the Project. Managing the Project. Policies and Procedures. Meetings. Monitoring the Project. Project Management Tools. SECURITY AND CONFIDENTIALITY ISSUES. Risk Assessment. Training. Staff Protection. Patient Confidentiality. Patient Data. Medical Record. Confidentiality Statements. Confidentiality and Security Measures. ERGONOMICS. Workstation Principles. Risk Factors. Anatomy and Physiology. Task, Posture, and Work Activities. Changing the Workplace Is Not Enough. Stretches. APPENDIX A ACRONYMS. APPENDIX B GLOSSARY. INDEX.show more

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INTRODUCTION. Hardware. Software. Overall System Characteristics. Common Software Applications. Application Descriptions. DEFINING ROLES. Chief Information Officer (CIO). Filling the CIO Role. CIO"s Accountabilities and Competencies. Informatics Nursing Specialist (INS). DEFINING DIRECTION. Corporate Strategic Plan. Information Management. STRATEGIES. Types of Strategies. Examples of Specific Strategies. Priorities. CONTINUUM OF CARE. Getting Started. Draft an Outline. Display Your Continuum. Identify Responsible Parties. NEEDS ASSESSMENT. Statement of the Problem. Statement of the Need. Evaluation of the Current Systems. Identification of Additional Capabilities. Documentation of Application Needs. Documentation of Other Needs. Conducting a Needs Assessment. The Walk-through. Procedures. Workflows. Systems. Data Organization. Databases. SYSTEM SELECTION. Organizing the Effort. Objectivity. Organization. Request for Information Versus Request for Proposal. Solicitation of Vendors. Evaluating Responses. "And the Finalists Are". On-site Product Demonstrations. Site Visits. Vendor References. CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS. Request for Proposal (RFP) Audit. Negotiating the Contract. IMPLEMENTATION. Implementation Planning. Benefits of Project Planing. Planning Guidelines. Organizing the Project. Managing the Project. Policies and Procedures. Meetings. Monitoring the Project. Project Management Tools. SECURITY AND CONFIDENTIALITY ISSUES. Risk Assessment. Training. Staff Protection. Patient Confidentiality. Patient Data. Medical Record. Confidentiality Statements. Confidentiality and Security Measures. ERGONOMICS. Workstation Principles. Risk Factors. Anatomy and Physiology. Task, Posture, and Work Activities. Changing the Workplace Is Not Enough. Stretches. APPENDIX A ACRONYMS. APPENDIX B GLOSSARY. INDEX.show more