Key Advances in Clinical Informatics

Key Advances in Clinical Informatics : Transforming Health Care through Health Information Technology

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Key Advances in Clinical Informatics: Transforming Health Care through Health Information Technology provides a state-of-the-art overview of the most current subjects in clinical informatics. Leading international authorities write short, accessible, well-referenced chapters which bring readers up-to-date with key developments and likely future advances in the relevant subject areas.

This book encompasses topics such as inpatient and outpatient clinical information systems, clinical decision support systems, health information technology, genomics, mobile health, telehealth and cloud-based computing. Additionally, it discusses privacy, confidentiality and security required for health data.

Edited by internationally recognized authorities in the field of clinical informatics, the book is a valuable resource for medical/nursing students, clinical informaticists, clinicians in training, practicing clinicians and allied health professionals with an interest in health informatics.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 334 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15.24mm | 540g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0128095237
  • 9780128095232

Table of contents

1. An Overview of Clinical Informatics 2. Inpatient Clinical Information Systems 3. Outpatient Clinical Information Systems 4. Clinical Documentation 5. Interoperability 6. Privacy, Confidentiality and Security 7. HIT Policy 8. Health Information Technology and Value 9. Organizational Issues 10. Medication, Laboratory, and Radiology Testing 11. Bioinformatics and Precision Medicine 12. Knowledge Management and Computerized Guidelines 13. Mobile Health 14. HIT and Safety 15. Predictive Analytics and Population Health 16. An Apps-Based Information Economy in Healthcare 17. Cloud-based Computing 18. Social/consumer Informatics 19. Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence 20. Conclusions and future directions
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About Aziz Sheikh

Professor of Primary Care Research and Development and Co-Director, Centre of Medical Informatics, The University of Edinburgh, UK Areas of expertise: Allergy and Respiratory Medicine; eHealth; Patient Safety; and Ethnicity, Religion and Health. Chair, Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, USA Areas of expertise: Patient Safety and Health Information Technology Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, USA Areas of expertise: Clinical Decision Support and Data Mining. CSO Post-doctoral Fellow, Centre of Medical Informatics, The University of Edinburgh, UK Areas of expertise: Patient Safety and Qualitative Health Services Research.
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