Healthcare Informatics

Book description

Healthcare Informatics: Improving Efficiency through Technology, Analytics, and Management supplies an understanding of the different types of healthcare service providers, corresponding information technologies, analytic methods, and data issues that play a vital role in transforming the healthcare industry. All of these elements are reshaping the various activities such as workflow and processes of hospitals, healthcare systems, ACOs, and patient analytics, including hot spotting, risk stratification, and treatment effectiveness.

A follow-up to Healthcare Informatics: Improving Efficiency and Productivity, this latest book includes new content that examines the evolution of Big Data and how it is revolutionizing the healthcare industry. It presents strategies for achieving national goals for the meaningful use of health information technology and includes sound project management principles and case illustrations for technology roll-out, such as Computer Physician Order Entry (CPOE) for optimal utilization.

The book describes how to enhance process efficiency by linking technologies, data, and analytics with strategic initiatives to achieve success. It explains how to leverage data resources with analytics to enhance decision support for care providers through in-depth descriptions of the array of analytic methods that are used to create actionable information, including Business Intelligence, Six Sigma, Data, and Text Mining.

Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. Half Title
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. Dedication
  6. Table of Contents
  7. Foreword
  8. Author
  9. Contributors
  10. Chapter 1 An Introduction to the U.S. Healthcare Industry, Information Technology, and Informatics
  11. Chapter 2 Electronic Health Information, Healthcare System Interoperability, Mobile Health, and the Formation of a Community of Health and Wellness
  12. Chapter 3 Quality Time in Healthcare: Meaningful Use of Health Information Technology and the Journey to Paying for Value
  13. Chapter 4 A Project Management Framework of Healthcare Informatics Initiatives
  14. Chapter 5 Nursing Roles in the Implementation of Clinical Information Systems
  15. Chapter 6 Architecting Transitions to a Fully Electronic Medical Record with Emphasis on Physician Adoption and Optimal Utilization
  16. Chapter 7 Knowledge Translation and Informatics in Healthcare
  17. Chapter 8 Application of Healthcare Informatics to Improving Patient Safety and Outcomes: Learning from the Experiences of Trinity Health
  18. Chapter 9 The New Medical Frontier: Real-Time Wireless Medical Data Acquisition for 21St-Century Healthcare and Data Mining Challenges
  19. Chapter 10 The World of Health Analytics
  20. Chapter 11 Information Creation Through Analytics: A Healthcare Focus
  21. Chapter 12 Enhancing Data Resources and Business Intelligence in Healthcare
  22. Chapter 13 Taking Action for Health Plan Members’ Health: An Argument for an Expert System’s Approach to Optimizing Care Management Utilization and Financial Outcomes
  23. Chapter 14 An Introduction to Data and Text Mining in Healthcare: A Focus on Building Alerting Systems for Decision Support
  24. Chapter 15 Data Mining in Healthcare
  25. Index

Product information

  • Title: Healthcare Informatics
  • Author(s): Stephan P. Kudyba
  • Release date: September 2018
  • Publisher(s): Auerbach Publications
  • ISBN: 9781351656085