Authors’ Note

This text provides an overview of health informatics from the perspective of diverse experts in the field, with a focus on health informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge model. We want our readers and students to focus on the relationship of knowledge to informatics and to embrace and maintain the caring functions essential to all of health care—messages all too often lost in the romance with technology. We hope you enjoy the text!

About this Book

The idea for this text originated with the publication of the third edition of Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge (2015). We realized that other health care professionals also needed to learn about informatics and the ways that informatics supports professional ...

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