Healthcare Information Systems: Planning and Developing a Strategy: IT as the Agent of Change; Twenty-first Century Approaches to Strategic Planning; The Changing Role of the Consultants; Strategies for Integrated Delivery of Systems; Case History in Strategic Planning; International Perspective: Healthcare in Sweden.- IT Initiatives: Turning a Plan Into a Reality: Strategic Decision Making; Effecting Organizational Change; The Role of Ethics in IT Decisions; Case Histories in Redesign; International Perspective: Healthcare in Malaysia, Selayang Hospital: Achieving a Paperless Environment.- Implementation: Making It Happen: Transformation, Not Replication; The Evolving Role of the CIO; CIO Stories; Case History of Transformation at the IDS Level: The Sutter Health Network; The International Perspective: Healthcare in Australia, Wesley Hospital.- Patient-Centered Technologies: Outcomes: Integrating Data into Management Information Systems; Outcomes: A New Perspective From Other Industries; The EMR: A New Interaction for Consumers; Transforming the Physician Practice.
Healthcare Information Management Systems, Third edition, will be a comprehensive volume addressing the technical, organizational, and management issues confronted by healthcare professionals in the selection, implementation, and management of healthcare information systems. With contributions from experts in the field, this book focuses on topics such as strategic planning, turning a plan into reality, implementation, patient-centered technologies, privacy, the new culture of patient safety, and the future of technologies in progress. With the addition of 28 new chapters, the Third Edition is also richly peppered with case studies of implementation, both in the United States and abroad. The case studies are evidence that information technology can be implemented efficiently to yield results, yet they do not overlook pitfalls, hurdles, and other challenges that are encountered. Designed for use by physicians, nurses, nursing and medical directors, department heads, CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, and healthcare informaticians, the book aims to be a indispensible reference.
This book addresses the challenges faced by healthcare professionals
and offers solutions in the selection, implementation, and management
of healthcare information systems. Coupled with case studies, the book
will prove to be an indispensible tool for physicians, nurses,
healthcare administrators, and medical informaticians.