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Information Technology for the Health Professions3/e, examines the impact of information technology on a wide variety of health care fields. These include telemedicine, radiology, pharmacy, dentistry, surgery, rehabilitative therapies, and public health. The book includes the latest information on medical informatics, informational resources, and electronic record keeping in the Health Information Technology decade. The issues raised by global warming and by the possibilities of new pandemics make the addition of the chapter on information technology in public health particularly timely. Our approach provides students with an accessible presentation of the most current computer and medical technologies. The updated chapter on privacy and security includes new information including the Real ID Act of 2005-a law requiring every American to have an electronic ID card.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Information Technology - Hardware, Software, and Telecommunications Chapter Outline|
|Information Technology and Computer Literacy|
|Hardware and Software|
|Processing Hardware and Memory|
|Secondary Storage Devices|
|An Overview of Networking, Connectivity, and Telecommunications|
|Uses of Telecommunications and Networking|
|The Expansion of Wireless Technology: Cell Phones, GPS, Wi-Fi, and PDAs|
|The Internet and the World Wide Web|
|Selected Reading: David Pogue|
|Like Having a Secretary in Your PC|
|Related Web Sites|
|Medical Informatics: The Health Information Technology Decade|
|The Health Information Technology Decade|
|Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996: A Brief Introduction|
|The Patient Information Form|
|The Paper Medical Record|
|The Electronic Medical Record (EMR)|
|The Electronic Health Record (HER)|
|Regional Health Information Organizations (RHIOs)|
|The Indian Health Service Electronic Health Record|
|Computer Information Systems in Health Care|
|Does Computerization Improve Patient Outcomes?|
|The Introduction of Computer Systems selected Reading: Milt Freudenheim|
|Doctors Join to Promote Electronic Record Keeping hapter Summary|
|An Introduction the Administrative Applications of Computers: Accounting Chapter Outline|
|Administrative Applications of Computer Technology in the Medical Office|
|Medical Office Administrative Software -- An Overview|
|Coding and Grouping Systems|
|Selected Reading: Robert Pear, & Planned Medicaid Cuts Cause Rift With States&r|
|Store-and-Forward Technology and Interactive Videoconferencing|
|Email And Digital Cameras In Teleneurology|
|Remote Monitoring Devices|
|Telemedicine in Prison|
|Other telemedicine applications|
|Issues in Telemedicine|
|Related Web Site|
|Information Technology in Public Health|
|Chapter Outline Learning Objectives Introduction Definition|
|Social Inequality, Poverty, and Health Using Computers to Study Disease|
|Statistics and Epidemics: A Historical Overview|
|The Emergence of New Infectious Diseases: AIDS, SARS, Bird Flu, West Nile Virus, Mad Cow AIDS|
|West Nile Virus|
|Mad Cow Computer Modeling of Disease: Health Statistics and Infectious Disease MIDAS (Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study) Climate Change: Global Warming The Public Health Response to Hurricane Katrina Discussion|
|Richard Pérez-Peña, & City Tackles Meningitis in Brooklyn|
|Related Web Sites|
|Information Technology in Radiology|
|Digital Imaging Techniques|
|Magnetic Resonance Imaging|
|Positron Emission Tomography|
|Other Imaging Systems|
|Bone Density Tests|
|Interventional Radiology: Bloodless Surgery|
|vid Leonhardt, & Political Clout in the Age of Outsourcing&r|
|Information Technology in Surgery - The Cutting Edge|
|Computer-Assisted Surgical Planning|
|Robots, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Endoscopic Surgery, and Augmented Reality|
|ROBODOC, AESOP, ZEUS, MINERVA, and other robotic devices|
|The Operating Room of the Future|
|Barnaby J. Feder, & Surgical Device Poses a Rare but Serious Peri l&r|
|Michelle Meadows, & Computer-Assisted Surgery: An Update&r|
|Related Web Site|
|Information Technology Pharmacy|
|The Food and Drug Administration (FDA)|
|Biotechnology and The Human Genome Project|
|Rational Drug Design|
|The Human Genome Project|
|Developments in Biotechnology|
|Computer Assisted Drug Trials|
|Computer Assisted Drug Review|
|The Computerized Pharmacy|
|Computers and Drug Errors|
|The Automated Community Pharmacy|
|Automating the Hospital Pharmacy|
|The Hospital Pharmacy Robot and Bar Codes|
|Point-of-Use Drug Dispensing|
|Computerized IVs and Bar-codes|
|Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags|
|Drug Delivery on a Chip|
|The Impact of Information Technology on Pharmacy|
|Nicholas Bakalar & Prevention: Computer Fails Its Drug Test|
|More Articles by Milt Freudenheim|
|More Articles by Ian Urbina"|
|Panel Suggests Using Inmates in Drug Trials&r|
|Information Technology in Dentistry|
|The Electronic Dental Chart|
|Demographics And The Transformation Of Dentistry|
|Computerized Instruments in Dentistry|
|Diagnosis and Expert Systems|
|Lasers in Dentistry|
|Minimally Invasive Dentistry|
|The Growth of Specialization|
|nnifer Alsever At the Dentist's Office, X-Rays, Root Canals and, Now, Pampering|
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