Human, Social, and Organizational Aspects of Health Information Systems

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-04-30
  • Publisher: Medical Info Science Reference

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Human, Social, and Organizational Aspects of Health Information Systems offers an evidence-based management approach to issues associated with the human and social aspects of designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining health information systems across a healthcare organization-specific to an individual, team, organizational, system, and international perspective. Integrating knowledge from multiple levels, this book will benefit scholars and practitioners from the medical information, health service management, information technology arenas.

Table of Contents

Usability and human-computer interaction in healthcare
Emerging approaches to evaluating the usability of health information systemsp. 1
A bio-psycho-social review of usability methods and their applications in healthcarep. 23
Supporting healthcare work practices
Enhancing 'fit' of health information systems design through practice supportp. 50
Towards computer-supported clinical activity : a roadmap based on empirical knowledge and some theoretical reflectionsp. 67
Pervasive healthcare : problems and potentialsp. 84
Organizational aspects : change management, best practices, and evaluation
The human aspects of change in IT projectsp. 103
Best practices for implementing electronic health records and information systemsp. 120
Health informatics and healthcare redesign using ICT to move from an evolutionary to a revolutionary stagep. 139
Where do technology induced errors come from? : towards a model for conceptualizing and diagnosing errors caused by technologyp. 148
Regional patient safety initiatives : the missing element of organization changep. 167
Evaluation methods to monitor success and failure factors in health information system's developmentp. 180
Strategic approaches to improving the healthcare system
A comparison of how Canada, England and Denmark are managing their electronic health record journeysp. 203
Operationalizing the science : integrating clinical informatics into the daily operations of the medical centerp. 219
Health information technology economic evaluationp. 240
Legal, ethical, and professional issues
Legal issues in health information and electronic health recordsp. 260
Accountability, beneficence, and self determination : can health information systems make organizations "nicer"?p. 274
Electronic health records : why does ethics count?p. 287
Knowledge translation in healthcare
Technology enabled knowledge translation : using information and communications technologies to accelerate evidence based health practicesp. 301
Knowledge translation in nursing through decision support at the point of carep. 314
Improving Internet-based health knowledge through attention to literacyp. 331
Compilation of referencesp. 347
About the contributorsp. 385
Indexp. 392
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