Health Information Governance in a Digital Environment

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Editors
Hovenga, E.J.S., Grain, H.
Pub. date
September 2013
Pages
384
Binding
hardcover
Volume
193 of Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
ISBN print
978-1-61499-290-5
ISBN online
978-1-61499-291-2
Subject
Biochemistry, Medicine & Health, Medical Informatics
 
This book contains a subject index
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Delivering the desired benefits from using information technology in healthcare requires a high degree of data standardization, effective governance and semantic interoperability between systems in the health industry. Corporate chief executive officers (CEOs) and company boards need to be more aware of their governance responsibility. This publication explains these concepts to assist the reader to collaboratively work with others to meet these challenges.

With contributions from internationally distinguished authors, this book is a valuable cutting edge resource for anyone working in or for the health industry today and especially

for:
•    Policy and decision makers
•    Healthcare professionals
•    Health information managers
•    Health informaticians
•    ICT professionals

about:
•    Data governance
•    Semantic interoperability
•    IT in healthcare
•    Information security governance

The book is suitable for use as a basic text or reference supporting professional, undergraduate and postgraduate curricula preparing students for practice as health or IT professionals working in today's healthcare system.