Textbook in Health Informatics – A Nursing Perspective

Mantas, J., Hasman, A.
Pub. date
November 2001
65 of Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
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Medical Informatics, Medicine & Health
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‘Textbook in Health Informatics’ covers subjects addressed in the overall field of Health Informatics. A number of issues particular to nursing will also be reviewed. It will give its reader an overview of Health Informatics, starting with an introduction to Health Care. In this introduction ‘Classification and Management in Nursing Information Technology’ is discussed, as is the ‘Nursing Minimum Data Set’. The introduction also deals with Health Concepts, an Introduction to Nursing Science and The International Classification for Nursing Practice (ICNP). Textbook of Health Informatics continues with an Information Technology Aspects’ section. In this section important aspects of Health Informatics and Hospital Information Systems are discussed, like Data Protection and Confidentiality, Telecare Service for Nurses, Data Analysis Methods and Classification Methods.
The last section of this book deals with the organizational impact of health informatics. Major topics are: Impacts of Communications, Information and Technology on Organizations, Impact in Nursing Environment, Quality Assurance and Communication among Health Care Professionals.