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Health-Related Professions/ Allied Health > Medical Records Administrator
Introduction to Healthcare Informatics
Biedermann, Sue
ISBN 13: 
9781584265283
Previous ISBN (13): 
9781584262817
ISBN 10: 
1584265280
Category: 
Medical Records Administrator
Edition: 
2
Publisher: 
AHIMA
Format: 
Paperback
Status: 
Active
Affiliation: 
associate professor emeritus with the HIM department at Texas State University
Weight: 
2.25
Retail Price: 
84.95
Quantity On Hand: 
17
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Synopsis:
Healthcare informatics brings together healthcare-generated information with technology for the purpose of improving quality of care in a cost-effective manner. Written by industry experts, Introduction to Healthcare Informatics provides a comprehensive introduction to key concepts that are vital to healthcare informatics including electronic health records (EHRs), ethics, data and information, privacy and security, research, and future trends. Real-world examples and case studies are used throughout the text to illustrate the concepts. Key Features Definitions and methods of the informatics field are explained in detail, as well as associated functions In-depth analysis of data types, standards, data quality, and the interpretation and display of information Healthcare legal issues are explored, such as HIPAA and legal EHRs A new chapter dedicated to ethics in informatics, with focus on impact on provider-patient relationships, empirical research, and health literacy A new chapter on research and data analytics covering advanced analysis, data visualization, and data reporting

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