Medical Informatics: Practical Guide for the Healthcare Professional: 2007

This book is directed towards healthcare and technology professionals who want an introduction and a useful resource for understanding the rapidly evolving field of Medical Informatics and its integral role in healthcare. Topics covered: - Overview of Medical Informatics - Electronic Health Records - Interoperability - Patient informatics - Online Medical Resources - Search Engines - Mobile Technology - Evidence Based Medicine - Clinical Practice Guidelines - Disease Management and Disease Registries - Pay For Performance - Patient Safety - Electronic Prescribing - Telemedicine - Picture Archiving and Communication Systems - Bioinformatics - Public Health Informatics - E-Research - Emerging Trends