Information Technology for the Health Professions eBook (5e) : 9780134879406

Information Technology for the Health Professions eBook (5e)

 
Edition
 
5
ISBN
 
9780134879406
ISBN 10
 
0134879406
Published
 
12/04/2018
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
Format
 
 
Title type
eBook
$60.00
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Description

For courses in computers and technology in health care.

Innovative applications of health care IT in the health professions
Information Technology for the Health Professions examines the myriad uses of computers and information technology in health care. Clear and comprehensive, it explores the applications of healthcare IT across health professions, including medical administration, telemedicine, public health, radiology, surgery, pharmacy, dentistry, and rehabilitation. Students will learn about rapid technological advances shaping health care delivery, federal laws impacting health care IT, and strategies for protecting patient privacy. The 5th edition explores new innovations in health care IT, such as teledentistry, robotic surgery, light imaging technology in radiology, and CRISPR, a technology improving gene editing.

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Table of contents
  • 1. An Introduction to Medical Informatics: Administrative Uses of Computers in the Medical Office
  • 2. Telemedicine
  • 3. Information Technology in Public Health
  • 4. Information Technology in Radiology
  • 5. Information Technology in Surgery–The Cutting Edge
  • 6. Information Technology in Pharmacy
  • 7. Information Technology in Dentistry
  • 8. Informational Resources: Computer-Assisted Instruction, Expert Systems, Health Information Online
  • 9. Information Technology in Rehabilitative Therapies: Computerized Medical Devices, Assistive Technology, and Prosthetic Devices
  • 10. Security and Privacy in an Electronic Age
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