Introduction to Healthcare Informatics
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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 related to healthcare
informatics. Each chapter explores the different aspects of healthcare
informatics, including definitions and theories, technological foundations,
databases and information management, legal issues, and consumer
informatics. The book concludes with an exploration of the future of healthcare
informatics. An instructor manual is available including PowerPoint notes for
lectures, case studies and discussion questions, as well as syllabi for
bachelor’s and master’s level classes.