Healthcare informatics brings together healthcare-generated information with technology for the purpose of improving the 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.
"This book provides a reasonable introduction to the field of healthcare informatics for new health information professionals. This update is justified to capture the rapid evolution in this area, and statistics and references appear appropriately updated."
-- David Liebovitz, MD (University of Chicago Medicine)Doody's Review
The audience is health information professionals.