Health IT and EHRs: Principles and Practice

Health IT and EHRs: Principles and Practice
2017 © AHIMA Press
ISBN-10: 1-58426-529-9 / ISBN-13: 978-1-58426-529-0
Healthcare Informatics, Allied Health, Basic Sciences, Coding & Classification


The Most Authoritative Health Information Management Book on Health IT

Revised and updated to include the latest trends and applications in health IT, including EHRs and meaningful use, this sixth edition of Health IT and EHRs: Principles and Practice offers guidance on developing and implementing health IT systems for students of health information management (HIM) and informatics.

This book now goes beyond the topic of EHRs to address implementation, interoperability, optimization, and enterprise content management (ECM) while addressing a broader range of health technologies. Previously titled Electronic Health Records: A Practical Guide for Professionals and Organizations, this book is now completely revised for the academic market and aligns with the CAHIIM baccalaureate curriculum.

Key Features

  • • Updates address the broader topic of health IT and the use of EHRs beyond implementation
  • • Includes new content on interoperability and optimization
  • • Aligns to CAHIIM baccalaureate curriculum
  • • Contains a new chapter on population-based health
  • • Incorporates an associate level, baccalaureate level and graduate level curriculum map

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