Behavioral Healthcare Informatics

Hardcover | January 8, 2002

EditorNaakesh A. Dewan, Nancy M. LorenziForeword byH.H. Goldmann

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Behavioral Healthcare Informatics is an essential resource for clinicians, information technology officers, and consumers, as well as students and faculty in psychiatry, psychology, and social work who need to know what is possible today and what lies ahead as technology and behavioral healthcare care converge. Covering a full range of areas from technology infrastructures to organizational issues, this book fills the void this discipline has endured by detailing hoe to improve information systems and facilitate the transformation of data into knowledge, allowing information to be organized and useful.Edited by leaders in the field of managed healthcare, quality improvement, psychiatry, management, and informatics, this book is a ¿must read¿ in the field of health informatics and should be a reference book for any personal, public, or educational library.The book is divided into sections serving as "module" for the reader. Topics include:- Emerging clinical technologies in psychotherapy and medication and care management- The impact of technology on quality in both public and private sectors- Behavioral health consumerism and the Internet- Organizational aspects of implementing informatics- Managing clinical care in a pervasive computing environmentAbout the Authors:Naakesh A. Dewan, M.D.., is Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor and Executive Director of the Center for Quality Innovations and Research in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Cincinnati. A noted scholar, consultant, and executive in the field of behavioral health informatics and quality improvement, Dr. Dewan has implemented and overseen informatics-based quality-improvement systems in more than 150 hospitals and managed-care organizations in his career. Dr. Dewan is also the founding editor for iMcKesson¿s patient education software, the ¿Behavioral Health Advisor,¿ and sits on the board of IHP, a leading provider of XML-based solutions for health care and other industries. Dr. Dewan continues to practice both emergency and community psychiatry in Cincinnati, Ohio.Nancy M. Lorenzi, Ph.D., is a professor and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Lorenzi is a fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics and a board member of the American Medical Informatics Association and the International Medical Informatics Association. Robert T. Riley, Ph.D., is poresident of Riley Associates in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Riley is renowned internationally for his skill in translating management concepts for the technically educated person. Dr. Riley and Dr. Lorenzi have coauthored a book for the health informatics sector on managing technological change.Sarbori R. Bhattacharya, M.D., is an Informatics and Quality Improvement fellow at the Center for Quality Innovations and Research in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Behavioral Healthcare Informatics is an essential resource for clinicians, information technology officers, and consumers, as well as students and faculty in psychiatry, psychology, and social work who need to know what is possible today and what lies ahead as technology and behavioral healthcare care converge. Covering a full range of...

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Behavioral Health Care Informatics is an essential resource for clinicians, executives, information technology officers, and consumers, as well as students and faculty in psychiatry, psychology, and social work who need to know what is possible today and what lies ahead as technology and behavioral health care converge. Covering a full...

Format:HardcoverPublished:January 8, 2002Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387952659

ISBN - 13:9780387952659

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Overview. Chapter 1: Behavioral Health and Informtaics: An Overview. Section 2: Organizational Issues. Introduction. Chapter 2: Executive Roles and Responsibilities of the CEO and the CIO. Chapter 3: Organizational Aspects of Implementing Informatics. Chapter 4: Evaluating the Impact of Behavioral Health Care Informatics. Section 3: Human Centered Issues. Chapter 5: Improving Quality and Accountability Through Information Systems. Chapter 6: Ethics and Confidentiality in Behavioral Health Care. Chapter 7: Barriers and Resistance to Informatics in Behavioral Health Care. Section 4: Technology Issues. Introduction. Chapter 8: Behavioral Health Care Informatics: Technological Systems. Chapter 9: Behavioral Health Care Informatics: Software and Operational Systems. Chapter 10: How Behavioral Health Care Informatics Can Interface with Medical Care Systems. Section 5: Clinicians' Issues. Introduction. Chapter 9: Consumers' Issues. 11: Real Time Clinical Care. Chapter 12: Computerized MedicalAlgorithms in Behavioral Health Care. Chapter 13: Real TimeUtilization Management in Behavioral Health Care. Chapter 14:Clinical Trials Informatics in Behavioral Health. Section 6: 1=