Health Professionals' Education In The Age Of Clinical Information Systems, Mobile Computing And Social Networks by Shachak Aviv

Health Professionals' Education In The Age Of Clinical Information Systems, Mobile Computing And…

byShachak AvivEditorElizabeth Borycki, Shmuel P. Reis

Paperback | August 1, 2017

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Health Professionals' Education in the Age of Clinical Information Systems, Mobile Computing and Social Networksaddresses the challenges posed by information and communication technology to health professionals education, and the lessons learned from field experiences and research. Medical informatics is a burgeoning field requiring continuous education for its members to remain up-to-date on new developments. This book covers the changing landscape of information and communication technology in health care, the clinician/patient relationship, and experiences from the field, with real-life examples, and more.

Written by lead researchers from different parts of the world, the book is a valuable source for active educators and professionals who wish to be part of the health informatics field.



  • Brings an in-depth understanding and background on the challenges for education of the health professions brought by information and communication technology
  • Provides real-life examples on how technology is used in healthcare and how it can be used in education
  • Presents valuable information in a visually appealing format with tables and figures

About The Author

Dr. Shachak holds a PhD in Information Science from Bar-Ilan University, Israel. His research explores various interventions to improve use of information and communication technology in health care and biomedicine and help realizing the potential benefits of these systems. This work includes the study, design, and evaluation of educat...

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Title:Health Professionals' Education In The Age Of Clinical Information Systems, Mobile Computing And…Format:PaperbackDimensions:532 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:August 1, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128053623

ISBN - 13:9780128053621

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Table of Contents

Part 1: The changing landscape of information and communication technology (ICT) in health care: implications for health professionals education Challenges in using clinical information systems Patient safety and quality assurance thrusts in digital healthcare and their influence on clinicians and patients The changing nature of the patient-clinician relationships Patients use of ICT and its implications Drowning in (big) data: self-tracking and the quantified self movement Vison(s) for health professions education of the 21st Century

Part 2: Experiences from the field Medical and other health professions schools for the 21st century Training clinicians in informatics

Part 3: Evidence from research Barriers to accessing technology for teaching clinical students, residents, and practitioners in and out of academia Academic educator competencies in teaching exam room computing and informatics Knowledge and attitudes of learners and teachers about aspects of healthcare in the digital world Influence of interventions on presence and behaviour of learners and practitioners in social media Digital natives and tourists in health IT Integration of clinical and educational interventions: How when and where? How to evaluate educational interventions to prepare health professionals for the challenges of the information age? (methodological focus)What have we learned? Findings from evaluation studies

Summary and Future Research Directions