Informatics in Primary Care: Strategies in Information Management for the Healthcare Provider by Thomas E. Norris

Informatics in Primary Care: Strategies in Information Management for the Healthcare Provider

EditorThomas E. Norris, Sherrilynne S. Fuller, Harold I. Goldberg

Paperback | March 8, 2002

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This text is designed to enhance patient care by providing the primary care practitioner with contemporary up-to-date information on the wide variety of topics they will confront in their practice. With the rapid and wide-spread technological advances of recent years, no single aspect of medicine has become as daunting as informatics. Physicians are now confronted with a broad and enormous range and volume of information. Accessing, managing and implementing this information is a serious task.This text has a practical, reader-friendly approach that provides access to key issues. It will provide the primary care physician with the fundamentals of informatics, including electronic medical record (EMR), electronic scheduling, billing and using scientific databases.As information continues to make the rapid leap from paper to bytes, this book is essential for staying current. It shows how to most effectively implement the changes to the advantage of both the physician and patient.

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Title:Informatics in Primary Care: Strategies in Information Management for the Healthcare ProviderFormat:PaperbackPublished:March 8, 2002Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0387953337

ISBN - 13:9780387953335

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Table of Contents

1) An Overview of Primary Care Informatics 2) The Electronic Medical Record (EMR) 3) Importation of Data from Other Programs and Databases - HL7 Interfaces 4) Importing of Laboratory Data 5) Import of Images 6) Evidence-Based Medicine 7) Clinical Decision Support 8) Knowledge Resources: Finding Answers to Primary Care Questions 9) Using Computer-Based Information Systems to Manage Patient Education Resources and Instruction in Your Practice 10) Workflow Automation with Electronic Medical Records 11) Privacy and Security of Patient Information: the ABC's 12) Electronic Billing for the Primary Care Physician 13) Reporting & Analysis 14) Telecommunications in Primary Care