Practical Pathology Informatics: Demystifying informatics for the practicing anatomic pathologist

Paperback | October 3, 2005

byJohn Sinard

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Practical Pathology Informatics introduces and demystifies a variety of topics in the broad discipline of pathology informatics with a focus on issues of particular relevance to the practicing anatomic pathologist. Early chapters contain basic information about computers and databases which is applicable to any discipline, with the later chapters containing more anatomic pathology specific topics. Chapters can be read in any order and are divided into short sections.Organized in an easy-to-read format, the book is aimed at providing pathologists and pathology residents with the practical information they need to make intelligent, informed decisions about the deployment and use of information technology tools in their day-to-day practice, and ultimately, better position themselves for informed decision making and intelligent communication with the information systems groups at their institutions. John Sinard, MD, PhD is Associate Professor of Pathology in the Department of Pathology and Director, Pathology Informatics Program at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut.

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Practical Pathology Informatics introduces and demystifies a variety of topics in the broad discipline of pathology informatics with a focus on issues of particular relevance to the practicing anatomic pathologist. Early chapters contain basic information about computers and databases which is applicable to any discipline, with the lat...

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Practical Pathology Informatics introduces and demystifies a variety of topics in the broad discipline of pathology informatics with a focus on issues of particular relevance to the practicing anatomic pathologist. Early chapters contain basic information about computers and databases which is applicable to any discipline, with the lat...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:412 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.27 inPublished:October 3, 2005Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:038728057X

ISBN - 13:9780387280578

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Table of Contents

Contributing Author.- Preface.- Acknowledgments.- Copyrights and Trademarks.- The Scope of Pathology Informatics.- Desktop Computers: Hardware.- Desktop Computers: Software.- Networking and the Internet.- Databases.- Pathology LIS: Relationship to Institutional Systems.- Evaluating Anatomic Pathology Information Systems.- Digital Imaging in Anatomic Pathology.- Video Microscopy and Telemicroscopy.- Electronic Interfaces and Data Exchange.- Case Identification by Diagnosis.- External Regulations Pertinent to LIS Management.- Pathology Informatics and the Future of Medicine.- Index.