Informatics the study of the use of computer hardware, software, systematic languages, and data manipulation to collect and apply information is united with health care in this new interdisciplinary textbook. It focuses on topics in informatics relevant to all fields of health care, in a textbook format complete with chapter outlines, objectives, key terms, and discussion questions. A unique online supplement complements the book to offer complete, electronic support for both instructors and students. Written by experts in health care informatics, this text provides a comprehensive overview of all the major concepts in informatics, discussing trends and innovative strategies from a contemporary, mainstream perspective.
By Sheila P. Englebardt, PhD, RN, CNA, Director, Center for Instructional Technology and Educational Support, Clinical Associate Professor, School of Nursing, The University of North Carolina School of Nursing Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC; and Ramona Nelson, PhD, RN, BC, Professor, Co-Director, Health Care Informatics Program, Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA
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