Health Informatics: Practical Guide for Healthcare and Information Technology Professionals, Sixth Edition (2014)

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Robert E. Hoyt MD - Editor
Ann Yoshihashi MD - Associate Editor

This extensively updated sixth edition with over 1800 references provides the latest information in the field of Health Informatics. Used as a textbook for UWF's Medical Informatics Certificate Program and by approximately 160 academic and healthcare organizations in the US and abroad.

Book Chapters:

  • Overview of Medical Informatics
  • Health data, information, knowledge
  • Healthcare Data Analytics
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Health Information Exchange
  • Data Standards
  • Architecture of Information Systems
  • Health Information Privacy and Security
  • Health Informatics Ethics
  • Consumer Health Informatics
  • Mobile Technology
  • Online Medical Resources
  • Search Engines
  • Evidence Based Medicine, Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • Disease Management and Disease Registries
  • Quality Improvement Strategies
  • Patient Safety and Health Information Technology
  • Telehealth and Telemedicine
  • Medical Imaging Informatics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Public Health Informatics
  • E-Research

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For more information about the textbook, go to All book proceeds will be donated to informatics education initiatives in the US and abroad via a grant application that is on the web site