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Introduction to Nursing Informatics

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  • Provides basic information on how to select and use information systems and information management in all aspects of nursing practice

  • Reflects the vast technological advances achieved in healthcare in recent years, including new chapters on both HIS, internet usage and meaningful use

  • Instructs readers on how to use computers and information management systems in their practices

  • Provides guidance on implementing computerized solutions for information management strategies

Part of the book series: Health Informatics (HI)

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Table of contents (21 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Introduction

      • Pamela Hussey, Margaret Ann Kennedy
      Pages 3-10
    3. Nursing Informatics

      • Margaret Ann Kennedy, Pamela Hussey
      Pages 11-31
  3. Connected Health

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 33-33
    2. E-Health a Global Priority

      • Pamela Hussey, Margaret Ann Kennedy
      Pages 35-52
    3. History of Computing and Technology

      • Pamela Hussey, Margaret Ann Kennedy, Anne Spencer
      Pages 53-65
    4. The Mechanics of Computing

      • Christopher Henry, Pamela Hussey, Margaret Ann Kennedy
      Pages 67-78
    5. Health Informatics Standards

      • Anne Casey
      Pages 97-144
    6. Nursing Documentation in Digital Solutions

      • Sally Remus, Margaret Ann Kennedy, Breane Manson Lucas, Tracy Forbes
      Pages 145-176
    7. Independent Living Applications

      • Julie Doyle, Lorcan Walsh
      Pages 177-211
  4. Administration

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 213-213
    2. Administration Applications

      • Hélène Clément
      Pages 215-230
    3. Data Privacy and Security

      • Ross Fraser
      Pages 231-250
    4. The Role of the Informatics Nurse

      • Lynn M. Nagle
      Pages 251-270
  5. Research

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 271-271
    2. Research Applications

      • Kathryn Momtahan
      Pages 273-294
    3. Case Studies Introduction: Transformational Research

      • Pamela Hussey, Fintan Sheerin
      Pages 295-303

About this book

This book is a primer for nurses on the topic of nursing informatics and presents the fundamental concepts of health information management from a nursing perspective.  Nursing informatics has never been more important as contemporary healthcare offers exciting opportunities for the nursing profession to contribute to the design of emerging eHealth models of care and to ensure resources such as electronic health records and mobile technology are pragmatic and fit for purpose. This new edition contains the best available evidence to inspire and support nurses to think critically about both current and future practice.

Introduction to Nursing Informatics is designed for use by practicing nurses and students in undergraduate programs of study and includes a number of contributions from leading international experts who have practiced in the field over a number of years. The information is presented and integrated in a purposeful manner to encourage readers to explore the key concepts of nursing practice, information management and its relationship to informatics. Critically, the content is also linked to case-based examples to contextualize the theory presented.

Reviews

“This book focuses on nursing informatics in the 21st century … . The intended audience is practicing nurses and undergraduate student nurses. … This would be an excellent resource for nurses interested in informatics and could be used by nursing faculty as a supplement to other courses or as a standalone informatics course.” (Katherine J. Dontje, Doody's Book Reviews, November, 2015)

Editors and Affiliations

  • Calgary, Canada

    Kathryn J. Hannah

  • Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland

    Pamela Hussey

  • Global Village Consulting Inc, Merigomish, Canada

    Margaret A. Kennedy

  • IBM Research Center for Healthcare Management, Baltimore, USA

    Marion J. Ball

About the editors

Edited by Kathryn J. Hannah, Pamela Hussey, Margaret A. Kennedy and Marion J. Ball.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Introduction to Nursing Informatics

  • Editors: Kathryn J. Hannah, Pamela Hussey, Margaret A. Kennedy, Marion J. Ball

  • Series Title: Health Informatics

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-2999-8

  • Publisher: Springer London

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer-Verlag London 2015

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-1-4471-6800-3

  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-4471-2999-8

  • Series ISSN: 1431-1917

  • Series E-ISSN: 2197-3741

  • Edition Number: 4

  • Number of Pages: XVII, 452

  • Number of Illustrations: 19 b/w illustrations, 117 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Health Informatics, Nursing

  • Industry Sectors: Biotechnology, Health & Hospitals, Pharma

Buying options

eBook
USD 69.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-1-4471-2999-8
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 89.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)