Since publication of the first edition in 1988, this book has established itself as the premier reference text for nurses, nursing administrators, nursing students, and other health care professionals who seek a state-of-the-art review of the role of IT in the nursing profession. The third edition of this seminal work keeps readers at the forefront of the rapidly evolving field of nursing informatics, examining new trends and thoroughly updating and revising all content. New chapters include: Selecting a Nursing Informatics Consultant; Project Management; Consumer Informatics; Data Mining; Education (CME, Patient); Electronic Medical Imaging; Nursing Informatics Competencies; Telehealth and Implications; Business Process Reengineering; Nursing's Role in Telehealth.
Foreword; 1. Integrating Nursing and Informatics; 2. Informatics and Organizational Change; 3. Health Oriented Telecommunications; 4. Electronic Resources for Nursing; 5. Meaning of Informatics Nursing; 6. Careers for Nurses; 7. Images for the Nurse Analyst; 8. Selecting a Nursing Informatics Consultant; 9. Introducing Nursing IS in the Clinical Setting; 10. Nursing Unified Language System; 11. Nursing Data Elements; 12. Point of Care Information Systems; 13. Home Care; 14. Critical Paths, CareMap; 15. Imaging; 16. Usability; 17. Management IS; 18. HIS; 19. System Selection; 20. Implementation; 21. Project Management; 22. Consumer Informatics; 23. Data Mining; 24. Virtual Reality; 25. Education (Academic); 26. Education (CME, Patient); 27. Electronic Medical Imaging; 28. Nursing Informatics Competencies; 29. Telehealth and Implications; 30. Business Process Reengineering; 31. Nursing's Role in Telehealth; Appendices: Order Communications; Quality; Electronic Resources