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Title Biomedical informatics : computer applications in health care and biomedicine / Edward H. Shortliffe, editor ; James J. Cimino, associate editor
Edition 3rd ed
Published New York, NY : Springer, ©2006


Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 1037 pages) : illustrations
Series Health informatics series
Health informatics.
Contents The computer meets medicine and biology : emergence of a discipline -- Biomedical data : their acquisition, storage, and use -- Biomedical decision making : probabilistic clinical reasoning -- Cognitive science and biomedical informatics -- Essential concepts for biomedical computing -- System design and engineering in health care -- Standards in biomedical informatics -- Natural language and text processing in biomedicine -- Imaging and structural informatics -- Ethics and health informatics : users, standards, and outcomes -- Evaluation and technology assessment
Electronic health record systems -- Management of information in healthcare organizations -- Consumer health informatics and telehealth. -- Public health informatics and the health information infrastructure -- Patient-care systems -- Patient-monitoring systems -- Imaging systems in radiology -- Information retrieval and digital libraries -- Clinical decision-support systems -- Computers in medical education -- Bioinformatics -- Health care financing and information technology : a historical perspective -- The future of computer applications in biomedicine
Summary Focuses on the role of computers in the provision of medical services. This book provides both a conceptual framework and a practical approach for the implementation and management of IT used to improve the delivery of health care. It is suitable for practitioners, researchers, and students for an introduction to key topics in the field
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 849-913)-and indexes
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Medical informatics.
Medical Informatics
MEDICAL -- Family & General Practice.
MEDICAL -- Allied Health Services -- Medical Technology.
MEDICAL -- Biotechnology.
MEDICAL -- Lasers in Medicine.
Medical informatics
Sistemas de informação hospitalar.
Computação aplicada.
Ciências da saúde.
Form Electronic book
Author Shortliffe, Edward Hance.
Cimino, James J.
ISBN 0387217215