Cases on Healthcare Information Technology for Patient Care Management

Cases on Healthcare Information Technology for Patient Care Management

Surendra Sarnikar (Dakota State University, USA), Dorine Bennett (Dakota State University, USA) and Mark Gaynor (Saint Louis University, USA)
Release Date: December, 2012|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 349
ISBN13: 9781466626713|ISBN10: 1466626712|EISBN13: 9781466627024|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2671-3


Health care organizations have made investments in health information technologies such as electronic health records, health information exchanges, and many more, which have increased the importance of Health Information Technology studies.

Cases on Healthcare Information Technology for Patient Care Management highlights the importance of understanding the potential challenges and lessons learned from past technology implementations. This comprehensive collection of case studies aims to help improve the understanding of the process as well as challenges faced and lessons learned through implementation of health information technologies.

Topics Covered

  • Clinical Decision Support Systems
  • Clinical Intelligence and Analytics
  • Computerized Provider Order Entry
  • Electronic Medical Records
  • Health Information Exchange
  • Security and Privacy Issues in HIT Implementations
  • Social Media in Healthcare
  • Telemedicine

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Table of Contents
Chapter 1
Cynthia LeRouge, Herman Tolentino, Sherrilynne Fuller, Allison Tuma
This chapter provides an introduction to the pedagogy of using the case method particularly for instruction in the health informatics context. The... Sample PDF
Doing and Understanding: Use of Case Studies for Health Informatics Education and Training
Chapter 2
Matthew J. Wills
This case examines the adoption and implementation of an electronic health record in a regional medical center in Midwest, USA. A background of the... Sample PDF
Individual, Organizational, and Technological Barriers to EHR Implementation
Chapter 3
Jennifer Gholson, Heidi Tennyson
Regional Health made a commitment as part of quality and patient safety initiatives to have an electronic health record before the federal... Sample PDF
One System of Care, One Electronic Chart
Chapter 4
Sergey P. Motorny
Broadlawns Medical Center (BMC) is a teaching acute care community hospital of 200 beds located in Des Moines, Iowa. As other safety net providers... Sample PDF
Big Information Technology Bet of a Small Community Hospital
Chapter 5
Cherie Noteboom
Research Medical Center is a regional medical center that meets the needs of residents of a rural area in the Midwest. It is part of a large... Sample PDF
Physician Interaction with EHR: The Importance of Stakeholder Identification and Change Management
Chapter 6
Nina Multak
Electronic Health Records (EHR) are a system of Health Information Technology (HIT) components including clinical documentation, medication orders... Sample PDF
Primary Care Patient Management and Health Information Technology
Chapter 7
Charles H Andrus, Mark Gaynor
Electronic Medical Records (EMR) in academic medical centers often have additional complexity to them due to structural and organizational... Sample PDF
Good IT Requires Good Communication
Chapter 8
Mary DeVany, Karla Knobloch-Ludwig, Marilyn Penticoff, Aris Assimacopoulos, Stuart Speedie
Improving the opportunity to access care by infectious disease specialists and improve the overall quality of care received is the core mission... Sample PDF
Telehealth Implementation: The Voice of Experience
Chapter 9
Ann Pommer
The manner in which health care is delivered to patients has evolved significantly through the years. Technology has played an important role in... Sample PDF
Avera Medical Group Pierre’s Implementation of an eConsult Program: Bringing Specialty Practices to Patients in Rural South Dakota
Chapter 10
Alice Noblin, Kelly McLendon, Steven Shim
Florida began the journey to health information connectivity in 2004 under Governor Jeb Bush. Initially these efforts were funded by grants, but due... Sample PDF
Florida Health Information Exchange: A Journey to Improving Care through the Exchange of Patient Health Information
Chapter 11
Elizabeth J. Forrestal, Leigh W. Cellucci, Xiaoming Zeng, Michael H. Kennedy, Doug Smith
Health-Center-Controlled Networks (HCCNs) are collaborative ventures that provide health information technologies to Community Health Centers... Sample PDF
Health Information Technology Collaboration in Community Health Centers: The Community Partners HealthNet, Inc.
Chapter 12
Seth Trudeau
The Coordination of Rare Diseases at Sanford (CoRDS) registry has been started to provide a central repository of data for participants suffering... Sample PDF
CoRDS Registry: An HIT Case Study Concerning Setup and Maintenance of a Disease Registry
Chapter 13
Biswadip Ghosh
The use of Information Systems (IS) in healthcare organizations is increasing. A variety of information systems have been implemented to support... Sample PDF
Healthcare Systems using Clinical Data: Addressing Data Interoperability Challenges
Chapter 14
Masoud Mohammadian, Ric Jentzsch
Utilization and application of the latest technologies can save lives and improve patient treatments and well-being. For this it is important to... Sample PDF
User and Data Classification for a Secure and Practical Approach for Patient-Doctor Profiling Using an RFID Framework in Hospital
Chapter 15
Abdullah Wahbeh
Advances in technology have accelerated self-care activities, making them more practical and possible than before using these technologies. The... Sample PDF
Application of Handheld Computing and Mobile Phones in Diabetes Self-Care
Chapter 16
Sandeep Lakkaraju, Santhosh Lakkaraju
Clinical practitioners need to have the right information, at the right time, at the right place, which is possible with mobile healthcare... Sample PDF
Mobile Device Application in Healthcare
Chapter 17
Sarin Shrestha
Millions of people around the world have diabetes. It is the seventh leading cause of death in US. An advancement of technologies may serve as the... Sample PDF
Clinical Decision Support System for Diabetes Prevention: An Illustrative Case
About the Contributors

Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Surendra Sarnikar is an Associate Professor in Information Systems at the College of Business and Information Systems, Dakota State University. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Osmania University, India, and a PhD in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona. He teaches healthcare informatics, design research and knowledge management at the Dakota State University and has published several conference and journal publications in the area of knowledge management systems, information retrieval and healthcare information systems.
Dorine Bennett: received EdD in 2010 in Educational Administration from University of South Dakota; holds MBA in Management of Information Systems since 1995; program director of Health Information Management and associate prof. at Dakota State University since 1998; several publications.

Dr. Mark Gaynor holds a PhD in Computer Science from Harvard University and is an Associate Professor of Health Management and Policy at Saint Louis University. His research interests include sensor/RFid networks and applications, architecture promoting innovation, applying emerging technology to medical applications, IT for medical applications, standardization in the IT area, designing network based-services, and wireless Internet services.

He is Co-PI and PI on several NSF grant studying virtual markets on a wireless grid and wireless sensor networks. He is a CTO, member of the board of directors, technical director and network architect at 10Blade. His first book, Network Services Investment Guide: Maximizing ROI in Uncertain Markets, was published by Wiley.