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)
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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

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • 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

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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.