Handbook of Research on Emerging Perspectives on Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics

Handbook of Research on Emerging Perspectives on Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics

Joseph Tan (McMaster University, Canada)
Release Date: May, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 641|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5460-8
ISBN13: 9781522554608|ISBN10: 1522554602|EISBN13: 9781522554615
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Over the decades, the fields of health information systems and informatics have seen rapid growth. Such integrative efforts within the two disciplines have resulted in emerging innovations within the realm of medicine and healthcare.

The Handbook of Research on Emerging Perspectives on Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics provides emerging research on the innovative practices of information systems and informatic software in providing efficient, safe, and impactful healthcare systems. While highlighting topics such as conceptual modeling, surveillance data, and decision support systems, this handbook explores the applications and advancements in technological adoption and application of information technology in health institutions. This publication is a vital resource for hospital administrators, healthcare professionals, researchers, and practitioners seeking current research on health information systems in the digital era.

Topics Covered

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

  • Access Control Policies
  • Conceptual Modeling
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Gerotechnology
  • Health Infomediary
  • Healthcare Data Breaches
  • Hospital Strategy
  • Medical Tourism
  • Surveillance Data
  • Telemedicine Services

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Joseph Tan (Dip, BA, MS, PhD) holds a professional diploma in civil engineering from Singapore Polytechnic, an undergraduate degree in mathematics and computer science from Wartburg College, a master’s degree in industrial & management engineering from the University of Iowa, and a PhD in management information systems from the University of British Columbia (UBC). He has been a tenured associate professor teaching in the Department of Healthcare & Epidemiology at UBC for many years prior to serving as a professor and Head of Information System and Manufacturing (ISM) Department at the School of Business at Wayne State University.

Joseph has published research in computing, ergonomics, information systems, health informatics, health education, e-health, and e-business journals and has served as guest editor and member of various journal editorial boards. He sits on key organizing committees for local, national, and international meetings and conferences. Professor Tan’s research, which has enjoyed significant support in the last several years from local, national and international funding agencies and other sources, has also been widely cited and applied across a number of major disciplines, including healthcare informatics and clinical decision support, health technology management research, human processing of graphical representations, ergonomics, health administration education, telehealth, mobile health, and e-health promotion programming.