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Biomedical informatics : computer applications in health care and biomedicine

Author: Edward Hance Shortliffe; James J Cimino
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, ©2006.
Series: Health informatics.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Provides both a conceptual framework and a practical approach for the implementation and management of IT used to improve the delivery of health care. Designed for use by professors and students of medical informatics and for practicing professionals, this book focuses on the role of computers in the provision of medical services. It provides the conceptual base needed to comprehend and utilize medical informatics  Read more...
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Biomedical informatics.
New York, NY : Springer, c2006
(OCoLC)607667934
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Hance Shortliffe; James J Cimino
ISBN: 9780387289861 0387289860 0387217215 9780387217215
OCLC Number: 70204906
Notes: Rev. ed. of: Medical informatics. c2001.
Description: xxvi, 1037 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
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.
Series Title: Health informatics.
Other Titles: Medical informatics.
Responsibility: Edward H. Shortliffe, editor ; James J. Cimino, associate editor.
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This book focuses on the role of computers in the provision of medical services. It fills the need for a high quality text in computers and medicine, and meets the demand by practitioners,  Read more...

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From the reviews of the third edition: "The third edition, renamed Biomedical Informatics in recognition of the converging course of clinical systems with systems that support molecular biology and Read more...

 
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