Table of contents for Information technology for the health professions / Lillian Burke, Barbara Weill.

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Contents	xxx
Preface to the Third Edition	xxx
Reviewers	xxx
Chapter 1	xxx
Introduction to Information Technology-Hardware, Software, and 
Telecommunications	xxx
Chapter Outline	xxx
Learning Objectives	xxx
Information Technology and Computer Literacy	xxx
Hardware and Software	xxx
Hardware	xxx
Software	xxx
An Overview of Networking, Connectivity, and Telecommunications	xxx
Uses of Telecommunications and Networking	xxx
The Expansion of Wireless Technology: Cell Phones, Global Positioning System, Wi-
Fi, and PDAs	xxx
The Internet and the World Wide Web	xxx
Intranets/Extranets	xxx
Internet Services	xxx
Selected Reading: David Pogue	xxx
Like Having a Secretary in Your PC	xxx
Chapter Summary	xxx
Key Terms	xxx
Review Exercises	xxx
Notes	xxx
Additional Resources	xxx
Related Web Sites	xxx
Chapter 2	xxx
Medical Informatics: The Health Information Technology Decade	xxx
Chapter Outline	xxx
Learning Objectives	xxx
Introduction	xxx
Medical Informatics	xxx
The Health Information Technology Decade	xxx
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996: A Brief Introduction	xxx
The Patient Information Form	xxx
The Paper Medical Record	xxx
The Electronic Medical Record	xxx
The Electronic Health Record	xxx
Regional Health Information Organizations	xxx
The Indian Health Service Electronic Health Record	xxx
Computer Information Systems in Health Care	xxx
Does Computerization Improve Patient Outcomes?	xxx
The Introduction of Computer Systems	xxx
Selected Reading: Milt Freudenheim	xxx
Doctors Join to Promote Electronic Record Keeping	xxx
Chapter Summary	xxx
Key terms	xxx
Review Exercises	xxx
Notes	xxx
Additional Resources	xxx
Chapter 3	xxx
An Introduction the Administrative Applications of Computers: Accounting	xxx
Chapter Outline	xxx
Learning Objectives	xxx
Introduction	xxx
Administrative Applications of Computer Technology in the Medical Office	xxx
Medical Office Administrative Software-An Overview	xxx
Coding and Grouping Systems	xxx
Accounting	xxx
Insurance	xxx
Claims	xxx
Accounting Reports	xxx
Selected Reading: Steve Lohr	xxx
Google and Microsoft Look to Change Health Care	xxx
Chapter Summary	xxx
Key Terms	xxx
Review Exercises	xxx
Notes	xxx
Additional Resources	xxx
Chapter 4	xxx
Telemedicine	xxx
Chapter Outline	xxx
Learning Objectives	xxx
Overview	xxx
Store-and-Forward Technology and Interactive Videoconferencing	xxx
Teleradiology	xxx
Telepathology	xxx
Teledermatology	xxx
Telecardiology	xxx
Teleneurology	xxx
Telestroke	xxx
Epilepsy	xxx
E-mail And Digital Cameras In Teleneurology	xxx
Telepsychiatry	xxx
Remote Monitoring Devices	xxx
Telehome care	xxx
Telemedicine in Prison	xxx
Other telemedicine applications	xxx
The Telenurse	xxx
Issues in Telemedicine	xxx
Selected Reading: Kirk Johnson	xxx
TV Screen, Not Couch, Is Required for This Session	xxx
Chapter Summary	xxx
Key Terms	xxx
Review Exercises	xxx
Notes	xxx
Sources	xxx
Related Web Sites	xxx
Chapter 5	xxx
Information Technology in Public Health	xxx
Chapter Outline	xxx
Learning Objectives	xxx
Introduction	xxx
Definition	xxx
Social Inequality, Poverty, and Health	xxx
Using Computers to Study Disease	xxx
Statistics and Epidemics: A Historical Overview	xxx
The Emergence of New Infectious Diseases: AIDS, SARS, Bird Flu, West Nile Virus, 
and Mad Cow	xxx
AIDS	xxx
SARS	xxx
Bird Flu	xxx
West Nile Virus	xxx
Mad Cow Disease	xxx
Computer Modeling of Disease: Health Statistics and Infectious Disease	xxx
Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study	xxx
Climate Change: Global Warming	xxx
The Public Health Response to Hurricane Katrina	xxx
Discussion	xxx
Selected Reading: Thomas Goetz	xxx
Physician, Upgrade Thyself	xxx
Chapter Summary	xxx
Key Terms	xxx
Review Exercises	xxx
Notes	xxx
Additional Resources	xxx
Related Web Sites	xxx
Chapter 6	xxx
Information Technology in Radiology	xxx
Chapter Outline	xxx
Learning Objectives	xxx
Introduction	xxx
X-rays	xxx
Ultrasound	xxx
Digital Imaging Techniques	xxx
Computerized Tomography	xxx
Magnetic Resonance Imaging	xxx
Positron Emission Tomography	xxx
SPECT Scans	xxx
Bone Density Tests	xxx
Other Imaging Technology	xxx
PACS	xxx
Interventional Radiology: Bloodless Surgery	xxx
Selected Reading: Lawrence K. Altman	xxx
Treating Troubling Fibroids Without Surgery	xxx
Chapter Summary	xxx
Key Terms	xxx
Review Exercises	xxx
Notes	xxx
Additional Resources	xxx
Chapter 7	xxx
Information Technology in Surgery-The Cutting Edge	xxx
Chapter Outline	xxx
Learning Objectives	xxx
Overview	xxx
Computer-Assisted Surgery	xxx
Computer-Assisted Surgical Planning	xxx
Minimally Invasive Surgery	xxx
Computer-Assisted Surgery and Robotics	xxx
ROBODOC, AESOP, ZEUS, da Vinci, MINERVA, and Other Robotic Devices	xxx
Augmented Reality	xxx
Telepresence Surgery	xxx
NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operation	xxx
The Operating Room of the Future	xxx
LASERS in Surgery	xxx
Discussion and Future Directions	xxx
Nanotechnology	xxx
Conclusion	xxx
Selected Reading: Barnaby J. Feder	xxx
Surgical Device Poses a Rare but Serious Peril	xxx
Chapter Summary	xxx
Key terms	xxx
Review Exercises	xxx
Notes	xxx
Additional Resources	xxx
Related Web Sites	xxx
Chapter 8	xxx
Information Technology Pharmacy	xxx
Chapter Outline	xxx
Learning Objectives	xxx
Overview	xxx
The Food and Drug Administration	xxx
Uncertified Medicines	xxx
Biotechnology and the Human Genome Project	xxx
Rational Drug Design	xxx
Bioinformatics	xxx
The Human Genome Project	xxx
Developments in Biotechnology	xxx
Computer-Assisted Drug Trials	xxx
Computer-Assisted Drug Review	xxx
The Computerized Pharmacy	xxx
Computers and Drug Errors	xxx
The Automated Community Pharmacy	xxx
Automating the Hospital Pharmacy	xxx
Telepharmacy	xxx
Drug Delivery on a Chip	xxx
Impact of Information Technology on Pharmacy	xxx
Selected Reading: Nicholas Bakalar	xxx
Prevention: Computer Fails Its Drug Test	xxx
Chapter Summary	xxx
Key Terms	xxx
Review Exercises	xxx
Notes	xxx
Additional Resources	xxx
Chapter 9	xxx
Information Technology in Dentistry	xxx
Chapter Outline	xxx
Learning Objectives	xxx
Overview	xxx
Education	xxx
Administrative Applications	xxx
The Electronic Dental Chart	xxx
Demographics and the Transformation of Dentistry	xxx
Computerized Instruments in Dentistry	xxx
Endodontics	xxx
Periodontics	xxx
Cosmetic Dentistry	xxx
Diagnosis and Expert Systems	xxx
Diagnostic Tools	xxx
X-rays	xxx
Digital Radiography	xxx
Electrical Conductance	xxx
Emerging Methods	xxx
Lasers in Dentistry	xxx
Minimally Invasive Dentistry	xxx
Surgery	xxx
The Growth of Specialization	xxx
Teledentistry	xxx
Selected Reading: Andrew H. Malcolm	xxx
Taking Care; The New-Age Dentistry	xxx
Chapter Summary	xxx
Key Terms	xxx
Review Exercises	xxx
Notes	xxx
Additional Resources	xxx
Chapter 10	xxx
Informational Resources: Computer-Assisted Instruction, Expert Systems, Health 
Information Online	xxx
Chapter Outline	xxx
Learning Objectives	xxx
Overview	xxx
Education	xxx
The Visible Human	xxx
Computer-Assisted Instruction	xxx
Simulation Software	xxx
Virtual Reality Simulations	xxx
Distance Learning	xxx
Decision Support: Expert Systems	xxx
Health Information on the Internet	xxx
Medical Literature Databases	xxx
E-mail	xxx
Self-help on the Web	xxx
Judging the Reliability of Health Information on the Internet	xxx
Support Groups on the Web	xxx
Self-Help Software	xxx
Computers and Psychiatry	xxx
Conclusion	xxx
Selected Reading: Carey Benedict	xxx
Correcting the Errors of Disclosure	xxx
Chapter Summary	xxx
Key Terms	xxx
Review Exercises	xxx
Notes	xxx
Additional Resources	xxx
Related Web Site	xxx
Chapter 11	xxx
Information Technology in Rehabilitative Therapies: Computerized Medical 
Devices, Assistive Technology, and Prosthetic Devices	xxx
Chapter Outline	xxx
Learning Objectives	xxx
Overview	xxx
Computerized Medical Instruments and Devices	xxx
Computerized Devices in Optometry/Ophthalmology	xxx
Assistive Devices	xxx
Augmentative Communications Devices	xxx
Environmental Control Systems	xxx
Prosthetic Devices	xxx
Computerized Functional Electrical Stimulation Technology	xxx
Risks Posed by Implants	xxx
Computers in Rehabilitative Therapies	xxx
Conclusion	xxx
Selected Reading: Andrew Pollack	xxx
Paralyzed Man Uses Thoughts to Move a Cursor	xxx
Chapter Summary	xxx
Key Terms	xxx
Review Exercises	xxx
Notes	xxx
Additional Resources	xxx
Related Web Sites	xxx
Chapter 12	xxx
Security and Privacy in an Electronic Age	xxx
Chapter Outline	xxx
Learning Objectives	xxx
Security and Privacy-An Overview	xxx
Threats to Information Technology	xxx
Computer Technology and Crime	xxx
Security	xxx
Privacy	xxx
Databases	xxx
Privacy, Security, and Health Care	xxx
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996	xxx
Security Breaches	xxx
Selected Reading: Mary Duenwald	xxx
THE CONSUMER; How Patients Can Use the New Access to Their Medical Records
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Chapter Summary	xxx
Key Terms	xxx
Review Exercises	xxx
Notes	xxx
Additional Resources	xxx
Related Web Sites	xxx
Glossary	xxx
Index	xxx

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Medical informatics.
Medical Informatics.
Information Systems.