Austin and Boxerman's Information Systems for Healthcare Management, Seventh Edition

Gerald L. Glandon, PhD Detlev H. Smaltz, PhD, LFACHE Donna Slovensky, PhD

ISBN: 9781567932973
Hardbound, 2008
Order Code: 2107
  • Non Member Price: $405.00

Book Description

This bestselling text provides managers with the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to effectively manage healthcare information systems.

Key Features:

  • New and revised material includes:
    • Expanded discussion of strategic planning, including the importance of system integration and IM/IT governance
    • Extensive updates to the project management chapter, including information on establishing a centralized IM/IT portfolio management office (PMO) to improve project success rates
    • A new chapter on the government’s role in IM/IT, including the impact of HIPAA and other legislation
    • A new chapter that explains how IM/IT investments are evaluated and provides a framework for conducting these analyses
    • Updated information on the electronic health record and other clinical and administrative applications used in healthcare enterprises
    • A comprehensive profile of hospital IM/IT leadership, including the role of the Chief Information Officer (CIO)
  • Each chapter features learning objectives, web resources, and discussion questions
  • Includes a case that illustrates the design of an EMR in a multi-specialty group practice
  • Includes a glossary that clarifies technical terms

Instructor Resources: Answers or discussion points for end-of-chapter questions, case studies, PowerPoint slides, and a test bank. To see a sample, click on the Instructor Resource sample tab above.