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Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- RC78.7.D35 2014
Clinical Decision Support, 2nd Edition explores the technology, sources of knowledge, evolution of successful forms of CDS, and organizational and policy perspectives surrounding CDS. Exploring a roadmap for CDS, with all its efficacy benefits including reduced errors, improved quality, and cost savings, as well as the still substantial roadblocks needed to be overcome by policy-makers, clinicians, and clinical informatics experts, the field is poised anew on the brink of broad adoption. Clinical Decision Support, 2nd Edition provides an updated and pragmatic view of the methodological processes and implementation considerations. This book also considers advanced technologies and architectures, standards, and cooperative activities needed on a societal basis for truly large-scale adoption.
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- RA997 .D56 2016
This introductory book examines the various dimensions of long-term care and explores the facets of management essential to success in this rapidly changing environment. The first part of the book provides an overview of key definitions, settings, policy issues, and trends in the delivery of long-term services and supports. The second part relates aspects of management--including leadership, human resources, marketing, facility management, regulatory and legal issues, and financing--to long-term care. Significantly revised and updated, this edition includes four new chapters, addressing the following topics: Delivery of long-term services and supports under the ACA Transitions between acute care, residential long-term care, and home and community-based care settings The implications of global trends in long-term care policies and services Quality improvement tools and reform-driven requirements for safety and transparency Additional updates for this edition focus on specialized care for individuals with chronic and disabling conditions, new technologies that maintain patients' health information and enhance communication, and the challenges in assembling and retaining an effective direct care workforce.
Call Number: UCF Main Library Reference -- RA971 .E52 2004
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Health care is one of today's most discussed and debated topics. From issues such as accessibility to costs to quality, the debates range widely among doctors, patients, employers, and insurers. A popular topic in political campaigns and the media, health care and health care management is also a quiet and unremitting concern in the private and personal lives of individuals who worry about someday having to choose between food and prescription drugs.
Call Number: UCF Main Library Reference -- RA440.85 .E63 2009
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Health services research is a highly multidisciplinary field, including such areas as health administration, health economics, medical sociology, medicine, , political science, public health, and public policy. The Encyclopedia of Health Services Research is the first single reference source to capture the diversity and complexity of the field. With more than 400 entries, these two volumes investigate the relationship between the factors of cost, quality, and access to healthcare and their impact upon medical outcomes such as death, disability, disease, discomfort, and dissatisfaction with care. The Encyclopedia is designed to be an introduction to the various topics of health services research for an audience including undergraduate students, graduate students, and general readers seeking non-technical descriptions of the field and its practices.
Call Number: UCF Online General Collection -- R853.D37 H36 2006
The Handbook of Research on Informatics in Healthcare and Biomedicine is the single authoritative reference source for information on the newest trends and breakthroughs in computer applications applied to healthcare and biomedicine. Innovative technologies in health information systems, medicine, health services, and other areas in biomedicine are explored. The comprehensive chapters contained in this handbook of research have been written by 99 international experts from the field of healthcare and IT. More than 900 references to existing publications and a wide-ranging compendium of over 450 key terms and definitions have been included to provide readers with the ultimate research tool.
Call Number: UCF Online General Collection -- RA399.A3 H433 2019
The Healthcare Quality Book: Vision, Strategy, and Tools provides the framework, strategies, and practical tactics that all healthcare leaders need as they learn, implement, and manage quality improvement efforts. With chapters by a group of leading contributors with significant expertise and breadth of experience, the book offers a detailed exploration of the components of quality, while incorporating techniques to continuously improve and transform healthcare organizations. The book is organized into four parts. Part I establishes the foundation for healthcare quality and examines the history of the quality movement. Part II speaks in depth about tools, measures, and their applications in the pursuit of quality. Part III focuses on the intersection of leadership and culture--which is central to the pursuit of quality and safety. Part IV concludes the book with a series of chapters that discuss many of the emerging trends that are shaping the contemporary quality landscape.
Call Number: UCF Online General Collection -- R858 .H3478 2019
Health Informatics: A Systems Perspective takes a systems approach to leveraging information in healthcare and enhancing providers' capabilities through the use of technology and knowledge transfer. The book offers a conceptual framework for aligning clinical decision processes with system infrastructures, including information technology, organizational design, financing, and evaluation. The book's contributors--all leading academics and healthcare practitioners--balance theoretical viewpoints with practical considerations. Case studies and informative sidebars support theory with real-world applications, while learning objectives, key concepts, and discussion questions facilitate learning and reinforce content. A glossary, which defines the main concepts and key terminologies presented in the text, provides a useful overview of the material. Thoroughly updated and revised, the second edition includes three new chapters on information systems in relation to population health, global health systems, and alternative financial mechanisms and their compatibility with innovative delivery models. Additional topics include: The role of human resources and information technology in healthcare -- Knowledge-based decision-making -- Transforming clinical work processes -- Nursing informatics -- Precision medicine -- Data and information security
Call Number: UCF Online General Collection -- HF5686.H7 B47 2006
HFMA's Introduction to Hospital Accounting, Fifth Edition introduces the accounting and financial reporting issues of hospitals and other healthcare entities. It explains the basic accounting concepts and discusses how to develop internal financial reports. It also includes information on analyzing and interpreting financial statements. This book is written in a straightforward style that is ideal for students or professionals with no previous accounting experience. This new edition has been streamlined to provide a more practical and focused discussion of healthcare accounting. It also includes a new chart of accounts, a glossary of accounting terms, and new material on the balance sheet and statement of operations.
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- RA971.23 .A976 2014
This book covers the knowledge necessary to understand healthcare information technology (HIT) and HIT management. It explores areas for basic awareness or competency, including hardware, software, and communication systems; operational, management, and clinical applications; and selection, implementation, and valuation.
Call Number: UCF Online General Collection -- RA399.A1 2018
Introduction to Healthcare Quality Management explains the basic principles & techniques of quality management in healthcare. Written for students and professionals with little or no clinical experience, the book focuses primarily on measuring & improving the operational & patient service aspects of healthcare delivery. Real-world case studies & examples provide an applied learning approach that helps readers understand how to measure, assess, & improve an organization's performance & ensure the delivery of reliable, high-quality care. This edition includes new content on: Strategies for managing quality in population health care -- Use of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's Triple Aim framework -- Value-based reimbursement models -- Patient-centered discharge planning & case management -- Improving initiatives aimed at bettering patient health -- External regulations & accreditation standards -- Lean & Six Sigma improvement tools & techniques -- Healthcare application of improvement models from other industries
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- R123.G959 2017
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An innovative word-building approach covers each word one by one, introducing the word elements first roots, combining forms, suffixes, and prefixes to help you easily decipher medical terminology. Full-color illustrations and a streamlined layout helps you progress through the text step by step. A reading level appropriate for all learners makes concepts crystal clear. Body Systems Connections tables identify interrelationships of each body system to give you a thorough understanding of each system. Coverage features all aspects of healthcare, including diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and a strong focus on A&P and pathology. Every body systems chapter includes complete medical records, word-building activities, and key terms. Coverage of commonly used psychiatric terms and drugs.
Call Number: UCF Main Library Reference -- R858 .M3972 2009
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Medical Informatics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications holds the most complete collection of cutting-edge medical IT research available in topics such as clinical knowledge management, medical informatics, mobile health and service delivery, and gene expression. This four-volume compilation provides researchers, academicians, and scholars in the field of medical information technology with more than 200 chapters by over 250 international experts in medical informatics.
Call Number: UCF Online General Collection -- RA971.6 .R47 2014
Research Perspectives on the Role of Informatics in Health Policy and Management focuses on the advancements of Health Information Science in order to solve current and forthcoming problems in the health sector. Managers, policy makers, researchers, and Masters and PhD students in healthcare related fields will use this book to provide necessary insight on healthcare delivery and also to inspire new ideas and practices to effectively provide patients with the greatest quality care.
California Newsreel, 2009, 82 minutes
"Money-Driven Medicine provides the essential introduction Americans need if they are to better understand and address the unmet challenges of healthcare reform during the coming decade. The film goes beyond health insurance to offer a behind-the-scenes look at the $2.6 trillion U.S. healthcare system, how it went so terribly wrong and what it will further take to fix it."