Usher Institute

"Key Advances in Clinical Informatics" recently published

The new book, on the topic of transforming health care through Health Information Technology, has been recently published by colleagues in the Usher Institute and Harvard Medical School.

Key Advances in Clinical Informatics: Transforming Health Care through Health Information Technology is edited by Professor Aziz Sheikh and Dr Kathrin Cresswell from the Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, alongside colleagues Dr David W Bates and Adam Wright from Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA. Content contributions have also been made by a number of international experts in the field.

The book encompasses topics such as inpatient and outpatient clinical information systems, clinical decision support systems, health information technology, genomics, mobile health, telehealth and cloud-based computing. Additionally, it discusses privacy, confidentiality and security required for health data.

Short, accessible, well-reference chapters inform readers of key developments and likely future advances, with explanations and illustrations through international case studies showing applications in real world settings.

"Key Advances in Clinical Informatics" (ISBN-10: 0128095237; ISBN-13: 978-0128095232) is available through all good booksellers.

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