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HINF 6145 Nature, Structure, and Representation of Health Information: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

HINF 6145 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Blumenthal, D. (2009). Stimulating the adoption of health information technology. The New England Journal of Medicine, 360(15), 1477–1479.

Bowman, S. (2008). Why ICD-10 is worth the trouble. Journal of AHIMA, 79(3), 25–29.

Gardner, M. (2003). Why clinical information standards matter. British Medical Journal, 326(7399), 1101–1102.

Giannangelo, K., & Fenton, S. (2008). SNOMED CT survey: An assessment of implementation in EMR/EHR applications. Perspectives in Health Information Management, 5(7), 1–13.

Halamka, J. (2009). My hopes and expectations for the next year. Health Management Technology, 30(4), 10–11.

Halamka, J., Overhage, J., Ricciardi, L., Rishel, W., Shirky, C., & Diamond, C. (2005). Exchanging health information: Local distribution, national coordination. Health Affairs, 24(5), 1170–1179.

Hammond, W. E., Jaffe, C., & Kush, R. D. (2009). Healthcare standards development: The value of nurturing collaboration. Journal of AHIMA, 80(7), 44–50.

Indrajit, I., & Verma, B. (2007). DICOM, HL7 and IHE: A basic primer on healthcare standards for radiologists. Indian Journal of Radiology & Imaging, 17(2), 66–68.

Kabachinski, J. (2006). What is Health Level 7? Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology, 40(5), 375–379.

Kush, R., Helton, E., Rockhold, F., & Hardison, C. (2008). Electronic health records, medical research, and the tower of Babel. The New England Journal of Medicine, 358(16), 1738–1740.

Lunney, M., Delaney, C., Duffy, M., Moorhead, S., & Welton, J. (2005). Advocating for standardized nursing languages in electronic health records. The Journal of Nursing Administration, 35(1), 1–3.

Niess, D. (2006). Creating the Continuity of Care Record (CCR)—The time is right! Leading Edge, 3(2), 1.

Ryan, A., & Eklund, P. (2008). A framework for semantic interoperability in healthcare: A service oriented architecture based on health informatics standards. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 136, 759–764.

Sheng, G., Mioc, D., Xiaolun, Y., Anton, F., Oldfield, E., & Coleman, D. (2009). Towards web-based representation and processing of health information. International Journal of Health Geographics, 8, 1–14.

Simpson, R. (2000). XML: Health care’s killer application? Nursing Management, 31(8), 10–12.

Wei, C., Sung, S., Doong, S., & Ng, P. (2006). Integration of structured and unstructured text data in a clinical information system. Journal of Integrated Design & Process Science, 10(3), 61–77.

Wright, M., Ballance, D., Robertson, I., & Poteet, B. (2008). Introduction to DICOM for the practicing veterinarian. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound: The Official Journal of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the International Veterinary Radiology Association, 49(1), S14–S18.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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