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MMHA 6265 Health Informatics and Technology: 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.

MMHA 6265 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. New England Journal of Medicine, 1477–1479.

Brown, B. (2010). 25 steps to meaningful use. Journal of Health Care Compliance, 12(3), 33–69.

Catalino, J. (2010). Software solutions can trim rising costs. Health Management Technology, 31(3), 10-11.

Charge capture upgrade improves cash flow: While the Kentucky Medical Services Foundation was successful in converting users to the new platform, there were surprises along the way. (2009). Health Management Technology, 30(9), 30–31.

Conn, J. (2010). Making it work. Modern Healthcare, 40(9), 26–30.

DerGurahian, J. (2009). Focus on self-improvement: Technology-enabled collaborations helping hospitals improve infection control. Modern Healthcare, 39(6), 32.

DeVore, S. D. & Figioli, K. (2010). Lessons premier hospitals learned about implementing electronic health records. Health Affairs, 29(4), 664-667.

Eslami, S., de Keizer, N. F., & Abu-Hanna, A. (2007). The impact of computerized physician medication order entry in hospitalized patients—A systematic review. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 77(6), 365–376.

Fell, D. (2009). The new era of connected care: Marketing and IT find common ground at last. Marketing Health Services, 29(4), 17–19. Fortin, J., & Zywiak, W. (2010). Beyond meaningful use: Getting meaningful value from IT. Healthcare Financial Management, 64(2), 54–59.

Hammond, W. E. (2004). The role of standards in electronic prescribing. Health Affairs, 23, 325–327.

Landon, B. E., & Normand, S. T. (2008). Performance measurement in the small office practice: Challenges and potential solutions. Annals of Internal Medicine, 148(5), 353–357.

Lawrence, D. M. (2010). How to forge a high-tech marriage between primary care and population health. Health Affairs, 29(5), 1004-1009.

Medical center meets performance objectives: At Mount Sinai Medical Center, delivering critical cost metrics to doctors and administrators was the missing piece of the puzzle. (2009). Health Management Technology, 30(11),18–19.

McKinney, M. (2009). HIPAA and HITECH: Tighter control of patient data. Hospitals & Health Networks, 83(6), 50–52.

Page, D. (2010). Data mining is vital as meaningful use looms. H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks, 84(2), 10.

Payne, T. H. (2000). Computer decision support systems. Chest, 118(2), 47S–52S.

Pike, G. H. (2009). HIPAA gets new privacy rules. Information Today, 26(4), 13–15

Rogoski, R. R. (2006). Counting on efficiency: Healthcare organizations in growth mode need financial information systems that can accommodate expansion. Health Management Technology, 27(3), 10–14.

Sage software healthcare. (2008). Health Management Technology, 29(10), 42.

"Snapshot" patient data.(2009). Health Management Technology, 30(1), 26.

Tan, L. L. (2008). Surgery with robots. Innovation, 8(1), 65–67.

Thomas, R. L. (2006). Learning the alphabet of healthcare IT. Healthcare Financial Management, 60(3), 100–102.

Weinstock, M. (2010). A snapshot: Defining meaningful use. Trustee, 63(4), 26–27.

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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