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NURS 8210 Transforming Nursing & Healthcare Through Technology: Welcome & Course Readings

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NURS 8210 Required Course Readings


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Adams, S. A. (2010). Blog-based applications and health information: Two case studies that illustrate important questions for consumer health informatics (CHI) research. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 79(6), e89-e96.

Alexander, Gregory L,PhD., R.N. (2008). A descriptive analysis of a nursing home clinical information system with decision support. Perspectives in Health Information Management, 5(12), 1-22.

Caballero, M., & Hullin Lucay Cossio, C. (2010). Engaging clinicians in health informatics projects. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics, 151, 195-206.

CesnikCesnik, B. & Kidd, M. R. (e.d.). (2010). History of health informatics: A global perspective. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics, 151, 3-8.

Chaudhry, R., Tulledge-Scheitel, S. M., Thomas, M. R., Hunt, V. L., Liesinger, J. T., Rahman, A. S., & et. al. (2009). Clinical informatics to improve quality of care: A population-based system for patients with diabetes mellitus. Informatics in Primary Care, 17(2), 95-102.

Croll, P. (2010). Privacy, security, and access with sensitive health information. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics, 151, 167-75.

Demiris, G., Washington, K., Oliver, D., & Wittenberg-Lyles, E. (2008). A study of information flow in hospice interdisciplinary team meetings. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 22(6), 621-629.

Grain, H. (2010). Clinical terminology. Studies In Health Technology & Informatics, 151, 70-83.

Gruber, D., Cummings, C. G., LeBlanc, L., & Smith, D. L. (2009). Factors influencing outcomes of clinical information systems implementation: A systematic review. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 27(3),151-65.

Halley, E.C., Sensmeier, J., & Brokel, J. M. (2009). Nurses exchanging information: Understanding electronic health record standards and interoperability. Urologic Nursing, 29(5), 305-14.

Harrington, L., Kennerly, D., & Johnson, C. (2011). Safety issues related to the electronic medical record (EMR): Synthesis of the literature from the last decade, 2000-2009. Journal of Healthcare Management, 56(1), 31-43.

Hjort, B. (2007). AHIMA report addresses evolving role of health care privacy and security officers. Journal of Health Care Compliance, 9(3), 47–68.

Hovenga, E. J. S. (2010). National standards in health informatics. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics, 151, 133-55.

Hovenga, E., Kidd, M, Garde, S., & Hullin Lucay Cossio, C. (2010). Health informatics: An introduction. Studies In Health Technology and Informatics, 151, 9-15.

Hyppönen H., Doupi P., Hämäläinen P., Komulainen J., Nykänen P., & Suomi R. (2010). Towards a national health information system evaluation. Studies in Health Technology And Informatics, 160(Pt 2), 1216-20. 

Hyun, S., Gakken, S., Douglas, K., & Stone, P. W. (2008). Evidence-based staffing: Potential roles for informatics. Nursing Economic$, 26(3), 151-8.

Kaufman, D., Roberts, W. D., Merrill, J., Lai, T., & Bakken, S. (2006). Applying an evaluation framework for health information system design, development, and implementation. Nursing Research, 55(2, Suppl. 1), S37-S42.

Keselman, A., Logan, R., Smith, C. A., Leroy, G., & Zeng-Treitler, Q. (2008). Developing informatics tools and strategies for consumer-centered health communication. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association: JAMIA, 15(4), 473-483.

Kuperman, G. J., Blair, J. S., Franck, R. A., Devaraj, S., & Low, A. F. (2010). Developing data content specifications for the nationwide health information network trail implementations. NHIN Trial Implementations Core Services Content Working Group, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association: JAMIA, 17(1), 6-12

Layman, E. J. (2008). Ethical issues and the electronic health record. Health Care Management, 27(2), 165-76.

Lewis, D. (2007). Evolution of consumer health informatics. Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 25(6), 316-316.

Liaw, S. & Gray, K. (2010). Clinical health informatics education for a 21st century world. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics, 151, 479-91.

Mackenzie, G., & Carter, H. (2010). Medico legal issues. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics, 151, 176-82.

Madsen, M. (2010). Knowledge and information modeling. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics, 151, 84-103.

Misra, R., Mark, J. H., Khan, S., & Kukafka, R. (2010). Using design principles to foster understanding of complex health concepts in consumer informatics tools. AMIA ...Annual Symposium Proceedings / AMIA Symposium.AMIA Symposium, 492-496.

Munih, M., & Bajd, T. (2010). VI.3. rehabilitation robotics. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, 152, 353-366.

Nahm, E., Vaydia, V., Ho, D., Scharf, B., & Seagull, J. (2007). Outcomes assessment of clinical information system implementation: A practical guide. Nursing Outlook, 55(6), 282-288.e2. doi:DOI: 10.1016/j.outlook.2007.09.003

Nolan, R. P., Upshur, R. E. G., Lynn, H., Crichton, T., Rukholm, E., Stewart, D. E., . . . & Chen, M. H. (2011). Therapeutic benefit of preventive telehealth counseling in the community outreach heart health and risk reduction trial. The American Journal of Cardiology, 107(5), 690-696.

O’Keefe-McCarthy, S. (2009). Technologically-mediated nursing care: The impact on moral agency. Nursing Ethics, 16(6), 786-96.

Ozbolt, J. G. & Saba, V. K. (2010). A brief history of nursing informatics in the United States of America. Nursing Outlook, 56(5), 199-205.

Pak, R., Price, M. M., & Thatcher, J. (2009). Age-sensitive design of online health information: Comparative usability study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 11(4), e45-e45.

Philip, A., Afolabi, B., Adeniran, O., Oluwatolani, O., & Ishaya, G. (2010). Towards an efficient information systems development process and management: A review of challenges and proposed strategies. Journal of Software Engineering & Applications, 3, 983-989.

Powell, J., Inglis, N., Ronnie, J., & Large, S. (2011). The characteristics and motivations of online health information seekers: Cross-sectional survey and qualitative interview study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 13(1), e20-e20.

Rahimi, B., & Vimarlund, V. (2007). Methods to evaluate health information systems in healthcare settings: A literature review. Journal of Medical Systems, 31(5), 397.

Reti, S. R., Feldman, H. J., Ross, S. E., & Safran, C. (2010). Improving personal health records for patient-centered care. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 17(2), 192-195.

Savel, T., Hall, K., Lee, B., McMullin, V., Miles, M., & Stinn, J. (2010). A public health grid (PHGrid): Architecture and value proposition for 21st century public health. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 79(7), 523-529.

Schlotzer, A., & Madsen, M. (2010). Health information systems: requirements and characteristics. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics, 151, 156-66.

Schneider, J. M. (2010). Electronic and personal health records: VA’s key to patient safety. Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet, 14(1), 12-22.

Simpson, R. L. (2010). Engaged nurses lead way to improved outcomes via technology. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 34(3), 268-73.

Singh, R., Mathiassen, L., Stachura, M. E., & Astapova, E. V. (2010). Sustainable rural telehealth innovation: A public health case study. Health Services Research, 45(4), 985-1004.

Stewart, S., Hansen, T. S., & Carey, T. A. (2010). Opportunities for people with disabilities in the virtual world of second life. Rehabilitation Nursing: The Official Journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses, 35(6), 254-259.

Szydlowski, S., & Smith, C. (2009). Perspectives from nurse leaders and chief information officers on health information technology implementation. Hospital Topics, 87(1), 3-9.

Truran, D., Saad, P., Zhang, M., & Innes, K. (2010). SNOMED CT and its place in health information management practice. Health Information Management Journal 39(2), 37-9.

Wagner, P. J., Howard, S. M., Bentley, D. R., Seol, Y., & Sodomka, P. (2010). Incorporating patient perspectives into the personal health record: Implications for care and caring. Perspectives in Health Information Management, 7, 1-15.

Withrow, S. C. (2010). How to avoid a HIPAA horror story. Journal of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, 64(8), 82-88.

Wyatt, J. (2010). Assessing and improving evidence based health informatics research. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics, 151, 435-45.

Other Readings

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