Browse the Latest Health IT Books at the HIMSS13 Bookstore
HIMSS will release several new books to coincide with the 2013 Annual HIMSS Conference & Exhibition in New Orleans. Whether you are looking to improve your organization’s privacy and security practices, find new strategies for engaging patients in their own healthcare, or seeking the latest analytics in the health IT marketplace—the HIMSS catalog features new publications on these hot topics, all written and edited by the industry’s leading experts. Each of the HIMSS books are available in softcover and as eBooks. Books distributed by HIMSS are sold by HIMSS only in a print edition. If you purchase during HIMSS13, you can save up to 10 percent on all HIMSS publication and distributed books. Please click here for HIMSS13 bookstore hours and locations.
New titles include:
2013 Annual Report of the U.S. Hospital IT Market. Get valuable new insights into the world of healthcare IT and the latest analysis on the penetration of IT applications in various sectors. This edition evaluates the financial and clinical application environments in U.S. hospitals, and provides real-world examples of the benefits and the value propositions of EMRs. Newly included in the report is a status of key laboratory applications, including anatomical pathology and microbiology.
Developing a Data Warehouse for the Healthcare Environment: Lessons from the Trenches, 2nd Ed. This second edition to the award-winning book is a straightforward view of a clinical data warehouse development project, from inception through implementation and follow-up. Special features of the book include a sample RFP, data warehouse project plan, and information analysis template. A helpful glossary and acronyms list are also included.
Information Privacy in the Evolving Healthcare Environment. The book explores the meaning of privacy; the relationship between privacy and medical ethics; the synergy that exists between information privacy and security; and the complex legal landscape governing health information privacy. Featuring contributions from leading health privacy experts, this book is written in a style that is easy to grasp for professionals across the healthcare spectrum, including physicians, health IT professionals, administrators, and policymakers.
Implementing Information Security in Healthcare: Building a Security Program. Featuring perspectives from more than two dozen security experts, this bookexplores the tools and policies healthcare organizations need to build an effective and compliant security program. Topics include information security frameworks, risk analysis, senior management oversight and involvement, regulations, security policy development, access control, network security, encryption, mobile device management, disaster recovery, and more.
Developing a Poly-Chronic Care Network: An Engineered, Community-Wide Approach to Disease Management. The Poly-Chronic Care Network© (PCCN), a specific iteration of the Care Circle Network© (CCN) concept, is the author’s solution for dealing with what he sees as constraints in clinical care resources, capacity and costs—especially in the high-risk care of the chronically ill. The book describes how PCCNs could enhance other new business models, such as ACOs and PCMHs, and which technologies can improve implementation, including home/virtual monitoring, social networking, and dynamic simulation. (Productivity Press, distributed by HIMSS)
Hospital & Health Care Organizations: Management Strategies, Operational Techniques, Tools, Templates, and Case Studies. Divided into three sections—Managerial Fundamentals, Policy and Procedures, and Strategies and Execution—this engaging book is filled with authoritative guidance, practical healthcare-centered discussions, templates, checklists, and examples from a variety of experts. (CRC Press, distributed by HIMSS)
Healthcare Delivery in the U.S.A.: An Introduction, 2nd Ed. With the same clarity and simplicity that made the previous edition a bestseller, this update describes the impact of recent health care reform, revises case studies, and explains new organizational structures that are being driven by current market conditions, including the quality of care movement, recent finance reform, and the increase in merger and acquisition activity. (CRC Press, distributed by HIMSS)
Accountable Care: Bridging the Health Information Technology Divide. A first edition anthology that focuses on the development of clinically integrated ACOs while it surveys the impact information technologies have had on healthcare overall in the past 50 years. First in a series that will focus on aspects of health IT that are part of the future of ACOs and similar organizations—from data analytics and business intelligence to HIE and interoperability to revenue cycle management. (Convurgent Publishing, distributed by HIMSS)
Preparing for Success in Healthcare Information and Management Systems: The CPHIMS Review Course, 2nd Ed. Whether you’re taking the CPHIMS exam, or simply want the most current and comprehensive overview in healthcare information and management systems today—this updated publication has it all. But for those preparing for the CPHIMS exam, this text book is an ideal study partner. Candidates can challenge themselves with the sample multiple choice questions at the end of the book.
Engage! Transforming Healthcare Through Digital Patient Engagement. This book explores the benefits of digital patient engagement, from the perspectives of physicians, providers, and others in the healthcare system, and discusses what is working well in this new, digitally empowered collaborative environment. It also explores social media and mobile as tools, presents guidance on privacy and security challenges, and provides helpful advice on how providers can get started.