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MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH INFORMATION: FUNCTIONS & APPLICATIONS, 2E explores the integrated management model prevalent in health care settings and prepares students to become effective health information managers. Sharply focused on decision making, team building, and managing new technologies, the text addresses the key principles of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling to meet the information needs of health care facilities. Helpful learning aids include review questions, exercises, and web links, while practical examples help students develop essential skills in data capture, analysis, integration, and information dissemination. Case studies within each chapter push readers a step further, challenging them to apply their knowledge, assess understanding, and develop critical thinking skills. More specific than allied health texts, MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH INFORMATION: FUNCTIONS & APPLICATIONS, 2E delivers specialized course content for future HIM professionals.
- Applied Knowledge: New “Application of Theory” exercises allow students to identify approaches, synthesize information, and develop critical thinking skills—bridging the educational gap between theory and practice.
- Hands-on Activities: New online activities encourage students to leverage the power of the internet for additional research, educational and professional organizations, issues and trends in HIM, career management, and more.
- Realistic Cases: All-new case studies put students in the manager’s shoes, requiring them to work with colleagues and resources to manage a problem, patient, or situation they’re likely to see on the job.
- Engaged Learning: New MindTap® is the fully online, interactive platform that takes learning to new levels by combining readings, multimedia, activities, and assessments in one place. Captivate students with an interactive eBook, stimulating self-quizzes, and a variety of self-study experiences such as matching activities, multiple choice questions, flash cards, and more.
- Updated Content: Revised and updated throughout, the text gives students an accurate picture of HIM careers today, including the general health care landscape, the latest technologies and information systems in use, and modern management processes.
- Stimulating Visuals: New for this edition, even more full-color illustrations capture student interest, add context to concepts, and help meet the needs of diverse learning styles.
- Career Guidance: Readings offer helpful career guidance to give students direction as they transition from students to health information management professionals.
- HIM Focus: Tailored specifically for concentrated course study in Health Information Management, the text delves into the specialized processes of planning, organizing, leading, and controlling to meet the information needs of hospitals, clinics, medical offices, and other health care organizations.
- Enhanced Learning: Assign homework and projects from the review questions and suggested readings provided in each chapter to enrich learning experiences and make course planning easier.
- Clear Goals: Chapters include key objectives, key terms, review questions, web links, and case studies to help you create clear course outlines and keep students on track.
1. Introduction to the Health Information Management Profession and the Health Care Environment.
2. Management Theories for an Integrated Management Model.
3. The Art of Decision Making and Problem Solving.
Section II: PLANNING TO MEET THE INFORMATION NEEDS OF HEALTH CARE FACILITIES.
4. Planning in the Health Care Setting.
5. Planning in Health Care: Operational Plans and Tools for Planning.
6. Managing the Financial Aspects of Health Care.
7. Planning Policies and Procedures.
8. Planning the Physical Environment.
Section III: ORGANIZING TO MEET THE INFORMATION NEEDS OF HEALTH CARE FACILITIES.
9. The Process of Organizing Health Information Services.
10. The Organizational Model.
11. Organizing Position Designs for Employees.
12. The Role of New Technologies in Organizing.
Section IV: LEADING TO MEET THE INFORMATION NEEDS OF HEALTH CARE FACILITIES.
13. Leading: The Interpersonal Aspects of Management.
14. Motivating for Leadership in the Health Care Environment.
15. Communicating in the Health Care Environment.
Section V: CONTROLLING TO MEET THE INFORMATION NEEDS OF HEALTH CARE FACILITIES.
16. The Focus of Control in Health Information Services.
17. Controlling Through Total Quality Improvement.
18. Controlling: Productivity Measurement, Performance Standards, and Work Sampling.
Section VI: SPECIAL ISSUES FOR HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGERS.
19. The Effective Committee.
20. Project Management in Health Care.
21. Managing the Time Factors of Managers and Employees.
22. Managing change as a Health-Care Professional.
23. Personal and Professional Career Management.
“I am quite impressed with the (five) chapters presented to me. The end of chapter review activities are excellent, really like the addition of "Case Study" activity. Application of Theory and Case Studies are excellent regarding management of new technologies.”
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