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CAHIMS Review GuidePreparing for Success in Healthcare Information and Management Systems: The CAHIMS Review Guide
HIMSS’ Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS) certification offers a pathway to careers in health IT for new and emerging professionals. This is the ideal resource for CAHIMS Certification Exam preparation or for those seeking a ‘health IT 101’ guide. 

 

Intro to Nursing InformaticsAn Introduction to Nursing Informatics: Evolution & Innovation
Edited by Susan M. Houston, MBA, RN-BC, PMP, CPHIMS, FHIMSS; Tina Dieckhaus, MSN, RN-BC, NE-BC, CPHIMS, FHIMSS; Bob Kirchner, MSN, MBA/HCM, RN; and Renee Rookwood, MS, RN
This book offers the next generation of nurse informaticists a keen understanding of the discipline, best practices, and its scope of influence in healthcare. Special features include 15 essays from nurses in myriad fields of influence, as well as an Appendix of case profiles. 

 

Introduction to Medical InformaticsMedical Informatics: An Executive Primer, Third Edition
Ken Ong, MD, MPH
Developed for healthcare executives, this book looks at how clinicians, patients and health IT stakeholders are collaborating on a ‘team-based,’ IT-enabled approach to healthcare. New chapters explore health IT innovations, mobile technologies and personal digital tools. 

 

Connected MEdical DevicesConnected Medical Devices: Integrating Patient Care Data in Healthcare Systems
John Zaleski, PhD, CPHIMS
This book explores how medical device integration supports quality patient care and better clinical outcomes by reducing clinical documentation transcription errors, improving data accuracy and density within clinical records and ensuring the complete capture of medical device information on patients. 

 

Coming Soon!

C-Suite RevolutionC-Suite Revolution: Re-Engineering Healthcare in the Era of Data Intelligence
Rebecca Mendoza Saltiel-Busch
This book is the perfect resource for any health system seeking to develop new processes and acquire the chief information executives empowered to utilize actionable data to solve problems, increase profitability, and improve quality of care. Available in print and eBook in June 2015.