Health Informatics

Information Technology Essentials for Behavioral Health Clinicians

Editors: Dewan, Naakesh, Luo, John S, Lorenzi, Nancy M (Eds.)

  • Presents coverage relevant to practicing clinicians, which helps make them knowledgeable and comfortable with the use of technology in day-to-day practice
  • Details coverage applicable to the behavioral health field, from psychiatrist, psychologists, social workers, counselors and students in those professions
  • A book that will be appreciated by informatics experts because of the detail coverage, but will also be understandable to the non-informatician
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“Technology will drive behavioral health innovations in efficiency and quality, this book is great primer for clinicians, students, and decision makers on how to approach technology in behavioral health” David K. Nace M.D. Vice President, Clinical Development, McKesson Health Solutions, Philadelphia, PA, USA||Information Technology is only beginning to innovate and transform the practice and performance of clinicians in behavioral healthcare. Minimal investments in information technology research and development are fundamentally altering the lives of millions worldwide. This promise and future of behavioral informatics is outlined in the chapters that follow.||Information Technology Essentials for Behavioral Health Clinicians offers an overview the entire landscape of behavioral informatics, including practical technologies and discussions regarding privacy and security. Detailed discussions also focus on the clinician, their knowledge, care, and technology developments and tools. The book then goes on to review the technologies driven by the recipient of care and concludes with a section focusing on the organization and leaderships issues involved in transforming a behavioral health care organization into modern technology supported systems of care.||The world renowned editors have crafted a book in collaboration with nationally recognized experts in the field – physicians, psychologists, informatics executives, researchers, social workers, engineers, and sociologists – the diversity of perspectives bringing richness to the book and making it essential reading for students and faculty in departments of psychiatry, psychology, social work, other human service disciplines, and informatics departments.

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“Book efficiently covers the implications of information technology and development for behavioral health providers. … book as essential reading for students and faculty in departments of psychiatry, psychology, social work, other human service disciplines, as well as informatics departments. … Covering the area of information technology and how it relates to behavioral health is a daunting task, but the book efficiently covers this field … . The authors are able to explain very technical subjects to readers who have a very basic understanding of technology.” (Aaron Plattner, Doody’s Review Service, April, 2011)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • The Promise of Health Information Technology in Behavioral Health and Informatics: An Overview

    Dewan, Naakesh A. (et al.)

    Pages 3-10

  • Current Technologies for Behavioral Healthcare Clinical Practice

    Luo, John S.

    Pages 11-26

  • Privacy of Technology and the Behavioral Health Professions

    Plovnick, Robert M.

    Pages 27-44

  • Knowledge Delivery and Decision Support for Behavioral Healthcare Professionals

    Kennedy, Robert S. (et al.)

    Pages 47-64

  • Insights on Telehealth and Virtual Reality

    Kim, Thomas J.

    Pages 65-75

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Hardcover $129.00
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Information Technology Essentials for Behavioral Health Clinicians
Editors
  • Naakesh Dewan
  • John S Luo
  • Nancy M Lorenzi
Series Title
Health Informatics
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-84996-344-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-84996-344-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-84996-343-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4471-2603-4
Series ISSN
1431-1917
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 213
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