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Information Management in Health Services : Open Guides to Psychology - Keen

Information Management in Health Services

Open Guides to Psychology

By: Keen

Paperback Published: 1st January 1994
ISBN: 9780335191161
Number Of Pages: 218

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Health services are set on an inexorable drive for more and better information, and are spending millions of pounds on information technology (IT) in an effort to obtain it. But as the need for information becomes ever more pressing, serious problems have come into focus, ranging from the difficulties of collecting accurate routine data to understanding the role of information in management and clinical processes.
This book seeks to clarify the nature of the problems surrounding information and IT, and point the way to practical solutions. It is divided into three sections: policy overview; views from within the health service; and the views of academic researchers.

"...an essential read for any NHS Manager." Nursing Times

Hospitals in the market information policy in the National Health Service
Operational systems
Managing development - developing managers'
Information management
Clinical management
Nursing information contracts - managing the external environment information for purchasing
The politics of information a social science
Perspective on information systems in the NHS
Information and IT strategy evaluation - informing the future, not Living in the past
IT futures in the NHS
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ISBN: 9780335191161
ISBN-10: 0335191169
Series: Open Guides to Psychology
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 218
Published: 1st January 1994
Publisher: Open University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.5  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.35