Introduction to various survey and evaluation methods involving IT systems in the healthcare setting
Critical overview of current research in health and social sciences
Emphasizes multi-method approach to system evaluation
Includes instruments suitable for research and evaluation
Discusses computer programs for data analysis and evaluation resources
Essential reference for anyone involved in planning, developing, implementing, utilizing, evaluating, or studying computer-based health care systems
Table of ContentsEvaluating Healthcare Information Systems: A Multimethod Approach.- Overview: Theoretical Perspectives and Methodologies for the Evaluation of Healthcare Information Systems.- Qualitative Research Methods for Evaluating Computer Information Systems.- Multiple Perspectives: Evaluating Healthcare Information Systems in Collaborative Environments.- Survey Methods for Assessing Social Impacts of Computers in Healthcare Organizations.- Using the Internet for Surveys and Research.- Cognitive Approaches to the Evaluation of Healthcare Information Systems.- Work-Sampling: A Statistical Approach to Evaluation of the Effect of Computers on Work Patterns in Health Care.- Evaluation in Health Informatics: Social Network Analysis.- Evaluation in Health Informatics: Computer Simulation.- Evaluating Healthcare Information Systems: Applications.- Computers in the Consulting Room: A Case Study of Clinician and Patient Perspectives.- Introducing Physician Order Entry at a Major Academic Medical Center: Impact on Organizational Culture and Behavior.- Introducing Physician Order Entry at a Major Academic Medical Center: Impact on Medical Education.- Evaluating the Capability of Information Technology to Prevent Adverse Drug Events: A Computer Simulation Approach.- Implementing Computers in Ambulatory Care: Implications of Physician Practice Patterns for System Design.- Nursing Documentation Time During Implementation of an Electronic Medical Record.- Computer Charting: An Evaluation of a Respiratory Care Computer System.- Research and Evaluation: Future Directions.