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Gaps in the Existing Public Health Informatics Training Programs: A Challenge to the Development of a Skilled Global Workforce

Administrator October 6, 2012 0

The objective of this study was to explore public health informatics (PHI) training programs that currently exist to meet the growing demand for a trained global workforce.

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Enhance the Accuracy of Medication Histories for the Elderly by Using an Electronic Medication Checklist

Administrator October 7, 2012 0

Medication errors may result in serious safety issues for patients. Medication error issues are more prevalent among elderly patients, who take more medications and have prescriptions that change frequently. The challenge of obtaining accurate

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Assessment of Success on the RHIA Certification Examination: A Comparison of Baccalaureate Program Graduates and Postbaccalaureate Certificate Program Graduates

Administrator October 7, 2012 0

The demand for registered health information administrators continues to outpace the available supply of credentialed graduates. One solution to address this shortfall has been the availability of postbaccalaureate certificate programs. A health information administration

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Health Information: What Can Mobile Phone Assessments Add?

Administrator October 5, 2012 0

In healthcare, pain assessment is a key factor in effectively treating postoperative pain and reducing the risk of developing chronic pain. The overall aim of this study was to investigate whether a mobile phone

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Successes and Challenges in the Implementation and Application of Telemedicine in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia

Administrator October 1, 2012 0

Telemedicine is the practice of healthcare using audio, video, and data communications. The aim of this study was to determine the perceptions of health professionals at hospitals adopting and not adopting telemedicine on its

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The Impact of Health Literacy on a Patient’s Decision to Adopt a Personal Health Record

Administrator October 4, 2012 0

Health literacy is a concept that describes a patient’s ability to understand materials provided by physicians or other providers. Several factors, including education level, income, and age, can influence health literacy. Research conducted at

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Fall 2012 Introduction

Administrator October 7, 2012 0

The Fall 2012 issue of Perspectives in Health Information Management features a study demonstrating that the postbaccalaureate certificate program is a viable alternative for producing successful health information administration graduates, increasing program enrollment, and

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