Health Care Information Systems by Karen A. Wager
A Practical Approach for Health Care Management

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The Best Selling Text in the Field

Updated for the New Era of Health Care IT

"This is the most comprehensive and authoritative book available for the field today."
—Mark L. Diana, PhD, assistant professor and MHA program director, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University

"With health care information technology now in the national policy spotlight, this book should be required reading for every health care administrator and student."
—Mark Leavitt, MD, PhD, chairman, Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology

"The book provides an excellent overview of foundational principles and practical strategies—a valuable reference for health administration and health informatics students and professionals."
—Eta S. Berner, EdD, professor, Department of Health Services Administration, University of Alabama, Birmingham

"The authors skillfully provide the tools necessary to facilitate movement from a paper-based to an electronic health record environment while championing the importance of managing in such an environment."
— Melanie S. Brodnik, PhD, director and associate professor, School of Allied Medical Professions, Ohio State University

"Deploying health care information technology today is like navigating whitewater in the midst of a raging storm. Leveraging investments while introducing significant change is no easy task. It requires focused attention, a spirit of collaboration, and a willingness to learn from others. This book is written for the IT leader who is willing to tackle these challenges."
—Stephanie Reel, CIO and vice provost for Information Technologies, Johns Hopkins University


About Karen A. Wager

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Karen A. Wager, DBA, is executive director of student affairs and associate professor, College of Health Professions, Medical University of South Carolina. Frances Wickham Lee, DBA, is director of instructional operations for the Clinical Effectiveness and Patient Safety Center and associate professor, College of Health Professions and College of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina. John P. Glaser, PhD, is vice president and chief information officer, Partners HealthCare, Boston, Massachusetts.
Published June 24, 2009 by Jossey-Bass. 544 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Business & Economics, Political & Social Sciences, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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