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Organising and presenting information

Information management can be a daunting process for clinicians, health care providers and policy makers within the health care industry. This chapter discusses the importance of information classification and information architecture in the information economy and specific challenges faced within the health care industry. The healthcare sector has industry specific requirements for information management, standards and specifications for information presentation. Classification of information based on information criticality and the value in the health care industry is discussed in this paper. Presentation of information with reference to eHealth standards and specifications for healthcare information systems and their key requirements are also discussed, as are information architecture for eHealth implementation in Australia. This chapter also touches on information management and clinical governance since the importance of information governance is discussed by various researchers and how this is becoming of value to healthcare information management.

History

Start Page

209

End Page

230

Number of Pages

22

ISBN-13

9781614992905

Publisher

IOS Press

Place of Publication

Amsterdam

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

Not affiliated to a Research Institute; School of Engineering and Technology (2013- );

Era Eligible

Yes

Number of Chapters

18