Health Information Technology

SELECTED RESOURCES FROM THE BFIT LIBRARY

LIBRARY DATABASES

EBSCO Omnifile Full-Text Select
Contains many full-text articles from health care and computer-related publications including: Health Management Technology, Modern Healthcare, Hospitals & Heath Networks, and many others. 

Allied Health Collection
Brings together disease and drug overviews, care plans, anatomy and physiology diagrams with full-text journals and core encyclopedia texts. 

Health Reference Center Academic
Full-text database that provides full-text nursing & allied health journals, plus current and reliable personal health information.

eBOOKS

Hacking Healthcare. Fred Trotter and David Uhlman.
In EBSCO eBook collection

Health Information Management Technology : An Applied ApproachNanette B. Sayles.
In EBSCO eBook collection

Introduction to Computer Systems for Health Information Technology. Nanette B. Sayles and Kathy C. Trawick. 
In EBSCO eBook collection.

HIT WEBSITES


General

Free Online Dictionary of Computing
A free, comprehensive, dictionary of computing terms including operating systems, languages, tools, etc.

HealthIT
Information about careers in HIT, best practices and much more.

PCWorld
A great source for current news and trends in computing.

Webopedia
A resource for looking up definitions of computer terms, such as IP address and proxy server. Published by Jupiter Web networks.

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
Responsible for developing web standards, the W3C website contains a wealth of internet information including discussion forums, code implementation information, information on open source software, code validation and tutorials.

Professional Organizations

American Health Information Management Association
"AHIMA is committed to advancing the HIM profession in an increasingly electronic and global environment through leadership in advocacy, education, certification, and lifelong learning." From the website.

Health Information Management Systems Society
"HIMSS is a cause-based, not-for-profit organization focused on better health through information technology (IT)." From the website.

Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity 
The world’s largest professional society representing the clinical documentation sector whose purpose is to set and uphold standards for education and practice in the field of health data capture and documentation that ensure the highest level of accuracy, privacy, and security for the U.S. healthcare system in order to protect public health, increase patient safety, and improve quality of care for healthcare consumers.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers -- Computer Society
An international professional society for electrical, electronic and computer engineers.

Employment & Job Boards

Dice.com
An employment website that specializes in technical positions.

Indeed.com
A conglomerate of newspaper employment listings, employment websites, and professional organizations.

Monster.com
One of the largest job sites on the web, Monster lists almost every type of job, including many technical positions.