Information Technology Essentials for Behavioral Health Clinicians

  • Naakesh Dewan
  • John Luo
  • Nancy M. Lorenzi

Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Overview

  3. Clinical Practice Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 45-45
    2. Robert S. Kennedy, Lawrence G. Weiss, Naakesh A. Dewan, John S. Luo, Nancy M. Lorenzi
      Pages 47-64
    3. Thomas J. Kim
      Pages 65-75
    4. Les DelPizzo, Naakesh A. Dewan, Suresh Bangara
      Pages 77-93
    5. Charles Ruetsch, Joseph Tkacz, Naakesh A. Dewan
      Pages 95-116
  4. Patient and Client Centric Technologies Section

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 117-117
    2. John S. Luo, Brian N. Smith
      Pages 119-131
    3. Brent Coyle, Naakesh A. Dewan
      Pages 133-146
  5. Organizational Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-147
    2. Gregory Holeman, Ray Wright, Laura Jackson-Rossi, Naakesh A. Dewan, Nancy M. Lorenzi
      Pages 149-179
    3. Caleb W. Lack, Naakesh A. Dewan, Nancy M. Lorenzi
      Pages 181-193
    4. Edmund Chaney, Laura Bonner, Susan Vivell, Amy N. Cohen, Alexander S. Young, Lisa Rubenstein
      Pages 195-204
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 205-213

About this book


“Technology will drive behavioral health innovations in efficiency and quality, this book is great primer for clinicians, students, and decision makers on how to approach technology in behavioral health” David K. Nace M.D. Vice President, Clinical Development, McKesson Health Solutions, Philadelphia, PA, USA||Information Technology is only beginning to innovate and transform the practice and performance of clinicians in behavioral healthcare. Minimal investments in information technology research and development are fundamentally altering the lives of millions worldwide. This promise and future of behavioral informatics is outlined in the chapters that follow.||Information Technology Essentials for Behavioral Health Clinicians offers an overview the entire landscape of behavioral informatics, including practical technologies and discussions regarding privacy and security. Detailed discussions also focus on the clinician, their knowledge, care, and technology developments and tools. The book then goes on to review the technologies driven by the recipient of care and concludes with a section focusing on the organization and leaderships issues involved in transforming a behavioral health care organization into modern technology supported systems of care.||The world renowned editors have crafted a book in collaboration with nationally recognized experts in the field – physicians, psychologists, informatics executives, researchers, social workers, engineers, and sociologists – the diversity of perspectives bringing richness to the book and making it essential reading for students and faculty in departments of psychiatry, psychology, social work, other human service disciplines, and informatics departments.


Behavioral Health Clinicians

Editors and affiliations

  • Naakesh Dewan
    • 1
  • John Luo
    • 2
  • Nancy M. Lorenzi
    • 3
  1. 1.Advanced PsychiatryClearwaterUSA
  2. 2., Dept. of PsychiatryUCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience anLos AngelesUSA
  3. 3., The Informatics CenterVanderbilt University Medical CenterNashvilleUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-84996-343-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-84996-344-2
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-1917
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