Links to useful websites

Resource texts
Health Informatics Organisations
HI Companies
Online Journals and Newspapers
Forums
General
Software Sites
Health consumer sites
CAL in Medicine

Missing, broken links etc. please report to: Health_informatics@infoscience.otago.ac.nz

Resource Texts

Felkey, Bill G., Fox, Brent I. and Thrower, Margaret R. Health Care Informatics: A Skills-Based Resource American Pharmacists Association 2010.
Mark Ciampa & Mark Revel (2013) Introduction to Healthcare Information Technology COURSE TECHNOLOGY CENGUAGE Learning.
Wagner Karen A,, Wickha Frances Lee, Glaser John P.Health Care Information Systems Jossey-Bass 2013

Health Informatics Organisations

New Zealand

Health Informatics New Zealand This recently established organisation amalgamating the old NINZ [Nsg Informatics] and NZHIF [Health Informatics foundation].
New Zealand Health Information Service This site has information about the Health Information Strategy as well as selected statistical data within the National Minimum Data Set.
New Zealand Health IT Cluster - an alliance of organisations interested in health IT, comprising software and solution developers, consultants, health policy makers, health funders, infrastructure companies, healthcare providers, and academic institutions.

Others

HANDI The Healthcare App Network for Development and Innovation.
Health On the Net Foundation - promoting and guiding the deployment of useful and reliable online medical and health information.
IMIA - The International Medical Informatics Association.
Health IT AHRQ National Health Resource Center - Health Information Technology.
National Health Service. (UK)
RACS - Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.
Stanford Center for Clinical Informatics
Global health network university - lectures on Epidemiology, Special Diseases, Public Health, Telecommunication and Biostatistics.
EHTO European Health Telematics Observatory - archived homepage of the European Health Telematics Observatory.
PLATO CIS Ltd - Healthcare software by clinicians, for clinicians.
University of Virginia Office of Telemedicine - facilitates linkages between remotely located patients and health professionals throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and beyond.
National Center for Biomedical Ontology
Clinical Informatics and Data Management Centre Monash University
Wellcome Trust - an independent charity funding research to improve human and animal health in the UK.
The Virtual Naval Hospital - a digital library of naval medicine and military medicine and humanitarian medicine.
E-Orthopaedics.com

HI Companies

Houston Medical
iSoft
Medfusion Front Office Solutions
Orion Health
MedTech Global in New Zealand

Online Journals and Newspapers

iHealthBeat - daily reports on the impact of Technology on Health Care.
ehi eHealth INSIDER
Healthcare IT News
Health Informatics Journal
Healthcare and Informatics Review Online
New Zealand Health Technology Assessment
Journal of Medical Internet Research
the British Medical Journal online.
The Nursing Reference Center
Applied Clinical Informatics.
The Lancet - a weekly peer-reviewed general medical journal
New England Journal of Medicine On-line
The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
Nature - International weekly journal of science
New Scientist Planet Science - News, jobs and more from the leading weekly magazine.
Virtual Medical Worlds - a monthly Virtual Magazine on Telemedicine and High Performance Computing and Networking computer applications in medical environments.

Forums

Health Informatics Discussion Forum - a Social Network and discussion forum for Health Informatics professionals and students.
The Clinical Informatics Wiki -- Clinfowiki - an implementation of a wiki devoted to topics in clinical informatics.
Google Plus Health Informatics Community - a community for Health Informatics Researchers, Students and Professionals.

General

Health Informatics Capability Development In New Zealand - a Report to the Tertiary Education Commission November 2006
Neilson Norman Group - Evidence-Based User Experience Research, Training, and Consulting.
HTML Goodies - resources for WebSite development.
ZDNet - a business technology news website
Association for Pathology Informatics
The Clinicians Health Channel, aims to service the needs of doctors, nurses and allied health professional in Victorian public hospitals by providing high quality information relevant to Australian clinical practice; provides links to other free library resources such as the Cochrane Library.
Pulsar Project Some futuristic research projects at the institute for interventional informatics, includes a profile of physically handicapped young people who function with robotics and communication technologies to assist them in meeting their activities of daily living.
Hand-held computers in health care article by Gillingham W. & Holt A.
Looking inside the brain in real time a demo of the use fMRI to show brain activity while it is happening.
Healthcare IT Index - a directory of terms that includes key people, organizations, technology and concepts within the healthcare IT industry.

Software Sites

Microsoft Office
Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN)
Open Office - an open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases.
Paint.Net - a free image and photo editing package.
Software.com - search for shareware programs & free software.
Hoax Virus Warnings
PC Antivirus Reviews
Spybot Search & Destroy - goes well with: Lavasoft's Ad-aware

Health consumer sites

Consumer and Patient Health Information Section - an American site where health consumers can search for information.
everybody aims to provide useful and accurate consumer health information for New Zealanders. It is written by medical writers and reviewed by consumer health organisations and health professionals.

CAL in Medicine and Online Courses

The Visible Human Project - from the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Computer Based Learning for evaluation
On Line Nursing Degrees
Top Onine College Courses and Classes
Directory of Top Accredited Online Schools, Online Colleges and Online Universities
Complete List of Accredited Online College Degree Programs & Online Degrees
Guide to Accreditation in Higher Education
Online Colleges and E-Learning Excellence

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