Biomedical Informatics: Computer Applications in Health Care and Biomedicine

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The Fifth Edition of Biomedical Informatics: Computer Applications in Health Care and Biomedicine was published in 2021 and is available at SpringerLink or on book-selling websites. With Edward H. Shortliffe and James J. Cimino again serving as editors, Michael F. Chiang joined as Co-Editor. We anticipate that Michael will serve as lead editor for the sixth edition when it is time for the next update.

All chapters in the fifth edition were fully revised and updated. New chapter topics or new lead authors in the fifth edition are as follows:

4. Cognitive Informatics

Vimla L. Patel and David R. Kaufman

5. Human-computer Interaction, Usability, and Workflow

Vimla L. Patel, David R. Kaufman, and Thomas Kannampallil

7. Standards in Biomedical Informatics

Charles Jaffe,Viet Nguyen, Wayne R. Kubick, Todd Cooper, Russel Leftwich, and W. Edward Hammond

11. Personal Health Informatics

Robert M. Cronin, Holly Jimison, and Kevin Johnson

14. Electronic Health Record Systems

Genevieve Melton, Clement J. McDonald, Paul C. Tang, and George Hripcsak

17. Patient-Care Systems

Suzanne Bakken, Patricia Dykes, Sarah A. Collins Rossetti, and Judy Ozbolt

19. mHealth and Applications

Eun Kyoung Choe, Pedja Klanja, and Wanda Pratt

21. Patient Monitoring Systems

Vitaly Herasevich, Brian W. Pickering, Terry P. Clemmer, and Roger G. Mark

28. Precision Medicine and Informatics

Joshua C. Denny, Jessica D. Tenenbaum, and Matt Might

30. The Future of Informatics in Biomedicine

James J. Cimino, Edward H. Shortliffe, Michael F. Chiang, David Blumenthal, Patricia Flatley Brennan, Mark Frisse, Eric Horvitz, Judy Murphy, Peter Tarczy-Hornoch, Robert M. Wachter

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