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The credentialed Fellows and Members of the College are national and international experts, thought leaders and trusted advisers in Health Informatics in the Asia-Pacific Region.

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Books and Publications by ACHI Fellows and Members

Terry Hannan ACHI Fellow Terry Hannan gives the September 2013 Grand Rounds presentation at John Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, USA:

Are Doctors the Structural Weakness in the eHealth Building? (Hannan T, Celia C, 2013)

ICT Ethics and Security in the 21st Century: New Developments and Applications (Edited by M. Quigley, 2011) - the "Protocols of Privileged Information Handling in an eHealth Context: Australia" section in this reference source is authored by Juanita Fernando.

Healthcare and the Effect of Technology: Developments, Challenges and Advancements (Kabene S, 2010) - the "Effectiveness of Health Informatics" chapter of this premier reference source is co-authored by Terry Hannan.

Health Informatics: An Overview (Kidd M, Hovenga E, Garde S, Hullin Lucay Cossio C, 2010) from the "Studies in Health Technology and Informatics" series - extensively revised and updated the book addresses contemporary issues and provides a valuable resource for healthcare professionals and students of health informatics.

Health Informatics: An Overview (1996 Edition - Kidd M, Hovenga E, Garde S, Cesnik B)  Download as a Free e-Book

Doctors, Patients and Computers, the New Consultation (Pearce C, 2009) contends that the computer has become an active participant in the general practice consultation, evolving into a communication among the three players: patient, doctor and computer.

Infectious Disease Informatics (Sintchenko V, 2009) - brings together a collection of state-of-the-art reviews of informatics applications aiming to improve the diagnosis, prevention, treatment and control of infectious diseases.

Verification results for IT standards: FireWire, ISO 11073, ANSI/HL7 (Goga N, Veil K, 2008) - subtitled "Practical experience, Methods, Results", this book book undertakes a thorough review and study of the application of formal testing methodologies to the verification of healthcare standards and specifications.

Health Informatics: A Socio-Technical Perspective (Whetton S, 2005) - focuses on the interplay between the health care environment and the systems used to manage information.  Numerous and varied case studies, 'issues' and 'critical thinking' boxes assist students to identify and critique different health information systems.  Sue Whetton is at the Department of Rural Health, University of Tasmania, Australia.

Global Health Informatics Education (Studies in Health Technology and Informatics) (Hovenga E, Mantas J, 2004) - healthcare professionals often lack knowledge of the possibilities and limitations of systematically processing data, information and knowledge and of the resulting impact on quality decision-making.  This book is especially helpful for educators in the field of health/medical informatics.

Guide to Health Informatics (Coiera E, 2003) - an excellent academic review of all aspects of information technology that are applied to healthcare; not a book for techies.  Coiera is Professor of Health Informatics at the University of New South Wales, Australia.

The electronic Journal of Health Informatics (founded 2006) - dedicated to the advancement of Health Informatics and information technology in healthcare.  eJHI is an international Open Access journal committed to scholarly excellence and has a global readership in all health professions and at all levels.