Following Marcinko's well-regarded ""Dictionary of Health Insurance and Managed Care"" and ""Dictionary of Health Economics and Finance"", this third and final volume maintains the high level of quality and usefulness of its predecessors. In over 10,000 entries, including more than 5000 definitions, more than 3000 abbreviations and acronyms, and more than 2000 resources and readings, the book provides a comprehensive, handy, and up-to-date guide to this rapidly expanding area of the health care industry. The Dictionary covers the language of every healthcare IT industry sector: Software, codes, and operating languages - hardware, PDFs and peripherals, legislation and policies; PCs, LANs, WANs, Internet/intranet, T1, Ethernet and cable lines, and notable industry icons; Security, WiFi-, WiMax, tele-medicine, tele-radiology, tele-surgery, and IT risk management concerns. It will highlight new terminology and current definitions, and explain confusing acronyms and abbreviations. It is global in coverage addressing international tech standards as well as those used in the US, and is arranged in a simple A-Z format.