Textbook List for Fall 2019

This booklist is for the certificate, masters, and doctoral programs in health informatics.
List is updated as soon as we receive textbook information from instructors. Please check back later for TBD items.

If you have any question about the textbook listed here, please contact the instructor of the course.

COURSE NO. COURSE TITLE INSTRUCTOR TEXTBOOK

BMI 5007
BMI 5007W

Methods in Health Data Science

Deevakar Rogith, MBBS, PhD

Required Textbook
Miller, B., & Ranum, D. (2011). Problem solving with algorithms and data structures using Python (2nd ed.). 

Available from https://runestone.academy/runestone/books/published/pythonds/index.html
Amazon Link 

Kowalski, R. (2011). Computational logic and human thinking: How to be artificially intelligent. Cambridge (England): Cambridge University Press.
ISBN-10: 0521123364 | ISBN-13: 978-0521123365. 
Amazon Link

BMI 5300
BMI 5300W

Introduction to Biomedical Informatics

Kimberly Smith, PhD, MT(ASCP)

Tiffany Champagne-Langabeer, PhD

Required Textbook
Hoyt, R. E., & Hersh, W. R. (2018). Health Informatics: Practical guide (7th ed.).  Lulu.com  ISBN-13: 978-1387642410 | Edition: 7. 
Amazon Link


Recommended Textbooks
Coiera, E. (2015). Guide to health informatics (3rd ed.). Boca Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis.  ISBN-10: 144417049X | ISBN-13: 978-1444170498| Edition: 3.
Amazon Link

Shortliffe, E. H., & Cimino, J. J. (2014).
Biomedical informatics: Computer applications in health care and biomedicine (4th ed.). New York, NY: Springer. ISBN-10: 1447144732 | ISBN-13: 978-1447144731 | Edition: 4.
Amazon Link
TMC Library Full Text Link  

Brown, G. D., Patrick, T. B., & Pasupathy, K. (2019). Health Informatics: A Systems Perspective (2nd ed.).  Chicago: Health Administration Press.  
ISBN-13: 9781640550056  ISBN10:1640550054
Amazon link  

Gill, C. M. (2014). Essential writing skills for college and beyond.Cincinnati, OH: Writer's Digest Books. 
ISBN-10: 1599637596 | ISBN-13: 978-1599637594
Amazon Link

BMI 5301W

The US Healthcare System

Tiffany Champagne-Langabeer, PhD

Required Textbook
Shi, L., & Singh, D. A. (2019). Essentials of the U.S. healthcare system (5th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.
ISBN-10: 9781284156720 | ISBN-13: 978-1284156720 | Edition: 5.  
Amazon Link

BMI 5302W

Introduction to Human Factors in Healthcare

Deevakar Rogith, MBBS, PhD

No Textbook

BMI 5303
BMI 5303W

Methods in Human Factors Engineering

Amy Franklin, PhD

No Textbook

BMI 5304
BMI 5304W

Advanced Database Concepts in Biomedical Informatics

Assaf Gottlieb, PhD

Required Reading
Kroenke, D., Auer, D., Vandenberg, S. L., Yoder, R.C. (2018). Database processing: Fundamentals, design, and implementation(15th ed.). Harlow, England: Pearson Education Limited. ISBN-10: 0134802748 | ISBN-13: 978-0134802749 | Edition: 15.
Amazon Link | Companion Website for 14th Ed. 

Sadalage, P. J., & Fowler, M. (2013). NoSQL distilled: a brief guide to the emerging world of polyglot persistence. Upper saddle river, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc. ISBN-10: 0321826620 | ISBN-13: 978-0321826626
Amazon Link  

Recommended Readings
Elmasri, R., & Navathe, S. (2017) Fundamentals of database systems (7th ed.). Hoboken, New Jersey: Pearson. ISBN-10: 0133970779 | ISBN-13: 978-0133970777 | Edition: 7.
Amazon Link  

Redmond, E., & Wilson J. (2018). Seven databases in seven weeks: A guide to modern databases and the NoSQL movement.(2nd ed.). Dallas, TX: The Pragmatic Programmers. ISBN-10: 1680502530| ISBN-13: 978-1680502534. 
Amazon Link

BMI 5305W

Legal Ethical Aspects of Health Informatics

Jonathan Ishee, JD, MPH, MS, LLM

Required Textbook
McWay, D. C. (2014). Legal and ethical aspects of health information management (4th ed.). Clifton Park, NY: Cengage Learning.
ISBN-10: 1285867386 | ISBN-13: 978-1285867380 | Edition: 4.
Amazon Link  

Goodman, K. W. (Ed.). (1998). Ethics, computing, and medicine: Informatics and the transformation of health care. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 
ISBN-10: 0521469058 | ISBN-13: 978-0521469050. 
Amazon link | TMC Library full text link | See OpenAthens Login guide here

BMI 5310
BMI 5310W

Foundations of Biomedical Information Sciences I

Kimberly A. Smith, PhD, MT (ASCP)

Required Textbook
Shortliffe, E. H., & Cimino, J. J. (2014). Biomedical informatics: Computer applications in health care and biomedicine (4th ed.). New York, NY: Springer.
ISBN-10: 1447144732 | ISBN-13: 978-1447144731 | Edition: 4
Amazon Link
TMC Permalink  

Coiera, E. (2015). Guide to health informatics (3rd ed.). Boca Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis. ISBN-10: 144417049X | ISBN-13: 978-1444170498| Edition: 3.
Amazon Link 

Severance, C. (2016). Python for Everybody: Exploring Data in Python 3. Free book downloadable from:https://www.py4e.com/book  

Recommended Textbooks
Gill, C.M. (2014). Essential Writing Skills for College and Beyond. Blue Ash, Ohio: Writer's Digest Books.  ISBN-10: 1599637596 | ISBN-13: 978-1599637594. 
Amazon Link 

BMI 5311
BMI 5311W

Foundations of Biomedical Information Sciences II

Xiaoqian Jiang, PhD

Required Textbook
Shortliffe, E. H., & Cimino, J. J. (2014). Biomedical informatics: Computer applications in health care and biomedicine (4th ed.). New York, NY: Springer. ISBN-10: 1447144732 | ISBN-13: 978-1447144731 | Edition: 4.
Amazon Link

BMI 5313
BMI 5313W

Foundations of Electronic Health Records and Clinical Information Systems

Angela Ross, DNP, MPH, PMP, PHCNS-BC

Required Textbook
Amatayakul, M. (2017). Health IT and EHRs: Principles and Practice (6th ed.). Chicago, IL: American Health Information Management Association.  ISBN-10: 1584265299 | ISBN-13: 978-1584265290 | Edition: 6
Amazon Link


Recommended Textbook
Hoyt, R. E., & Hersh, W. R. (2018). Health informatics: Practical guide (7th ed.). Lulu.com. ISBN-13: 978-1387642410
Amazon Link

BMI 5315W

Quality and Outcome Improvement in Healthcare

Debora Simmons, PhD, RN, CCNS, FAAN

Required Textbook
Spath, P. L. (2018). Introduction to healthcare quality management (3rd ed.). Chicago, IL: Health Administration Press.
ISBN-10: 1567939856 | ISBN-13: 978-1567939859 | Edition: 3. 
Amazon Link

BMI 5328W

System Analysis and Project Management

Angela Ross, DNP, MPH, PMP, PHCNS-BC

Required Textbook
Tilley, S., & Rosenblatt H. J. (2017). Systems analysis and design (11th ed.). Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill/Irwin. 
ISBN-10: 1305494601|ISBN-13:9781305494602 
Amazon Link

Project Management Institute. (2017). A guide to the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) (6th ed.).  Newtown Square, PA: Project Management Institute, Inc. 
ISBN-13: 978-1628251845
Amazon Link 

Project Management Institute. (2017). Q & A’s for the PMBOK® Guide (6th ed.). Newtown Square, PA: Project Management Institute, Inc. ISBN-10: 1628254610| ISBN-13: 978-1628254617 |Edition: 6
Amazon Link

Wysocki, R. K. (2013). Effective project management: Traditional, agile, extreme (7th ed.). Indianapolis, IN: Wiley. 
ISBN-10: 1118729161 | ISBN-13: 978-1118729168 | Edition: 7
Amazon Link  |  Free Online Access Provided by TMC Library

BMI 5329W

Workflow Process Modeling

Julie Brixey, PhD, MPH, RN

Required Textbooks
Sharp, A., & McDermott, P. (2008). Workflow modeling: Tools for process improvement and applications development (2nd ed.). Norwood, MA: Artech House.
ISBN-10: 1596931922 | ISBN-13: 978-1596931923 | Edition: 2.
Amazon Link 
TMC Link  

Hoyt, R. E., Yoshihashi, A. K., & Bailey, N. J. (2014). Health Informatics: A practical guide for healthcare and informatics technology professionals (6th ed.). Lulu.com.
ISBN-10: 1304791106 | ISBN-13: 978-1304791108 | Edition: 6. 
Amazon Link | AMIA Student Members receive 25% discount on paperback and PDF versions.  

Recommended Textbook
Friedman, C. P., & Wyatt, J. (2010). Evaluation methods in biomedical informatics (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Springer Science + Business Media.
ISBN-10: 1441920722 | ISBN-13: 978-1441920720 | Edition: 2. 
Amazon Link
TMC Permalink

BMI 5330
BMI 5330W

Introduction to Bioinformatics

Jim Zheng, PhD

Recommended Textbooks
Campbell, A. M., & Heyer, L. J. (2006). Discovering genomics, proteomics, and bioinformatics (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: CSHL Press. 
ISBN-10: 0805382194 | ISBN-13: 9780805382198 | Edition: 2.
Amazon Link  

Pevsner, J. (2015). Bioinformatics and functional genomics (3rd ed.). Chichester Wiley-Blackwell.
ISBN-10: 1118581784 | ISBN-13: 978-1118581780| Edition: 3. 
Amazon LinkTMC Library Full Text Link

BMI 5333
BMI 5333W

Systems Medicine: Principles and Practice

Xiaobo Zhou, Phd

Recommended Readings
Yankeelov, T. E., An, G., Saut, O., Luebeck, E. G., Popel, A. S., Ribba, B., … Genin, G. M. (2016). Multi-scale Modeling in Clinical Oncology: Opportunities and Barriers to Success. Annals of biomedical engineering, 44(9), 2626–2641. doi:10.1007/s10439-016-1691-6

Available from TMC library’s PubMed: 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27384942  

Schmitz, U., Wolkenhauer, O. (2016). Systems Medicine. Springer Science+ Business Media New York: Humana Press. eBook ISBN: 978-1-4939-3283-2. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-3283-2. Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-4939-3282-5. Softcover ISBN: 978-1-4939-8011-6. Series ISSN: 1064-3745.|Ed: 1 
Springer Link

BMI 5351
BMI 5351W

Research Design and Evaluation in Biomedical Informatics

James Langabeer, II, PhD, MBA

Required Textbook
Jacobsen, K. H. (2016). Introduction to health research methods: A practical guide (2nd ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.
ISBN-10: 1284094383 | ISBN-13: 978-1284094381 | Edition: 2. 
Amazon Link 


Recommended Textbook
Greenhalgh, T. (2019). How to Read a Paper: The Basics of Evidence-Based Medicine (6th ed.). Hoboken, NJ ; Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN-13: 9781119484745| ISBN-10: 111948474X
Amazon Link
TMC Library Full Text Link

BMI 5352
BMI 5352W

Statistical Methods in Biomedical Informatics

Jia Peilin, PhD

Required Textbooks
Diez, D. M., Cetinkaya-Rundel, M., Barr, C. D. (2019). OpenIntro Statistics: Fourth Edition. OpenIntro, Inc. ISBN-13: 978-1943450077, ISBN-10: 1943450072|Edition: 4 
Can be downloaded for free here

BMI 5353
BMI 5353W

Biomedical Informatics Data Analysis

Kirk Roberts, PhD, MS

Required Reading
Fandango, A. (2017). Python Data Analysis. Birmingham, UK: Packt Publishing. ISBN-10: 1787127486 | ISBN-13: 978-1787127487 | Edition: 2
Amazon Link

BMI 5371W

Business and Technical Communication

Kimberly Smith, PhD, MT(ASCP)

Required Textbooks
Anderson, P. (2018). Technical communication: A reader-centered approach (9th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning. 
ISBN-10: 1305667883| ISBN-13: 978-1305667884| Edition: 9.
Amazon Link

Heath, C., & Heath, D. (2007). Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die. New York: Random House Books. 
ISBN13: 978-1400064281 ISBN10:1400064287
Amazon Link


Recommended Textbooks
Gill, C. M. (2014). Essential writing skills for college and beyond. Cincinnati, OH: Writer's Digest Books. 
ISBN-10: 1599637596 | ISBN-13: 978-1599637594.
Amazon Link

Graff, G., & Birkenstein, C. (2018).
"They say / I say": The moves that matter in academic writing (4th ed.). New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company.
ISBN-13: 978-0393631678 | ISBN-10: 0393631672| Edition: 4.
Amazon Link

BMI 5380
BMI 5381W

Principles and Foundations of Public Health Informatics

Julia Brixey, PhD, MPH, RN

Required Textbooks
Magnuson, J. A., & Fu, P. C. (Eds.). (2014). Public health informatics and information systems (2nd ed.). London: Springer.
ISBN-10: 1447142365 | ISBN-13: 978-1447142362 | Edition: 2.
Amazon Link 
TMC Permalink

 

Recommended Textbooks
Glanz, K., Rimer, B. K., Viswanath, K. (2008). Health Behavior  And Health Education: Theory, Research, and Practice. (4th ed). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass
ISBN-13: 9780787996147 | ISBN-10: 0787996149| Edition: 4.
Amazon Link
TMC Permalink

BMI 6301W

Health Data Display

Yang Gong, MD, PhD

No Textbook

BMI 6305W

Social Dynamics and Health Information

Amy Franklin, PhD

No Textbook

BMI 6313
BMI 6313W

Scientific Writing in Healthcare

Lex Frieden, MA, LLD (hon)

Recommended Textbooks
Day, R. A., & Gastel, B. (2016). How to write and publish a scientific paper (8th ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN-13: 978-1440842801 | ISBN-10: 1440842809 | Edition: 8. 
Amazon Link


Glasman-Deal, H. (2009). Science research writing for non-native speakers of English. London: Imperial College Press. ISBN-10: 184816310X | ISBN-13: 978-1848163102. 
Amazon Link
TMC Permalink


Turabian, K. L. (2018). A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations: Chicago Style for students and researchers (9th ed.). W. C. Booth, G. G. Colomb, J. M. Williams, & University of Chicago Press Staff (Eds.). Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. ISBN-13: 978-0226430577 | ISBN-10: 022643057X | Edition: 9. 
Amazon Link

BMI 6316W

Change Management in Health Informatics

Robert Murphy, MD

Required Textbooks
Rogers, E. M. (2003). Diffusion of Innovation (5th ed.). New York, NY:  Simon and Schuster.
ISBN-10: 0743222091 | ISBN-13: 978-0743222099 | Edition: 5.
Amazon Link  

Harvard Business School Case Study Coursepack for BMI 6316. Available from: https://hbsp.harvard.edu/import/648373

Other case studies, recommended readings, research articles and supplements to case studies will be provided in the Canvas course

BMI 6324W

Health Information Technology Policy

Jonathan Ishee, JD, MPH, MS, LLM

Required Textbooks
Bardach, E., & Patashnik, E. M. (2016). A practical guide for policy analysis: The eightfold path to more effective problem solving. CQ press.
Amazon Link  

McLaughlin, C. P., McLaughlin, C. D., & MJ, C. D. M. (2019). Health policy analysis. Jones & Bartlett Publishers.
Amazon Link

BMI 6330
BMI 6330W

Biomedical Natural Language Processing

Hua Xu, Phd

Recommended Reading
Manning, C. D., & Schütze, H. (1999). Foundations of statistical natural language processing. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.
ISBN-10: 0262133601 | ISBN-13: 978-0262133609. 
Amazon Link  

Jurafsky, D., & Martin, J. H. (2014). Speech and language processing (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.
ISBN-10: 0131873210 | ISBN-13: 978-0131873216 | Edition: 2.
Amazon Link  

Note: both books are optional

BMI 6331

Medical Imaging and Signal Pattern Recognition

Luca Giancardo, PhD

Recommended Reading
Gonzalez, R. C. & Woods, R. E. (2017). Digital image processing (4th ed.) London, UK: Pearson.
ISBN-10: 9780133356724 | ISBN-13: 978-0133356724 | Edition: 4.
Amazon Link   

Murphy, K. P. (2012). Machine learning: A probabilistic perspective. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.
ISBN-10: 0262018020 | ISBN-13: 978-0262018029.
Amazon Link 
TMC Permalink   

Géron, A. (2017). Hands-on machine learning with scikit-learn and tensorflow. Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly Media.
ISBN-10: 1491962291 | ISBN-13: 978-1491962299.
Amazon Link   

Szeliski, R. (2011). Computer vision: algorithms and applications. London, UK: Springer.
ISBN-10: 1848829345 | ISBN-13: 978-1848829343
Amazon Link

BMI 6334
BMI 6334W

Deep Learning in Biomedical Informatics

Degui Zhi, PhD, MS

No Textbook

BMI 6340W

Health Information Visualization & Visual Analytics

Todd Johnson

Required Textbook
Few, S. (2009). Now you see it: Simple visualization techniques for quantitative analysis. Oakland, CA: Analytics Press.
ISBN-10: 0970601980 | ISBN-13: 978-0970601988.
Amazon Link

BMI 7302

Theories and Frameworks for Biomedical Informatics Research

Susan Fenton, PhD, RHIA, FAHIMA

No Textbook

BMI 7303

Critical Review of Biomedical Informatics Literature Seminar

Susan Fenton, PhD, RHIA FAHIMA

Required Reading
Garrard, J. (2017). Health Sciences Literature Review Made Easy: The Matrix Method. (5th ed.) Jones & Bartlett Learning. Burlington, MA.
ISBN-13: 978-1284115192 | ISBN-10: 1284115194 | Edition: 5.
Amazon Link

BMI 7150

Research Seminar

Elmer Bernstam, MD, MSE

No Textbook

BMI 7151 

Seminar in Precision Medicine

Zhongming Zhao, PhD, MS

No Textbook