Textbook List for Spring 2020

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 5004

Intro to Clinical Healthcare

Bernstam, Elmer, PhD

No 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

Tiffany Champagne-Langabeer, PhD

Kimberly Smith, PhD, MT(ASCP)

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 | Edition: 2
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 5306W

Security for Health Information Systems

Juliana Brixey, PhD, MPH, RN

Required Textbooks

Pfleeger, C. P., Pfleeger, S. L., & Margulies, J. (2015). Security in computing (5th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. ISBN-10: 0134085043, ISBN-13: 978-0134085043
Amazon link

Contreras, J-P, Erickson, D., & Sigman, B. P. (2018). Splunk 7 essentials (3rd ed). Birmingham, UK: Packt Publishing Ltd. ISBN 97 8-1 -7 8883-91 1 -2

Recommended Textbooks

Carasso, D. (2012). Exploring Splunk. New York, NY: CITO Research.
Available from: https://www.splunk.com/pdfs/exploring-splunk.pdf

Géron, A. (2017). Hands-on machine learning with Scikit-Learn and TensorFlow: Concepts, tools, and techniques to build intelligent systems (2nd ed). Sebastophol, CA: O'Reilly Media, Inc.
ISBN-13: 978-1492032649
ISBN-10: 1492032646
Amazon link

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 Library Full Text Link 

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

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 | TMC Library Full Text 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 5317W

Applied Data Management

Fenton, Susan, PhD

Required Textbook

Watson, R.T. (2018). Data Management: Databases and Organizations (6th ed.).  Athens, GA: eGreen Press.
ISBN-10: 1943153035 | ISBN-13: 978-1943153039 | Edition: 6
Amazon link

Recommended Textbook

Winston, W.L. (2019). Microsoft Excel 2019 Data Analysis and Business Modeling (6th ed.).
ISBN-10: 1509305882| ISBN-13: 978-1509305889 | Edition: 6
Amazon Link

BMI 5328W

System Analysis and Project Management

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

Required Textbooks

Tilley, S. (2019). Systems analysis and design (12th ed.). Cengage Learning.
ISBN-10: 0357117816
ISBN-13: 978-0357117811
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. (2019). Effective project management: Traditional, agile, extreme (8th ed.). Wiley & Sons. 
ISBN-13: 978-1119562801
ISBN-10: 1119562805
Amazon link 

BMI 5329W

Workflow Process Modeling

Julie Brixey, PhD, MPH, RN

Required Textbooks

Sharp, A., & McDermott, P. (2009). 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 Library Full Text Link

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

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 Library Full Text Link

BMI 5330
BMI 5330W

Introduction to Bioinformatics

Arif, Harmanci, 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 link |TMC Library Full Text Link

BMI 5332
BMI 5332W

Statistical Analysis of Genomic Data

Degui Zhi, PhD, MS

Required Textbook

Irizarry, R. A., & Love, M. I. (2015). Data analysis for the life sciences with R [ePUB Reader]. 

Available and free for students at https://leanpub.com/dataanalysisforthelifesciences | Amazon link

BMI 5334
BMI 5334W

Biomedical Data Privacy

Arif, Harmanci, PhD

Recommended Textbooks

Mollin, R. A. (2006). An Introduction to Cryptography (2nd ed.). Chapman and Hall/CRC.
ISBN-10: 1584886188 | ISBN-13: 978-1584886181. 
Publisher link

Dwork, C. (2014). The Algorithmic Foundations of Differential Privacy. Now Publishers Inc. 
ISBN-10: 1601988184 | ISBN-13: 978-1601988188. 
Amazon link

BMI 5351W

Research Design and Evaluation in Biomedical Informatics

Amy Franklin, PhD

Required Textbook

Jacobsen, K. H. (2017). 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

Creswell, J.W., Creswell, J.D. (2018). Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches (5th Edition – Ebook PDF Version). Sage Publications.
ISBN-10: 1506386709
ISBN-13: 978-1506386706
Amazon link

Greenhalgh, T. (2019). How to Read a Paper: The Basics of Evidence-Based Medicine (6th ed.). Hoboken, NJ ; Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN-10: 111948474X
ISBN-13: 978-1119484745
Amazon Link

BMI 5354
BMI 5354W

Cognitive Engineering in Biomedical Informatics

Amy Franklin, PhD

Required Reading

Wickens, C. D., Hollands, J. G., Banbury, S., & Parasuraman, R. (2016). Engineering psychology and human performance. London: Routledge.
ISBN-10: 0205021980 | ISBN-13: 978-0205021987 | Edition: 4
Amazon Link

In addition to the text, selected articles, chapters, and websites may be required. These materials will be posted on Canvas.

Recommended Readings

Optional readings may be posted in addition to required content. Some classic works:
Nielsen, J. (2010). Usability engineering. Amsterdam: Morgan Kaufmann. 
ISBN-10: 125184069 | ISBN-13: 978-0125184069
Amazon Link

BMI 5360
BMI 5360W

Clinical Decision Support Systems

Yang Gong, MD, PhD

Required Reading

Berner, E. S. (ed.). (2016). Clinical decision support systems: Theory and practice (3rd. ed.). New York, NY: Springer. ISBN-10: 3319319116 | ISBN-13: 978-3319319117 | Edition: 3
Amazon link 

Recommended Readings

Osheroff, J., Teich J., Levick, D., Saldana, L., Velasco, F., Sittig, D., Rogers, K., & Jenders, R. (2012). Improving outcomes with clinical decision support: An implementer's guide (2nd ed.). HIMSS Publishing. ISBN-10: 0984457739 | ISBN-13: 978-0984457731 | 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

BMI5380W 

Principles and Foundations of Public Health Informatics

Myneni, Sahiti, PhD, Mse

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 Library Full Text Link

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 Library Full Text Link

BMI5381
BMI 5381W

Methods in Public Health Informatics

Myneni, Sahiti, PhD, Mse

No Textbook

BMI 6306W

Information and Knowledge Representation in Biomedical Informatics

Cui Tao, PhD

Required Textbooks

Allemang, D., & Hendler, J. (2011). Semantic web for the working ontologist: Effective modeling in RDFS and OWL (2nd. ed.). Waltham, MA: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers.
ISBN-10: 0123859654 | ISBN-13: 978-0123859655 | Edition: 2.
Amazon Link

BMI 6309W

Healthcare Interface Design

Deevakar Rogith, MBBS, PhD

No Textbook

BMI 6311W

Leadership and Decision Making

James Langabeer, II, PhD, MBA

Required Textbook

Northouse, P. G. (2019). Leadership: Theory and practice. SAGE Publications: Los Angeles, CA.
ISBN-13: 9781506362311 | Edition: 6th
Amazon Link

Recommended Textbook

Manvill, B., Ashkenas, R. (2019). The Harvard Business Review Leader's Handbook: Make an Impact, Inspire Your Organization, and Get to the Next Level. Harvard Business Review. Boston, MA.
ISBN-13: 978-1633693746
ISBN-10: 1633693740
Amazon Link

Required Journal Articles

Mitchell, R., Parker, V., Giles, M., & Boyle, B. (2013). The ABC of health care team dynamics. Understanding complex affective, behavioral, and cognitive dynamics in interprofessional teams Health Care Management Review. doi:10.1097/HMR.0b013e3182766504
TMC Library Full Text Link

Kahneman, D., Lovallo, D., & Sibony, O. (2011).  The Big Idea: Before You Make that Big Decision. Harvard Business Review.  
Available from: 
https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/0671/f17e1cc2ab16c719974b2c2c145a54a28764.pdf

Kotter, J. (2001). What Leaders Really Do. Harvard Business Review.
TMC Library Full Text Link.

Gawande, A. (2011). The hot spotters. New Yorker; 86(45).
TMC Library Full Text Link.

VanVactor, J.D. (2012). Collaborative leadership model in the management of health care. Journal of Business Research. Vol 64(4):555-561. DOI:10.1016/j.jbusres.2011.02.021.
TMC Library Full Text 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/679987

BMI 6318

Big Data in Biomedical Informatics

Giancardo, Luca, PhD

Required Textbooks

McKinney, W. (2017). Python for data analysis: Data wrangling with Pandas, NumPy, and IPython. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly Media, Inc.
ISBN-13: 9781491957660 | Edition: 2
Amazon link

Drabas, T., & Lee, D. (2017). Learning PySpark. Birmingham: Packt Publishing.
ISBN-10: 1786463709
Amazon link

BMI 6319

Data Analysis for Scientific Research in Biomedical Informatics

Giancardo, Luca, PhD

Recommended Textbook

Wesley, W. M. K. (2017). Python for Data Analysis. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly Media, Inc.
ISBN-10:1491957662| ISBN-13: 978-1491957660| Edition: 2
Amazon link

BMI 6323
BMI 6323W

Machine Learning in Biomedical Informatics

Kirk Roberts, PhD, Ms

Required Textbooks

Witten, I.H., Frank, E., Hall, M.A., & Pal, C. (2017). Data mining: Practical machine learning tools and techniques (4th ed.). Cambridge, MA: Morgan Kaufman.
ISBN-10: 0128042915 | ISBN-13: 978-0128042915 | Edition: 4.
Amazon link

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 6328W

Health Care Delivery in EHR-Enabled Environment

Simmons, Debora, PhD, RN, CCNS, FAAN

Required Textbooks

Pavejit, B. (2018). The Core Elements of Value in Healthcare. Chicago, IL: Health Administration Press. ISBN 9781567939705.
Amazon Link

BMI 6333

Current Topics in Genomics

Jia, Pelin, PhD

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 7301

Grant Writing

Frieden, Lex, MA, LLD (hon)

Recommended Textbook

Gitlin, L. N., & Lyons, K. J. (2013). Successful grant writing: Strategies for health and human service professionals (4th ed.). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.
ISBN-10: 0826100902 | ISBN-13: 978-0826100900 | Edition: 4. 
Amazon link

BMI 7304

Advanced Research Design for Biomedical Informatics

Susan Fenton, PhD, RHIA FAHIMA

Required Textbook

Shadish, W., Cook, T., & Campbell, D. (2002). Experimental and quasi-experimental designs for generalized causal inference (2nd ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing.
ISBN-10: 0395615569 | ISBN-13: 978-0395615560| Edition: 2. 
Amazon Link

Additional readings will be posted each week in the Canvas course.

BMI 7150

Research Seminar

Elmer Bernstam, MD, MSE

No Textbook

BMI 7151 

Seminar in Precision Medicine

Zhongming Zhao, PhD, MS

No Textbook