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Health Management Systems (HMS): Home

This is a guide for Health Management Systems students to assist in researching, writing, learning, networking, and more

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This website was created to assist the research efforts of Duquesne University Health Management Systems (HMS) students. It brings together selected relevant Gumberg Library resources and additional websites.

Some of the links connect to resources that are only available to current Duquesne University students, faculty, and staff. These resources will require your Duquesne University ID number or MultiPass credentials if you are working off campus.

What is a Health Mangement Systems professional?

Health Management Systems (HMS) professionals are an integratal part of the evolving health care deliever system.

HMS professionals possess a unique blend of skills in health sciences, business management, and information systems. They are inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Through HMS professional's work, the health care deliever system can be improved and expanded.

What are the major topics of this guide?

This guide is organized into six main parts- Home, Research, Writing, Learning, Networking, and Duquesne.

The Research section divides farther into five separate categories.

  1. Databases,
  2. eBooks/Books,
  3. Evidence Based Practice,
  4. Drug Information, and
  5. Mobile Resources

The Writing section contains resources, services, and other guides to help you write more effectively.

The Learning section provides links to online tools. This section contains two categories.

  1. Continuing Education,
  2. Government

The fifth section, Networking, is divided into three sections to assist in career development.

  1. Certification,
  2. Employment, and
  3. Professional Organizations

Finally, the Duquesne section supports Duquesne's HMS students with information about the department, student organizations, and requirements.

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Donna Beck
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