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The Lean Prescription: Powerful Medicine for Our Ailing Healthcare System

The Lean Prescription: Powerful Medicine for Our Ailing Healthcare System

Patricia A. Gabow, Philip L. Goodman

October 20, 2014

In this book, Dr. Gabow, former CEO of Denver Health of 20 years, teams up with Philip Goodman, a 34-year veteran of Denver Health who directed the Lean System group, to share their Lean journey. The Lean Prescription: Powerful Medicine for Our Ailing Healthcare System tells the story of how Dr....

Nutrition and Performance in Masters Athletes

Nutrition and Performance in Masters Athletes

Peter R.J. Reaburn

October 15, 2014

Addresses the Aging Process and Its Effect on Sports Performance Age-related changes influence all physiological systems, including those used during exercise and sport. Highlighting masters athletes—older adults who train and compete in organized sports—Nutrition and Performance in Masters...

Medical Staff Integration: Transactions and Transformation

Medical Staff Integration: Transactions and Transformation

A. Michael La Penna

October 14, 2014

There is a transformation of equity occurring in the health care industry with hospitals and health systems purchasing physician practices. As traditional hospital structures meet the entrepreneurial physician manager in today’s rapidly changing environment, numerous transitional challenges are...

Neurodegenerative Disease and Micronutrients: Prevention and Treatment

Neurodegenerative Disease and Micronutrients: Prevention and Treatment

Kedar N. Prasad

October 13, 2014

The book proposes that a preparation of antioxidants and micronutrients, in combination with standard therapy, may reduce progression and improve management better than standard therapy alone for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s disease, as well as PTSD, traumatic brain injury,...

Unlocking Sustained Innovation Success in Healthcare

Unlocking Sustained Innovation Success in Healthcare

Gregory C. McLaughlin, Suzanne Richins

October 09, 2014

Outlining the critical need to apply innovation to reduce costs and improve efficiency in the healthcare industry, Unlocking Sustained Innovation Success in Healthcare explains why innovation management is a must for all healthcare organizations. It describes how innovation, when implemented as a...

Patient Handling in the Healthcare Sector: A Guide for Risk Management with MAPO Methodology (Movement and Assistance of Hospital Patients)

Patient Handling in the Healthcare Sector: A Guide for Risk Management with MAPO Methodology (Movement and Assistance of Hospital Patients)

Olga Menoni, Natale Battevi, Silvia Cairoli

September 18, 2014

Hospital staff and caregivers are regularly exposed to biomechanical overload risk, particularly at spine and shoulder level—a risk factor that will continue to rise with the progressive aging of the population. Patient Handling in the Healthcare Sector: A Guide for Risk Management with MAPO...

Official (ISC)2 Guide to the HCISPP CBK

Official (ISC)2 Guide to the HCISPP CBK

Steven Hernandez

September 10, 2014

HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioners (HCISPPSM) are the frontline defense for protecting patient information. These are the practitioners whose foundational knowledge and experience unite healthcare information security and privacy best practices and techniques under one...

Big Data: A Business and Legal Guide

Big Data: A Business and Legal Guide

James R. Kalyvas, Michael R. Overly

September 03, 2014

Big Data: A Business and Legal Guide supplies a clear understanding of the interrelationships between Big Data, the new business insights it reveals, and the laws, regulations, and contracting practices that impact the use of the insights and the data. Providing business executives and lawyers (...

Paradox and Imperatives in Health Care: Redirecting Reform for Efficiency and Effectiveness, Revised Edition

Paradox and Imperatives in Health Care: Redirecting Reform for Efficiency and Effectiveness, Revised Edition

Jeffrey C. Bauer

August 25, 2014

The Paradox: Americans are not as healthy as people in dozens of comparable countries that spend 30 percent less on health care, and our medical marketplace overall is plagued by persistent problems of cost, quality, and access. Yet, the world’s best individual health systems are located in the U.S...

Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation: The Lefaivre Rainbow Effect

Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation: The Lefaivre Rainbow Effect

Christine Lefaivre

August 07, 2014

The Lefaivre Rainbow Effect is a groundbreaking treatment for those suffering from a traumatic brain injury (TBI). This strategy is different from most others because it is individually designed for each client and focuses on the cognitive retraining of the brain based on pre-injury lifestyle as...

Preventing Medical Device Recalls

Preventing Medical Device Recalls

Dev Raheja

July 25, 2014

A critical and often overlooked aspect of preventing medical device recalls is the ability to implement systems thinking. Although systems thinking won’t prevent every mistake, it remains one of the most effective tools for evaluating hidden risks and discovering robust solutions for eliminating...

Professional Values in Nursing

Professional Values in Nursing

Lesley Baillie, Sharon Black

July 23, 2014

This practical guide explores professional values in nursing, helping you to develop safe, compassionate, dignified, person-centred and evidence-based nursing practice. The emphasis of the book is on fundamental values of equality, dignity and caring. The authors discuss holistic nursing care,...