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Blockchain for Medical Research: Accelerating Trust in Healthcare

1st Edition

Sean T. Manion, Yaël Bizouati-Kennedy
March 19, 2020

It takes 17 years on average to bring new medical treatments ideas into evidence-based clinical practice. The growing replicability crisis in science further delays these "new miracles." Blockchain can improve science and accelerate medical research while bringing a new layer of trust to healthcare...

Building Connected Communities of Care: The Playbook For Streamlining Effective Coordination Between Medical And Community-Based Organizations

1st Edition

Keith Kosel, Steve Miff
February 28, 2020

As a community, aligning efforts across a community to support the safety and well-being of vulnerable and underserved individuals is extraordinarily difficult. These individuals suffer disproportionally from health issues, job loss, a lack of stable housing, high utility costs, substance abuse,...

Voice Technology in Healthcare: Leveraging Voice to Enhance Patient and Provider Experiences

1st Edition

David Metcalf, Teri Fisher, Sandhya Pruthi, Harry P. Pappas
February 21, 2020

The healthcare industry is on the cutting edge of voice-user interface (VUI) design and making great progress to improve patient care through developing technologies, literally transforming the voice of the industry. The advantages of VUI extend far beyond simple conveniences for patients or a...

AI in Health: A Leader’s Guide to Winning in the New Age of Intelligent Health Systems

1st Edition

Tom Lawry
February 13, 2020

We are in the early stages of the next big platform shift in healthcare computing. Fueled by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Cloud, this shift is already transforming the way health and medical services are provided. As the industry transitions from static digital repositories to intelligent...

A Model to Forecast Future Paradigms: Volume 1: Introduction to Knowledge Is Power in Four Dimensions

1st Edition

Bahman Zohuri, Farhang Mossavar-Rahmani
January 10, 2020

In this volume, the authors’ two-fold objective is to lay out a methodology and approach that allows the reader to learn how to utilize existing technology in the form of computer software and hardware for forecasting and decision-making and to discuss factors that affect upcoming events that, in...

Improving Productivity In Health Care

1st Edition

Jack H.U. Brown, Jacqueline Comola
August 27, 2019

First Published in 1988, this book offers a full, comprehensive guide to improving and streamlining productivity in health care. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for students of medicine, student nurses,...

Influencing Health: A Comprehensive Guide to Working with Online Influencers

1st Edition

Amelia Burke-Garcia
August 21, 2019

The U.S., and countries around the globe, are facing an ever-evolving series of health issues, including obesity, food deserts, child hunger, poor maternal health outcomes, and the resurgence of communicable diseases. Traditionally, health communicators and marketers have talked about these issues...

Leadership for Intellectual Disability Service: Motivating Change and Improvement

1st Edition

Fintan Sheerin, Elizabeth A. Curtis
April 29, 2019

People with intellectual disability often experience challenges in their lives. These may be due to difficulties in social adaptation, but may also be related to a reality of disempowerment whereby they have little role in the decisions central to their lives or in the provision of health,...

Enterprise Agility in Healthcare: Candid Case Studies of Successful Organizational Transformations

1st Edition

John G. Stenbeck, Lauren E. Mix
November 15, 2018

Enterprise Agility in Healthcare explains why agility is vital to organizational survival. It details the critical variables that only executive leaders can address in a way that ensures success. It uses the experiences of two major healthcare organizations in order to frame the situational context...

Global Health Impacts of Nanotechnology Law: A Tool for Stakeholder Engagement

1st Edition

Ilise L Feitshans
May 11, 2018

Small things add up: trillions of dollars of products applying nanotechnology have been marketed to consumers promising new medicines, strong packaging to protect goods from contamination, stronger eyelash mascara and long-lasting lipstick, construction materials for housing, cheaper energy, and...

Poised for Peak Performance in Healthcare: A Practical Approach to Execute Expense Reduction and Revenue Enhancement Initiatives

1st Edition

Ali Birjandi
April 06, 2018

The current healthcare system is under attack by market, government, and consumer forces. To stay solvent, organizations must be performing at the top of their game. This book provides detailed instructions to bring organizations to the next level of performance by teaching all the secrets straight...

Understanding Healthcare Economics: Managing Your Career in an Evolving Healthcare System, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Jeanne Wendel, PHD, Teresa D. Serratt, PHD, RN, William O'Donohue, PHD
December 11, 2017

Healthcare economics is a topic of increasing importance due to the substantial changes that are expected to radically alter the way Americans obtain and finance healthcare. Understanding Healthcare Economics, 2nd Edition provides an evidence-based framework to help practitioners comprehend the...

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