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Problem Solving for Healthcare Workers: How to Get Better - Lessons Can Be Learned

John Michael Collins
December 13, 2017

While most healthcare facilities have an extremely high success rate at the most challenging lifesaving work and we all know of friends and relatives who have had supreme care, mistakes are still made and patients’ lives have been put at risk and lost. How often have we heard politicians say...

MoneyBall Medicine: Thriving in the New Data-Driven Healthcare Market

Harry Glorikian, Malorye Allison Branca
November 16, 2017

How can a smartwatch help patients with diabetes manage their disease? Why can’t patients find out prices for surgeries and other procedures before they happen? How can researchers speed up the decade-long process of drug development? How will "Precision Medicine" impact patient care outside of...

Planning and Designing Healthcare Facilities: A Lean, Innovative, and Evidence-Based Approach

Vijai Kumar Singh, Paul Lillrank
October 31, 2017

The planning and design of healthcare facilities has evolved over the previous decades from "function follows design" to "design follows function." Facilities stressed the functions of healthcare providers but patient experience was not fully considered. The design process has now crucially evolved...

mHealth Multidisciplinary Verticals

Sasan Adibi
October 27, 2017

An in-depth overview of the emerging concept; Mobile Health (mHealth), mHealth Multidisciplinary Verticals links applications and technologies to key market and vendor players. It also highlights interdependencies and synergies between various stakeholders which drive the research forces behind...

Big Book of Emergency Department Psychiatry: A Guide to Patient Centered Operational Improvement

Yener Balan, Karen Murrell, Christopher Bryant Lentz
September 19, 2017

This book focuses on the operational and clinical strategies needed to improve care of Emergency Psychiatric patients. Boarding of psychiatric patients in ED’s is recognized as a national crisis. The American College of Emergency Physicians identified strategies to decrease boarding of psychiatric...

The Project Manager’s Guide to Health Information Technology Implementation, 2nd Edition

Susan M. Houston
August 21, 2017

This book focuses on providing information on project management specific for software implementations within the healthcare industry. It can be used as a beginners’ guide as well as a reference for current project managers who might be new to software implementations. Utilizing the Project...

Health Systems Improvement Across the Globe: Success Stories from 60 Countries

Jeffrey Braithwaite, Russell Mannion, Yukihiro Matsuyama, Paul Shekelle, Stuart Whittaker, Samir Al-Adawi
August 03, 2017

Following on from 2015’s Healthcare Reform, Quality and Safety: Perspectives, Participants, Partnerships and Prospects in 30 Countries, this book encompasses a global perspective on healthcare while shifting the focus from reform to showcasing success stories of healthcare systems worldwide. It...

PROPEL to Quality Healthcare: Six Steps to Improve Patient Care, Staff Engagement, and the Bottom Line

Thomas M Muha, Martha Murphy
August 01, 2017

You got into healthcare because you wanted to help people, but quickly discovered providing high-quality care is challenging. Seemingly impossible demands are placed on you and your team. Some coworkers are constantly complaining; others are in their silos doing only what they must to get through...

Telehealth and Mobile Health

Halit Eren, John G. Webster
July 26, 2017

The E-Medicine, E-Health, M-Health, Telemedicine, and Telehealth Handbook provides extensive coverage of modern telecommunication in the medical industry, from sensors on and within the body to electronic medical records and beyond. Telehealth and Mobile Health is the second volume of this...

Telemedicine and Electronic Medicine

Halit Eren, John G. Webster
July 26, 2017

The E-Medicine, E-Health, M-Health, Telemedicine, and Telehealth Handbook provides extensive coverage of modern telecommunication in the medical industry, from sensors on and within the body to electronic medical records and beyond. Telemedicine and Electronic Medicine is the first volume of this...

Disrupting the Status Quo: Northwell Health's Mission to Reshape the Future of Health Care

Charles Kenney
May 15, 2017

We are in the midst of what may well be the most confusing, turbulent period in the history of modern medicine. This book seeks to cut through the fog and confusion that enshrouds the health care industry to provide clarity on where the industry stands today and where it is headed. The book defines...

Process Redesign for Health Care Using Lean Thinking: A Guide for Improving Patient Flow and the Quality and Safety of Care

David I. Ben-Tovim
March 14, 2017

Process Redesign for Health Care Using Lean Thinking is a response to a simple, but hard to answer, question and is the result of the experiences of a working doctor who was also the chief safety and quality officer of an Australian teaching hospital. At this hospital, he observed that the...

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