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Population Health: Assessment, Meaningful Action, and Collaboration

Jay Bhatt, Dru Bhattacharya
August 15, 2017

This book explores how practitioners can advance public health objectives in the three main areas of law, technology, and multisectoral collaboration. For example, there must be clear compliance with new Affordable Care Act and Patient Protection laws. All the while, strides must be taken to...

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...

Just-in-Time for Healthcare

Thomas L. Jackson
March 06, 2017

The change from traditional ways of producing and managing healthcare services to a just-in-time approach requires a new understanding about what adds value for the patient or customer, and what does not. Just-in-Time for Healthcare is intended to share powerful knowledge that will help you...

Connected Health: Improving Care, Safety, and Efficiency with Wearables and IoT Solution

Richard Krohn, David Metcalf, Patricia Salber
February 01, 2017

Connected Health is the most dynamic phenomenon in healthcare technology today. From smartphones and tablets to apps, body sensors and telemedicine, Connected Health promises to stir foundational shifts in healthcare quality and delivery. This is a watershed moment in healthcare – the Connected...

A Healthcare Solution: A Patient-Centered, Resource Management Perspective

Mark A. Vonderembse, David D. Dobrzykowski
October 24, 2016

The evidence is undeniable. By any measure, the US spends more on healthcare than any other country in the world, yet its health outcomes as measure by longevity are in the bottom half among developed countries, and its health-related quality of life has remained constant or declined since 1998. In...

Leading the Lean Healthcare Journey: Driving Culture Change to Increase Value, Second Edition

Joan Wellman, Pat Hagan, Howard Jeffries, Cara Bailey
August 25, 2016

This book reveals and describes the leadership and culture change required to remove waste from healthcare processes and eliminate the root cause of soaring costs, poor quality and safety, and limited access. The book's delivery strategy revolves around personal and organizational stories and case...

Resilient Health Care, Volume 3: Reconciling Work-as-Imagined and Work-as-Done

Jeffrey Braithwaite, Robert L. Wears, Erik Hollnagel
August 25, 2016

This book is the 3rd volume in the Resilient Health Care series. Resilient health care is a product of both the policy and managerial efforts to organize, fund and improve services, and the clinical care which is delivered directly to patients. This volume continues the lines of thought in the...

Rethinking Lean in Healthcare: A Business Novel on How a Hospital Restored Quality Patient Care and Obtained Financial Stability Using Lean

Thomas G. Zidel
August 19, 2016

This book deals with a hospital's struggle to secure and maintain financial stability. In the story, the leadership team of a fictional hospital adopts the tools and principles associated with the Toyota Production System or Lean. The story takes the reader through leadership's arduous journey from...

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