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The Journey Never Ends: Technology's Role in Helping Perfect Health Care Outcomes

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David Garets, Claire McCarthy Garets
March 8, 2016

If your health care organization is typical, you were successful in getting your electronic medical record (EMR) system installed on time and within budget. You declared victory and collected some money from meaningful use. But very quickly, you realized you were not getting the expected return on y...

Glaser on Health Care IT: Perspectives from the Decade that Defined Health Care Information Technology

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John P. Glaser
February 16, 2016

John Glaser has been an astute observer and recognized leader in the health care industry for over thirty years. He has written a regular column for Hospitals & Health Networks in which he comments on a wide range of topics, including improving organizational performance through health informati...

Leveraging Data in Healthcare: Best Practices for Controlling, Analyzing, and Using Data

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Rebecca Mendoza Saltiel Busch
December 10, 2015

The healthcare industry is in a state of accelerated transition. The proliferation of data and its assimilation, access, use, and security are ever-increasing challenges. Finding ways to operationalize business and clinical data management in the face of government and market mandates is enough to k...

The E-Medicine, E-Health, M-Health, Telemedicine, and Telehealth Handbook (Two Volume Set)

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Halit Eren, John G. Webster
January 16, 2019

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. This two-volume set describes how information and communication...

Phytochemistry: Volume 1: Fundamentals, Modern Techniques, and Applications

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Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Jonathan Chinenye Ifemeje, Stanley Chidi Udedi, Shashank Kumar
January 09, 2019

This first book in this three-volume set provides comprehensive coverage of a wide range of topics in phytochemistry. With chapters from professional specialists from key institutions around the world, the volume starts with an introduction to phytochemistry and details the fundamentals. Part II...

Phytochemistry: Volume 3: Marine Sources, Industrial Applications, and Recent Advances

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Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Jonathan Chinenye Ifemeje, Shashank Kumar, Nadia Sharif
January 09, 2019

This volume presents chapters that discuss secondary metabolites of marine origin, the industrial applications of phytochemicals, and recent advances in phytochemical research. It considers production of secondary metabolites and accumulations through in vitro cultures and also reviews the effects...

Ethnobotany: Local Knowledge and Traditions

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Jose L. Martinez, Amner Munoz-Acevedo, Mahendra Rai
January 09, 2019

Ethnobotany: Local Knowledge and Traditions discusses various plants that have actually been used in traditional medicine for a specific ailment. It desribes the biological effectiveness (activities) related to each "sickness" which have been scientifically verified. This book will also discuss the...

Lessons from School Psychology: Practical Strategies and Evidence-Based Practice for Professionals and Parents

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Arlene Silva, Gayle Macklem
January 07, 2019

Lessons from School Psychology presents practical advice and evidence-based strategies for school-based professionals and parents to utilize when dealing with challenging and worrisome behavior in children and adolescents. Structured around a series of timely topics facing schools today, chapters...

Assessing Competence in Medicine and Other Health Professions

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Claudio Violato
January 02, 2019

This comprehensive, yet accessible, text demystifies the challenging area of competence assessement in medicine and the health sciences, providing a clear framework and the tools for anyone working or studying in this area. Written by a single, highly experienced, author, the content benefits from...

Big Data in ehealthcare: Challenges and Perspectives

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Nandini Mukherjee, Sarmistha Neogy, Samiran Chattopadhyay
January 02, 2019

This book focuses on the different aspects of handling big data in healthcare. It showcases the current state-of-the-art technology used for storing health records and health data models. It also focuses on the research challenges in big data acquisition, storage, management and analysis....

Revival: Phosphatidate Phosphohydrolase (1988): Volume II

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David N. Brindley
December 31, 2018

Each of these chapters has a general section that describes the special needs for glycerolipid synthesis and the physiological context in which the regulation of phosphatidate phosphohydrolase activity can be understood....

Revival: Phosphatidate Phosphohydrolase (1988): Volume I

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David N. Brindley
December 31, 2018

Each of these chapters has a general section that describes the special needs for glycerolipid synthesis and the physiological context in which the regulation of phosphatidate phosphohydrolase activity can be understood.  ...

Value Dominant Logic: Helping Individuals and Their Companies to Succeed

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Gautam Mahajan
December 20, 2018

Increasing disruption, diminishing returns, and demanding customers require business leaders to create more value, remain relevant, and stay ahead of competition. CEOs must evolve a "value creation" culture for the company in order to properly balance the interests of customers, employees,...

Parents with Eating Disorders: An Intervention Guide

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Shiri Sadeh-Sharvit, James Lock
December 17, 2018

This groundbreaking volume presents a new conceptual approach to treating adults with eating disorders and their children. By utilizing Parent-Based Prevention, a state-of-the-art intervention program from Stanford University for families who risk raising children in the context of parental eating...

The Minor Illness Manual: 5th Edition

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Gina Johnson, Ian Hill-Smith, Chirag Bakhai
December 17, 2018

This new edition of the best-selling Minor Illness Manual has been completely revised and updated with the latest clinical guidance and prescribing information, and includes a new chapter on the changing demands of Primary Care. The simple, clear and easy-to-use format enables Primary Care...

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