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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...

Plant- and Marine- Based Phytochemicals for Human Health: Attributes, Potential, and Use

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Megh R. Goyal, Durgesh Nandini Chauhan
November 15, 2018

This new book, Plant- and Marine- Based Phytochemicals for Human Health: Attributes, Potential, and Use, provides insight with scientific evidence on the use of medicinal plants in the treatment of certain diseases. It describes bioactive compounds of marine and plant origin that have been...

Healthcare Value Proposition: Creating a Culture of Excellence in Patient Experience

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Vincent K. Omachonu
November 15, 2018

Never before in the healthcare industry has there been such intense emphasis and open debate on the issue of quality. The steady rise in the cost of healthcare coupled with the need for quality have combined to put the healthcare industry at the top of the national agenda. Quality, costs, and...

The Minor Illness Manual: 5th Edition

5th Edition

Georgina Johnson, Ian Hill-Smith, Chirag Bakhai
November 14, 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...

Phoenix Leadership for Business: An Executive's Strategy for Relevance and Resilience

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Valentina Gokenbach
November 13, 2018

The world continues to ride a wave of turmoil, challenging leaders like never before. New laws, competitive markets and the need to respond to the demands of corporate boards and stockholders unnerve even the most senior of leaders resulting in progressively shorter tenures of those in leadership...

Molecular Biochemistry of Human Diseases: Volume III

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Feuer
November 12, 2018

The present volume is the final of this series where we attempted to bring to the medical scientific community an integrated view of the funamentals of disease processes and clinical biochemical diagnoses. Basic medical knowledge is advancing at an accelerated pace due to significant progress in...

Application of Proteolytic Enzymes to Protein Structure Standards: Volume I

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Elemer Mihalyi
November 12, 2018

A state is approached in the knowledge of the structure of proteins and of the function of proteolytic enzymes wherein the understanding of the complex interactions involved in the proteolysis of native proteins will be possible. This book has been written with the purpose of presenting these...

Role of Calcium in Biological Systems: Volume V

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L.J. Anghileri
November 12, 2018

The principle aim of this publication is to put together studies concerning human, animal, and vegetal physiology that usually are scattered in a variety of books and journals, and in this way give to the scientists and physicians a first hand and complete evaluation of the actual knowledge on the...

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

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John G. Stenbeck, Lauren E. Mix
November 12, 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...

Ethnobotany: Application of Medicinal Plants

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Jose L. Martinez, Amner Munoz-Acevedo, Mahendra Rai
October 30, 2018

Ethnobotany is an important branch of Plant Science, that deals with the study of the relationship between plants and people. It includes the traditional use of plants in different fields like medicine and agriculture. These plants are mostly used by the rural and tribal people for their livelihood...

Family Practice in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Universal Health Coverage and Quality Primary Care

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Hassan Salah, Michael Kidd
October 25, 2018

This is the first book to analyze in depth the current causes of shortage of family physicians and the relative weakness of the family practice model in many countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.  Focusing on engagement with the private health sector in scaling up family practice, the...

Promoting Biodiversity in Food Systems

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Irana W. Hawkins
October 24, 2018

Biodiversity of the food system is crucial for food production and loss of biodiversity is a pressing issue. This book focuses on biodiversity’s crucial role in food systems, health and well-being, and fate of the natural environment. It provides practical recommendations on how proper food systems...

Medical Ethics: A Reference Guide for Guaranteeing Principled Care and Quality

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Eldo Frezza
October 24, 2018

Medical ethics is a system of moral principles that apply values to the practice of clinical medicine and in scientific research. Medical ethics allow for people, regardless of background, to be guaranteed quality and principled care. It is based on a set of values that professionals can refer to...

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