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

1st Edition


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

1st Edition


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

1st Edition


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...

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...

The Resilient Healthcare Organization: How to Reduce Physician and Healthcare Worker Burnout

1st Edition

George Mayzell, MD, MBA
March 18, 2020

Professional burnout is an epidemic in America. Approximately half of physicians and nurses are affected and at risk for themselves and their patients. Much has been written about professional burnout. The term was originally coined in the 1970s by American psychologist Herbert Freudenberger to...

Clark’s Procedures in Diagnostic Imaging: A System-Based Approach

1st Edition

A Stewart Whitley, Jan Dodgeon, Angela Meadows, Jane Cullingworth, Ken Holmes, Marcus Jackson, Graham Hoadley, Randeep Kumar Kulshrestha
March 11, 2020

Bringing together conventional contrast media studies, computed tomography, ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging, radionuclide imaging including hybrid imaging using SPECT-CT and PET-CT, DXA studies and digital interventional procedures into one volume, this definitive book is the essential...

The Executive Medical Services Professional: What It Takes to Get to the Top!

1st Edition

Donna Goestenkors, Georgia Day
March 02, 2020

Medical Services Professionals (MSPs) hold a unique place in the healthcare industry. Medical Staff leaders, practitioners and providers rely on MSPs to ensure qualitative regulatory compliance, performance improvement, accreditation, credentialing and governance for physicians, practitioners, and...

Therapies for Nail Disorders: A Quick Guide to Best Practice

1st Edition

Nilton Di Chiacchio, Antonella Tosti
February 28, 2020

This concise text presents the essential points of diagnosis and a quick guide to what are currently the best evidence-based practices in treatment methods. In addition to material on the diseases themselves, there are useful appendices on how to carry out ancillary procedures. Contents: Acute...

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,...

Orchestrating Value: Population Health in the Digital Age

1st Edition

Pam Arlotto, Susan Irby
February 18, 2020

Orchestrating Value: Population Health in the Digital Age focuses on the leadership thinking and mindset changes needed to transition from brick and mortar healthcare to digital health and connected care. The fourth industrial revolution, with convergent disruptions in biology, business models,...

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...

Cultivating a Digital Culture for Effective Patient Engagement: A Strategic Framework and Toolkit for Health-Provider Websites

1st Edition

Lorren Pettit
February 12, 2020

Cultivating a Digital Culture for Effective Patient Engagement offers a strategic framework for healthcare provider websites in order to support patient engagement and connected health initiatives. Referred to as the Health Empowerment Web Strategy Index (HEWSi), the proposed framework is...

Project Management for Healthcare

2nd Edition

David Shirley
February 11, 2020

Project Management for Healthcare, Second Edition covers the significant changes in both the direction of healthcare and the direction of project management. The most significant change in healthcare is the prevalence of online data and the need for its protection. The book explains how data can be...

The Role of Phytoconstitutents in Health Care: Biocompounds in Medicinal Plants

1st Edition

Megh R. Goyal, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria, Ramasamy Harikrishnan
February 06, 2020

This informative volume provides new insights with scientific evidence on the uses of medicinal plants in the treatment of certain diseases. It reviews various therapies with herbal phytoconstituents for certain types of disorders, modes of action, and pharmacological screening. It focuses on...

Effective Lifecycle Management of Healthcare Applications: Utilizing a Portfolio Framework

1st Edition

Susan M. Houston, Ryan D. Kennedy
February 03, 2020

The rapid growth of software applications within healthcare organizations has made it essential to have defined methodologies and formal processes for the management of the entire Information Technology (IT) portfolio. Utilizing a portfolio management framework throughout an application’s lifecycle...