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

1st Edition

Eldo Frezza
October 19, 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...

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

1st Edition

Hassan Salah, Michael Kidd
October 18, 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...

Assessing the Value of Digital Health: Leveraging the HIMSS Value STEPS™ Framework

1st Edition

Kendall Cortelyou-Ward, Margaret Schulte, Lorren Pettit
October 08, 2018

HIMSS set out to develop a dynamic framework by which to easily catalogue the varied beneficial evidences of digital health. From this effort, HIMSS introduced to the market the HIMSS Value STEPS™ framework. This book will leverage the HIMSS Value STEPS™ model to identify and define the...

Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Manufacturing Computer Systems Validation

1st Edition

Orlando Lopez
September 19, 2018

Validation of computer systems is the process that assures the formal assessment and report of quality and performance measures for all the life-cycle stages of software and system development, its implementation, qualification and acceptance, operation, modification, requalification, maintenance...

Information Governance for Healthcare Professionals: A Practical Approach

1st Edition

Robert F. Smallwood
September 17, 2018

Like other critical organizational assets, information is a strategic asset that requires high level of oversight in order to be able to effectively use it for organizational decision-making, performance improvement, cost management, and risk mitigation. Adopting an information governance program...

Practical Management and Leadership for Doctors: Second Edition

2nd Edition

John Wattis, Stephen Curran, Elizabeth Cotton
September 14, 2018

This practical, concise book will help every medical manager survive and thrive in the increasingly challenging world of healthcare. It offers a hands-on introduction to the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviour required to succeed in a modern healthcare setting. Focussing on common issues and...

Every Doctor: Healthier Doctors = Healthier Patients

1st Edition

Leanne Rowe, Michael Kidd
September 04, 2018

"Every Doctor spoke to me deeply and personally … as we face the challenges of 21st Century medical practice, I felt cared for, much like I do when visiting my personal family doctor. Every Doctor will speak to you as well." Associate Professor Sandy Buchman, Family Physician Practising in...

The Way It Turned Out

1st Edition

Herant Katchadourian
August 23, 2018

This memoir is the account of the life of the author’s spanning seven decades lived on three continents: The Middle East, Europe and the United States. What sets this memoir apart from so many others is the breadth of its cultural dimensions and the depth of its psychological insights. Many memoirs...

Health Care in the Next Curve: Transforming a Dysfunctional Industry

1st Edition

John Abendshien
August 14, 2018

Healthcare in the U.S. is a critical juncture. We face a sharp upward rise in the number of people with chronic diseases and disabilities. As demands on our current health system grow, so will costs. But as a society we are approaching the upper limit of how much we are willing (or able) to spend...

Working Posture Assessment: The TACOS (Time-Based Assessment Computerized Strategy) Method

1st Edition

Daniela Colombini, Enrico Occhipinti
August 08, 2018

This book covers how to analyze awkward working postures, particularly of the spine and lower limbs, in specific groups exposed. The methods covered suggests how to evaluate the postures correctly, taking account of the duration and sequence of the tasks involved, even in very complex scenarios...

An Introduction to Health Information Technology in LTPAC Settings

1st Edition

Gregory L. Alexander, PhD, RN, FAAN, Derr F. John, RPh, FASCP, Lorren Pettit, MS, MBA
July 10, 2018

A multiplicity of factors converging together suggest the long term/post-acute care (LTPAC) provider community (e.g. nursing homes, behavioral health facilities, home health agencies, etc.) will accelerate in importance within the healthcare ecosystem during the next few years. The challenge for...

Machine Learning and IoT: A Biological Perspective

1st Edition

Shampa Sen, Leonid Datta, Sayak Mitra
July 03, 2018

This book discusses some of the innumerable ways in which computational methods can be used to facilitate research in biology and medicine - from storing enormous amounts of biological data to solving complex biological problems and enhancing treatment of various grave diseases....

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