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Population Health: Assessment, Meaningful Action, and Collaboration

Jay Bhatt, Dru Bhattacharya
August 15, 2018

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...

Health Care in the Next Curve: Transforming a Dysfunctional Industry

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

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

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

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....

Digital Healing: People, Information, Healthcare

Marc Ringel
June 22, 2018

Medical practice and research are inconceivable today without electronic computing and communication tools. Digital machines do many tasks orders-of-magnitude better, faster and more accurately than humans. Still, there are functions critical to the healthcare endeavor that people do much better...

A Public Health Strategy for Living, Aging and Dying in Solidarity: Designing Elder-Centered and Palliative Systems of Care, Environments, Services and Supports

Mary Beth Morrissey, Melissa Lang, Barney Newman
June 20, 2018

With more people living longer lives, there is increased importance in the health care industry on improving services for the elderly. This comprehensive book gives an expert overview of the topics and challenges, along with imperative ethical and legal frameworks. The book also details existing...

Blueprint for Engagement: Authentic Leadership

Norma T. Hollis
June 06, 2018

Authentic leadership is an approach to leadership that emphasizes building the leader’s legitimacy through honest relationships with followers which value their input and are built on an ethical foundation. By building trust and generating enthusiastic support from their subordinates, authentic...

The Handbook of Marketing Strategy for Life Science Companies: Formulating the Roadmap You Need to Navigate the Market

Jean-Francois Denault
June 01, 2018

The proposed book is follows in the same steps as the first book in the series, The Handbook of Market Research for Life Sciences. While the first book focused on the techniques and methodologies to collect the market data you need to evaluate your market as well as presentation models for your...

Redefining Innovation: Embracing the 80-80 Rule to Ignite Growth in the Biopharmaceutical Industry

Ruchin Kansal, Jeff Huth
May 24, 2018

Most people marvel at the level of innovation demonstrated by the biopharmaceutical industry in bringing new products to the market – especially in the past 20 years. However, there is a crisis looming in the industry that should be a concern to all of us who take for granted the constant pace at...

Developing a Data Warehouse for the Healthcare Enterprise: Lessons from the Trenches, Third Edition

Bryan P. Bergeron, Hamad Al-Daig, MBA, Osama Alswailem, MD, MA, Enam UL Hoque, MBA, PMP, CPHIMS, Fadwa Saad AlBawardi, MS
May 21, 2018

This third edition to the award-winning book is a straightforward view of a clinical data warehouse development project, from inception through implementation and follow-up. Through first-hand experiences from individuals charged with such an implementation, this book offers guidance and multiple...

How to Think in Medicine: Reasoning, Decision Making, and Communication in Health Sciences and Professions

Milos Jenicek
May 15, 2018

Mastery of quality health care and patient safety begins as soon as we open the hospital doors for the first time and start acquiring practical experience. The acquisition of such experience includes much more than the development of sensorimotor skills and basic knowledge of sciences. It relies on...

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