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

1st Edition

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...

Big Data in ehealthcare: Challenges and Perspectives

1st Edition

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....

Value Dominant Logic: Helping Individuals and Their Companies to Succeed

1st Edition

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,...

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

1st Edition

Hassan Salah, Michael Kidd
November 30, 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...

The Healthcare Collapse: Where We've Been and Where We Need to Go

1st Edition

Eldo Frezza
November 21, 2018

The evolution of the healthcare system in the U.S. has seen numerous changes in the last 30 years where fee-for-service was the mainstay of reimbursement models and hospitals were managed by physicians and patient care was key. The early 1990’s saw the emergence of HMOs and other managed care...

Who Knew?: Inside the Complexity of American Health Care

1st Edition

Lynn H. Vogel
November 21, 2018

Despite all the writing and the research, America’s health care industry continues to fail at providing health care that is accessible and affordable, with measurable quality. The fundamental reason we have failed is that health care is not only a complex business, but the most complex in our...

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

1st Edition

Valentina Gokenbach
November 19, 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...

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

1st Edition

John G. Stenbeck, Lauren E. Mix
November 15, 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...

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

1st Edition

Vincent K. Omachonu
November 13, 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...

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

1st Edition

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...

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
October 02, 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...

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