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Leading Reliable Healthcare

Bandar Abdulmohsen Al Knawy
December 21, 2017

Leading Reliable Healthcare describes ‘state of the art’ healthcare management systems. The key focus of the publication is ‘reliable’; describing how leadership can ensure never less than reliable standards of care for patients and how excellence can be achieved. The focus throughout is on...

Service Extraordinaire: Unlocking the Value of Concierge Medicine

David Winter
December 20, 2017

Concierge medicine represents a relatively novel health care delivery model that is becoming more appealing both to providers and patients because of its potential to improve quality and value in health care. A gap exists in the current literature regarding the benefits and challenges associated...

Health Information Technology Evaluation Handbook: From Meaningful Use to Meaningful Outcome

Vitaly Herasevich, MD, PhD, MSc, Brian W. Pickering, MD, MSc
October 19, 2017

Governments and clinical providers are investing billions of dollars in health information technologies. This is being done with the expectation that HIT adoption will translate into healthier patients experiencing better care at lower cost. As the first wave of adoption comes to an end,...

Big Book of Emergency Department Psychiatry: A Guide to Patient Centered Operational Improvement

Yener Balan, Karen Murrell, Christopher Bryant Lentz
September 19, 2017

This book focuses on the operational and clinical strategies needed to improve care of Emergency Psychiatric patients. Boarding of psychiatric patients in ED’s is recognized as a national crisis. The American College of Emergency Physicians identified strategies to decrease boarding of psychiatric...

Actionable Intelligence in Healthcare

Jay Liebowitz, Amanda Dawson
April 25, 2017

This book shows healthcare professionals how to turn data points into meaningful knowledge upon which they can take effective action. Actionable intelligence can take many forms, from informing health policymakers on effective strategies for the population to providing direct and predictive insights...

The Handbook of Continuing Professional Development for the Health IT Professional

JoAnn Klinedinst
April 25, 2017

Continuing professional development (CPD) is critical for the health IT professional. Healthcare is fast-paced, dynamic, ever-changing, and global. It’s both exciting and exhausting. And it is rapidly evolving through innovation, Federal incentives, and technological advancements. For these reasons...

Occupational Safety and Hygiene V: Selected papers from the International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene (SHO 2017), April 10-11, 2017, Guimarães, Portugal

Pedro M. Arezes, João Santos Baptista, Monica P. Barroso, Paula Carneiro, Patrício Cordeiro, Nelson Costa, Rui B. Melo, A. Sergio Miguel, Gonçalo Perestrelo
March 21, 2017

Occupational Safety and Hygiene V contains selected contributions from the International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene (SHO 2017, 10-11 April 2017, Guimarães, Portugal). The contributions focus on a wide range of topics, including: - occupational safety- risk assessment- safety...

How Healthcare Data Privacy Is Almost Dead ... and What Can Be Done to Revive It!

John J. Trinckes, Jr.
January 19, 2017

The healthcare industry is under privacy attack. The book discusses the issues from the healthcare organization and individual perspectives. Someone hacking into a medical device and changing it is life-threatening. Personal information is available on the black market. And there are increased...

Leading Healthcare IT: Managing to Succeed

Susan T. Snedaker
November 28, 2016

Healthcare IT is a complex and rapidly evolving field. Success in this arena requires the ability to create a vision, set a strategy, foster collaboration, develop a plan and execute flawlessly every day. This book provides a clear, concise roadmap for professionals who currently manage, direct or...

Introduction to Smart eHealth and eCare Technologies

Sari Merilampi, Andrew Sirkka
November 21, 2016

Both the demographics and lack of resources in the health and well-being industry are increasingly forcing us to find alternative solutions for individualized health and social care. In an effort to address this issue, smart technologies present enormous potential in solving this challenge. This...

Effective Leadership: A Cure for the NHS?

Denise Chaffer
March 10, 2016

While the investigations and reports which have followed recent health care scandals in the UK have highlighted the very important issue of addressing organizational culture and the need for more effective leadership at every level, patients and their families have struggled to comprehend how such...

Bringing Value to Healthcare: Practical Steps for Getting to a Market-Based Model

Rita E. Numerof, Michael Abrams
February 01, 2016

The healthcare sector is on the cusp of sweeping disruption. The hallmarks of the old system—pricing that’s disconnected from outcomes and incentives for treating sickness rather than maintaining health—are no longer sustainable. And yet, after decades of financial success, it’s difficult for most...

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