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Leadership for Intellectual Disability Service: Motivating Change and Improvement

1st Edition

Fintan Sheerin, Elizabeth A. Curtis
April 29, 2019

People with intellectual disability often experience challenges in their lives. These may be due to difficulties in social adaptation, but may also be related to a reality of disempowerment whereby they have little role in the decisions central to their lives or in the provision of health,...

BYOD for Healthcare

1st Edition

Jessica Keyes
September 18, 2018

With 70 percent of organizations already adopting bring your own device (BYOD) and Gartner expecting this number to increase to 90 percent by the end of 2014, it is not a question of if, or when, it’s a question of will you be ready.BYOD for Healthcare provides authoritative guidance to help you...

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...

Blueprint for Engagement: Authentic Leadership

1st Edition

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...

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

1st Edition

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...

Leading Reliable Healthcare

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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...

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