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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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?

1st Edition

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

1st Edition

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...

Analyzing Form, Function, and Financing of the U.S. Health Care System

1st Edition

Paula Stamps Duston
December 24, 2015

Analyzing Form, Function, and Financing of the U.S. Health Care System tells the story of the U.S. health care system by using a narrative approach identifying function rather than the more common data-driven focus on structure. It presents policy decisions we have made about our health care system...

Oracle Case Management Solutions

1st Edition

Léon Smiers, Manas Deb, Joop Koster, Prasen Palvankar
October 22, 2015

Organizations increasingly need to deal with unstructured processes that traditional business process management (BPM) suites are not designed to deal with. High-risk, yet high-value, loan origination or credit approvals, police investigations, and healthcare patient treatment are just a few...

Healthcare Data Analytics

1st Edition

Chandan K. Reddy, Charu C. Aggarwal
June 23, 2015

At the intersection of computer science and healthcare, data analytics has emerged as a promising tool for solving problems across many healthcare-related disciplines. Supplying a comprehensive overview of recent healthcare analytics research, Healthcare Data Analytics provides a clear...

SAFER Electronic Health Records: Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience

1st Edition

Dean F. Sittig, Hardeep Singh
April 14, 2015

This important volume provide a one-stop resource on the SAFER Guides along with the guides themselves and information on their use, development, and evaluation. The Safety Assurance Factors for EHR Resilience (SAFER) guides, developed by the editors of this book, identify recommended practices to...

Direct Pay: A Simpler Way to Practice Medicine

1st Edition

Divya Srinivasan Sridhar
February 12, 2015

Direct Pay: A Simpler Way to Practice Medicine examines the direct pay business model as a policy alternative and potential policy solution to the economic, technological, and sociocultural problems that have emerged for practicing physicians as a result of the Affordable Care Act. Based on a...

Big Data and Health Analytics

1st Edition

Katherine Marconi, Harold Lehmann
December 20, 2014

Data availability is surpassing existing paradigms for governing, managing, analyzing, and interpreting health data. Big Data and Health Analytics provides frameworks, use cases, and examples that illustrate the role of big data and analytics in modern health care, including how public health...

Handbook of Concierge Medical Practice Design

1st Edition

Maria K. Todd
December 10, 2014

In concierge medicine, physicians develop amenities-rich membership programs and collect a monthly or annual membership fee to pay for the amenities in addition to the medical services rendered. Handbook of Concierge Medical Practice Design examines the many considerations physicians must make...

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