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Leveraging Data in Healthcare: Best Practices for Controlling, Analyzing, and Using Data

1st Edition

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Rebecca Mendoza Saltiel Busch
December 10, 2015

The healthcare industry is in a state of accelerated transition. The proliferation of data and its assimilation, access, use, and security are ever-increasing challenges. Finding ways to operationalize business and clinical data management in the face of government and market mandates is enough to k...

Healthcare Quality and HIT - International Standards, China Practices

1st Edition

Jilan Liu
August 02, 2019

How Chinese hospitals have been growing and adopting international standards such as JCI and HIMSS EMRAM to fuel their advancements is not well-known to the western world. In this book, Jilan Liu, as former Principal Consultant of JCI and current Chief Executive Officer for HIMSS...

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

1st Edition

Hassan Salah, Michael Kidd
April 08, 2019

This joint publication from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) provides a concise analysis of the state of family practice in the 22 countries spread over North Africa, the Middle East and Western Asia, i.e. the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR...

Healthcare Workforce Transitioning: Competency Conversations through World Café

1st Edition

Dr. Anne Drabczyk
March 15, 2019

Healthcare Workforce Transitioning shares with educators and healthcare professionals alike the awareness, integration, and partnership that results from a successful process of framing a Healthcare Management Program around core competencies. To transition toward a successful healthcare career...

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

1st Edition

Hassan Salah, Michael Kidd
February 28, 2019

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...

Improving Patient Safety: Tools and Strategies for Quality Improvement

1st Edition

Raghav Govindarajan, Harleen Kaur, Anudeep Yelam
January 28, 2019

Based on the IOM's estimate of 44,000 deaths annually, medical errors rank as the eighth leading cause of death in the U.S. Clearly medical errors are an epidemic that needs to be contained. Despite these numbers, patient safety and medical errors remain an issue for physicians and other clinicians...

HEALTHCARE's OUT SICK - PREDICTING A CURE - Solutions that WORK !!!!: Predictive Analytic Modeling, Decision Making, INNOVATIONS and Precision Medicine Necessary to Correct the Broken Healthcare Delivery System

1st Edition

Gary D. Miner, Linda Miner, Darrell L. Dean
January 23, 2019

The U.S. healthcare system is in "complete chaos-disarray." Medical costs have increased significantly over the past 6 years with 70% increase for deductibles and 24% or more for health insurance premiums. All the while, workers earnings have either not increased or if they did, the pay raises were...

Transformation and Your New EHR: The Communications and Change Leadership Playbook for Implementing Electronic Health Records

1st Edition

Dennis R. Delisle, Andy McLamb, Samantha Inch
January 17, 2019

Transformation and Your New EHR offers a robust communication and change leadership approach to support electronic health record (EHR) implementations and transformation journeys. This book highlights the approach and philosophy of communication, change leadership, and systems and process design,...

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...

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...

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...

HIMSS Dictionary of Health Information Technology Terms, Acronyms, and Organizations

4th Edition

Himss
September 18, 2018

This significantly expanded and newest edition of the bestselling HIMSS Dictionary of Health Information Technology Terms, Acronyms, and Organizations has been developed and extensively reviewed by more than 50 industry experts. The fourth edition of this dictionary serves as a quick reference for...

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