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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...

Information Technology in Medical Diagnostics II: Proceedings of the International Scientific Internet Conference “Computer Graphics and Image Processing" and the XLVIIIth International Scientific and Practical Conference “Application of Lasers in Medicine and Biology", May 2018

1st Edition

Waldemar Wójcik, Sergii Pavlov, Maksat Kalimoldayev
February 19, 2019

For many centuries, mankind has tried to learn about his health. Initially, during the pre-technological period, he could only rely on his senses. Then there were simple tools to help the senses. The breakthrough turned out to be the discovery of X-rays, which gave insight into the human body....

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...

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...

Health Care in the Next Curve: Transforming a Dysfunctional Industry

1st Edition

John Abendshien
August 14, 2018

Healthcare in the U.S. is a critical juncture. We face a sharp upward rise in the number of people with chronic diseases and disabilities. As demands on our current health system grow, so will costs. But as a society we are approaching the upper limit of how much we are willing (or able) to spend...

Working Posture Assessment: The TACOS (Time-Based Assessment Computerized Strategy) Method

1st Edition

Daniela Colombini, Enrico Occhipinti
August 08, 2018

This book covers how to analyze awkward working postures, particularly of the spine and lower limbs, in specific groups exposed. The methods covered suggests how to evaluate the postures correctly, taking account of the duration and sequence of the tasks involved, even in very complex scenarios...

Digital Healing: People, Information, Healthcare

1st Edition

Marc Ringel
June 22, 2018

Medical practice and research are inconceivable today without electronic computing and communication tools. Digital machines do many tasks orders-of-magnitude better, faster and more accurately than humans. Still, there are functions critical to the healthcare endeavor that people do much better...

Developing a Data Warehouse for the Healthcare Enterprise: Lessons from the Trenches, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Bryan P. Bergeron, Hamad Al-Daig, MBA, Osama Alswailem, MD, MA, Enam UL Hoque, MBA, PMP, CPHIMS, Fadwa Saad AlBawardi, MS
May 21, 2018

This third edition to the award-winning book is a straightforward view of a clinical data warehouse development project, from inception through implementation and follow-up. Through first-hand experiences from individuals charged with such an implementation, this book offers guidance and multiple...

Hoshin Kanri for Healthcare: Toyota-Style Long-Term Thinking and Strategy Deployment to Unlock Your Organization’s True Potential

1st Edition

Gerard A. Berlanga, Brock C. Husby, Heather K. Anderson
May 04, 2018

The best healthcare organizations have developed effective approaches to develop compelling strategic visions and strategies based on long-term thinking and continue to apply Lean principles across their organizations to create a culture of continuous improvement. Establishing effective strategies...

Poised for Peak Performance in Healthcare: A Practical Approach to Execute Expense Reduction and Revenue Enhancement Initiatives

1st Edition

Ali Birjandi
April 06, 2018

The current healthcare system is under attack by market, government, and consumer forces. To stay solvent, organizations must be performing at the top of their game. This book provides detailed instructions to bring organizations to the next level of performance by teaching all the secrets straight...

Better Value Health Checks: A Practical Guide

1st Edition

Nick Summerton
April 05, 2018

This book explores the practical aspects of setting up and assessing the quality of health checks. It is the first book to support clinicians and managers in enhancing the value of health checks in improving health outcomes, an increasingly essential goal for health services. The book will help...

Performance Improvement in Hospitals and Health Systems: Managing Analytics and Quality in Healthcare, 2nd Edition

2nd Edition

James R. Langabeer II
February 20, 2018

Healthcare Organizations offer significant opportunities for change and improvement in their overall performance. Hospitals and clinics are generally large, complex, and inefficient, and need serious development in process workflow and management systems, which will ultimately lead to better...

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