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The Journey Never Ends: Technology's Role in Helping Perfect Health Care Outcomes

1st Edition

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David Garets, Claire McCarthy Garets
March 8, 2016

If your health care organization is typical, you were successful in getting your electronic medical record (EMR) system installed on time and within budget. You declared victory and collected some money from meaningful use. But very quickly, you realized you were not getting the expected return on y...

Glaser on Health Care IT: Perspectives from the Decade that Defined Health Care Information Technology

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John P. Glaser
February 16, 2016

John Glaser has been an astute observer and recognized leader in the health care industry for over thirty years. He has written a regular column for Hospitals & Health Networks in which he comments on a wide range of topics, including improving organizational performance through health informati...

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...

Reinventing Clinical Decision Support: Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, and Diagnostic Reasoning

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Paul Cerrato, John Halamka
December 20, 2019

This book takes an in-depth look at the emerging technologies that are transforming the way clinicians manage patients, while at the same time emphasizing that the best practitioners use both artificial and human intelligence to make decisions. AI and machine learning are explored at length, with...

The Therapeutic Properties of Medicinal Plants: Health-Rejuvenating Bioactive Compounds of Native Flora

1st Edition

Megh R. Goyal, Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria, Ademola Olabode Ayeleso, T. Jesse Joel, Sujogya Kumar Panda
December 20, 2019

This volume provides informative research on the scientific evidence of the health benefits that can be derived from medicinal plants and how their efficacies can be improved. It is divided into three sections that cover the phytochemistry of medicinal plants, disease management with medicinal...

Information Technology and Data in Healthcare: Using and Understanding Data

1st Edition

David Hartzband
December 18, 2019

Healthcare transformation requires us to continually look at new and better ways to manage insights – both within and outside the organization. Increasingly, the ability to glean and operationalize new insights efficiently as a byproduct of an organization’s day-to-day operations is becoming vital...

Art Therapy Practices for Resilient Youth: A Strengths-Based Approach to At-Promise Children and Adolescents

1st Edition

Marygrace Berberian, Benjamin Davis
December 17, 2019

Art Therapy Practices for Resilient Youth highlights the paradigm shift to treating children and adolescents as "at-promise" rather than "at-risk." By utilizing a strength-based model that moves in opposition to pathology, this volume presents a client-allied modality wherein youth are given the...

Applied Population Health: Delivering Value-Based Care with Actionable Registries

1st Edition

Barbara Berkovich, PhD, MA, Amy Sitapati, MD
December 17, 2019

Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems today provide increasing levels of clinical decision support and are the fulcrum for change for value-based healthcare delivery. Billions of dollars of government and insurer payments are dependent on evidence-based workflow design and quality report. In this...

The Definitive Guide to Emergency Department Operational Improvement: Employing Lean Principles with Current ED Best Practices to Create the “No Wait” Department, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Jody Crane, MD, MBA, Chuck Noon, PhD
December 09, 2019

This revised and updated book explores the academics behind managing the complex service environment that is the Emergency Department (ED) by combining applied management science and practical experiences to create a model of how to improve operations. This book offers a presentation of Lean tools...

A Public Health Strategy for Living, Aging and Dying in Solidarity: Designing Elder-Centered and Palliative Systems of Care, Environments, Services and Supports

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Mary Beth Morrissey, Melissa Lang, Barney Newman
December 09, 2019

With more people living longer lives, there is increased importance in the health care industry on improving services for the elderly. This comprehensive book gives an expert overview of the topics and challenges, along with imperative ethical and legal frameworks. The book also details existing...

Understanding Victims of Interpersonal Violence: A Guide for Investigators and Prosecutors

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Veronique N. Valliere
December 05, 2019

Understanding Victims of Interpersonal Violence: A Guide for Investigators and Prosecutors provides accessible information for criminal justice personnel "in the trenches" with victims of violence to aid in understanding and explaining their behavior. This guide sheds light on interpersonal...

Pharmacology Mind Maps for Medical Students and Allied Health Professionals

1st Edition

Prasan Bhandari
December 05, 2019

Pharmacology Mind Maps is meant as a concise companion for the pharmacology students, enabling them to revise the subject in a short time through the innovative and effective technique of mind maps, after understanding the subject from a standard reference textbook. This handy manual provides the...

Phytochemicals from Medicinal Plants: Scope, Applications, and Potential Health Claims

1st Edition

Hafiz Ansar Rasul Suleria, Megh R. Goyal, Masood Sadiq Butt
December 05, 2019

Phytochemicals from Medicinal Plants: Scope, Applications and Potential Health Claims explores the importance of medicinal plants and their potential benefits for human health. This book looks at bioactive compounds from medicinal plants, the health benefits of bioactive compounds, the applications...

The Microbiome and the Brain

1st Edition

David Perlmutter
December 02, 2019

Brain related disorders are among the most challenging health issues of our time. The development of effective therapeutic and preventive strategies for these disorders relies on a comprehensive understanding of the underlying causative mechanisms. And, until recently, these mechanisms have...

The Healthcare Innovator's Workbook: Making Lean Design in Healthcare Happen

1st Edition

Adam Ward
November 14, 2019

This book gives the reader an inside look at creating a new healthcare service using practical examples and scenarios one would face if doing it themselves. This workbook is a follow-up to the recently published, Lean Design in Healthcare and offers a tactical version of the principles provided in...

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