Handbook of Research on ICTs and Management Systems for Improving Efficiency in Healthcare and Social Care Book

Handbook of Research on ICTs and Management Systems for Improving Efficiency in Healthcare and Social Care


  • Author : Cruz-Cunha, Maria Manuela
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2013-04-30
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1531
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466639911

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Handbook of Research on ICTs and Management Systems for Improving Efficiency in Healthcare and Social Care Excerpt :

Through the use of ICT tools, such as the internet, portals, and telecommunication devices, the quality of healthcare has improved in local and global health; aiding in the development of a sustainable economy. Handbook of Research on ICTs and Management Systems for Improving Efficiency in Healthcare and Social Care brings together a valuable research collection on ICT elements needed to improve communication and collaboration between global health institutes, public and private organizations, and foundations. Highlighting the adoption and success factors in the development of technologies for healthcare, this book is essential for IT professionals, technology solution providers, researchers, and students interested in technology and its relationship with healthcare and social services.

Handbook of Research on ICTs for Human Centered Healthcare and Social Care Services Book

Handbook of Research on ICTs for Human Centered Healthcare and Social Care Services


  • Author : Cruz-Cunha, Maria Manuela
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2013-04-30
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 978
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466639874

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Handbook of Research on ICTs for Human Centered Healthcare and Social Care Services Excerpt :

In addition to creating the opportunity for collaboration, transformation, and innovation in the healthcare industry, technology plays an essential role in the development of human well-being and psychological growth. Handbook of Research on ICTs for Human-Centered Healthcare and Social Services is a comprehensive collection of relevant research on technology and its developments of ICTs in healthcare and social services. This book focuses on the emerging trends in the social and healthcare sectors such as social networks, security of ICTs, and advisory services, beneficial to researchers, scholars, students, and practitioners to further their interest in technological advancements.

Global Perspectives on Health Communication in the Age of Social Media Book

Global Perspectives on Health Communication in the Age of Social Media


  • Author : Sekalala, Seif
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2018-02-09
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 348
  • ISBN 10 : 9781522537175

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Global Perspectives on Health Communication in the Age of Social Media Excerpt :

Numerous studies suggest that people with a variety of health concerns are increasingly turning to online networks for social support. As a result, the number of online support communities has risen over the past two decades. Global Perspectives on Health Communication in the Age of Social Media is a critical scholarly resource that examines the illness and pain-and-suffering narrative of health communication. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics, such as social networks, patient empowerment, and e-health, this book is geared towards professionals and researchers in health informatics as well as students, practitioners, clinicians, and academics.

Contemporary Applications of Mobile Computing in Healthcare Settings Book

Contemporary Applications of Mobile Computing in Healthcare Settings


  • Author : Rajkumar, R.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2018-05-19
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 259
  • ISBN 10 : 9781522550372

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Contemporary Applications of Mobile Computing in Healthcare Settings Excerpt :

The use of mobile devices in medical care settings and by wellness professionals has influenced and changed many aspects of clinical practice. Mobile devices have become ubiquitous in these settings, leading to rapid growth in the development of medical apps. Contemporary Applications of Mobile Computing in Healthcare Settings is a critical scholarly resource that explores the benefits of using mobile devices and apps in the medical field and examines the shortcomings in the validation practices regarding these technologies. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics such as smart healthcare, patient surveillance, and body fitness monitoring, this book is geared toward academicians, nurses, medical professionals, practitioners, and students seeking current research on the quality and safety of the apps currently available for use by medical care professionals.

Expert System Techniques in Biomedical Science Practice Book
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Expert System Techniques in Biomedical Science Practice


  • Author : Pattnaik, Prasant Kumar
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2018-06-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9781522551508

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Expert System Techniques in Biomedical Science Practice Excerpt :

Before the integration of expert systems in biomedical science, complex problems required human expertise to solve them through conventional procedural methods. Advancements in expert systems allow for knowledge to be extracted when no human expertise is available and increases productivity through quick diagnosis. Expert System Techniques in Biomedical Science Practice is an essential scholarly resource that contains innovative research on the methods by which an expert system is designed to solve complex problems through the automation of decision making through the use of if-then-else rules rather than conventional procedural methods. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as image processing, bio-signals, and cognitive AI, this book is a vital reference source for computer engineers, information technologists, biomedical engineers, data-processing specialists, medical professionals, and industrialists within the fields of biomedical engineering, pervasive computing, and natural language processing.

Handbook of Research on Trends in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Conditions Book

Handbook of Research on Trends in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Conditions


  • Author : Fotiadis, Dimitrios I.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2015-08-26
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 660
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466688292

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Handbook of Research on Trends in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Conditions Excerpt :

Stemming from environmental, genetic, and situational factors, chronic disease is a critical concern in modern medicine. Managing treatment and controlling symptoms is imperative to the longevity and quality of life of patients with such diseases. The Handbook of Research on Trends in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Conditions features current research on the diagnosis, monitoring, management, and treatment of recurring diseases such as diabetes, Parkinson's disease, autoimmune disorders, and others. This handbook is intended for practitioners and researchers across various disciplines including, but not limited to, biology, biomedical engineering, computer science, and information and communication technologies. Aimed at identifying new disease determinants and the way in which new technologies can contribute to improved health outcomes, this handbook covers a variety of topics, including wearable and mobile technologies, capillaroscopy imaging, diagnostic and monitoring methods, and disease prediction modeling, among others.

Emerging Theory and Practice in Neuroprosthetics Book

Emerging Theory and Practice in Neuroprosthetics


  • Author : Naik, Ganesh R.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2014-05-31
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 377
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466660953

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Emerging Theory and Practice in Neuroprosthetics Excerpt :

Neuroprosthetics is a fast-growing area that brings together the fields of biomedical engineering and neuroscience as a means to interface the neural system directly to prostheses. Advancing research and applications in this field can assist in successfully restoring motor, sensory, and cognitive functions. Emerging Theory and Practice in Neuroprosthetics brings together the most up-to-date research surrounding neuroprosthetics advances and applications. Presenting several new results, concepts, and further developments in the area of neuroprosthetics, this book is an essential publication for researchers, upper-level students, engineers, and medical practitioners.

Innovative Collaborative Practice and Reflection in Patient Education Book

Innovative Collaborative Practice and Reflection in Patient Education


  • Author : Bird, Jennifer Lynne
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2015-01-31
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 307
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466675254

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Innovative Collaborative Practice and Reflection in Patient Education Excerpt :

The process of patient education allows for patients to think about their health in new ways and for educators and professionals to propose new ways to heal, with the ultimate goal of patients having a positive outlook on life and consistently maintained health. Innovative Collaborative Practice and Reflection in Patient Education presents multigenre writing, incorporating authors' personal and professional stories along with academic theories. It combines the fields of education and medicine, presenting innovative approaches to health education and designing new approaches to healing. This research publication will impact the field of health education and be of use to educators, researchers, practitioners, professionals, and patients.

Encyclopedia of E Health and Telemedicine Book

Encyclopedia of E Health and Telemedicine


  • Author : Cruz-Cunha, Maria Manuela
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2016-05-04
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1145
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466699793

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Encyclopedia of E Health and Telemedicine Excerpt :

Patients and medical professionals alike are slowly growing into the digital advances that are revolutionizing the ways that medical records are maintained in addition to the delivery of healthcare services. As technology continues to advance, so do the applications of technological innovation within the healthcare sector. The Encyclopedia of E-Health and Telemedicine is an authoritative reference source featuring emerging technological developments and solutions within the field of medicine. Emphasizing critical research-based articles on digital trends, including big data, mobile applications, electronic records management, and data privacy, and how these trends are being applied within the healthcare sector, this encyclopedia is a critical addition to academic and medical libraries and meets the research needs of healthcare professionals, researchers, and medical students.

Handbook of Research on ICTSs and Management Systems for Improving Efficiency in Healthcare and Social Care Book

Handbook of Research on ICTSs and Management Systems for Improving Efficiency in Healthcare and Social Care


  • Author : Maria Manuela Cruz-Cunha
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Health services administration
  • Pages : 1242
  • ISBN 10 : 146663992X

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Handbook of Research on ICTSs and Management Systems for Improving Efficiency in Healthcare and Social Care Excerpt :

"This book brings together a valuable research collection on ICT elements needed to improve communication and collaboration between global health institutes, public and private organizations, and foundations, highlighting the adoption and success factors in the development of technologies for healthcare"--

Optimizing Medicine Residency Training Programs Book

Optimizing Medicine Residency Training Programs


  • Author : Poduval, Jayita
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2015-09-04
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 301
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466695283

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Optimizing Medicine Residency Training Programs Excerpt :

The medical profession requires extensive training and preparation in order to ensure the success and competency of future doctors and healthcare professionals. With an emphasis on professional development and medical education, current professionals in this field acknowledge the importance of residency programs and training in the professional development of future doctors. Optimizing Medicine Residency Training Programs presents a comprehensive overview of chapters ranging from the history of medicine to opportunities and research for further exploration geared toward the professional development and medical training for the next generation of doctors and healthcare professionals. This publication is an essential reference source for academicians, practitioners, and professionals interested in the education and training of modern medical professionals.

Patent Law and Intellectual Property in the Medical Field Book

Patent Law and Intellectual Property in the Medical Field


  • Author : Aggarwal, Rashmi
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2017-06-30
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 257
  • ISBN 10 : 9781522524151

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Patent Law and Intellectual Property in the Medical Field Excerpt :

The growing presence of technology has created significant changes within the healthcare industry. With the ubiquity of these technologies, there is now an increasing need for more advanced legal procedures. Patent Law and Intellectual Property in the Medical Field is a pivotal reference source for the latest research in support of developing convergent and interoperable systems to increase awareness and applicability of legal aspects in the medical field. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant areas such as compulsory licensing, parallel importing, and protection law, this publication is an ideal resource for researchers, medical and law professionals, academics, graduate students, and practitioners engaged in medical practice.

Teaching Research Methods in Public Administration Book

Teaching Research Methods in Public Administration


  • Author : Schwester, Richard W.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2015-02-28
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 313
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466681170

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Teaching Research Methods in Public Administration Excerpt :

While there are many ways to collect information, many students have trouble understanding how to employ various research methods effectively. Since everyone learns and processes information differently, instructing students on successfully using these methods continues to be a challenge. Teaching Research Methods in Public Administration combines empirical research and best practices on various research methods being employed by administrators. Emphasizing theoretical concepts, this publication is an essential reference source for academics, public administration practitioners, and students interested in how information is gathered, processed, and utilized.

Reshaping Medical Practice and Care with Health Information Systems Book

Reshaping Medical Practice and Care with Health Information Systems


  • Author : Dwivedi, Ashish
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2016-02-09
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 399
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466698710

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Reshaping Medical Practice and Care with Health Information Systems Excerpt :

Technology has become an integral part of our daily interactions, even within the hospitals and healthcare facilities we rely on in times of illness and injury. New technologies and systems are being developed every day, advancing the ways that we treat and maintain the health and wellbeing of diverse populations. Reshaping Medical Practice and Care with Health Information Systems explores the latest advancements in telemedicine and various medical technologies transforming the healthcare sector. Emphasizing current trends and future opportunities for IT integration in medicine, this timely publication is an essential reference source for medical professionals, IT specialists, graduate-level students, and researchers.

ICT Adoption and Application in the Malaysian Public Sector Book

ICT Adoption and Application in the Malaysian Public Sector


  • Author : Ambali, Abdul Raufu
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2014-10-31
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466665804

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ICT Adoption and Application in the Malaysian Public Sector Excerpt :

Information and Communication Technologies hold great potential in facilitating public services; however, one of the main problems in applying ICT systems successfully lies in users’ behavior. Before ICT can be fully assimilated into the public domain, it will first be necessary to successfully conciliate users to their adoption. ICT Adoption and Application in the Malaysian Public Sector aims to resolve the difficulties in applying practical ICT systems within the public sphere, thoroughly addressing disparities in ICT theory, user attitudes, and the underlying factors that hinder the full adoption of ICT systems. This publication is a valuable resource for policymakers, software developers, policy analysts, academic researchers, and students interested in the field of ICT.