eBook Handbook of Research on Informatics in Healthcare and Biomedicine, 1st Edition

  • Editor: Athina A. Lazakidou [University of Piraeus (Greece)]
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  • ISBN-10: 1591409837
  • ISBN-13: 9781591409830
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 438 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released April 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006
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The Handbook of Research on Informatics in Healthcare and Biomedicine is the single authoritative reference source for information on the newest trends and breakthroughs in computer applications applied to healthcare and biomedicine. Innovative technologies in health information systems, medicine, health services, and other areas in biomedicine are explored. The comprehensive chapters contained in this handbook of research have been written by 99 international experts from the field of healthcare and IT. More than 900 references to existing publications and a wide-ranging compendium of over 450 key terms and definitions have been included to provide readers with the ultimate research tool.

Key features include:

  • In-depth analysis of issues, concepts, new trends, and advanced technologies
  • More than 450 key terms and their definitions
  • Authoritative contributions from 99 international experts
  • More than 950 comprehensive references to existing literature and research on IT in healthcare and biomedicine
  • Organized by topic and indexed, making it a convenient method of reference for all IT/IS scholars and professionals
  • Cross-referencing of key terms, figures, and information pertinent to computer applications in healthcare



  • Athina A. Lazakidou [University of Piraeus (Greece)]