Healthcare Informatics and Analytics: Emerging Issues and Trends, 1st Edition

  • Madjid Tavana
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  • ISBN-10: 1466663170
  • ISBN-13: 9781466663176
  • DDC: 610.285
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 325 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Healthcare practices have been enhanced through the use of information technologies and analytical methods. A cross between computer science, healthcare, and information science is needed for the optimization of data resources and information systems within the healthcare industry. Healthcare Informatics and Analytics: Emerging Issues and Trends introduces the latest research concerning the innovative implementation of information technology and data analysis in the healthcare field. Highlighting current concerns and recent advances in patient care and healthcare delivery, this book is a comprehensive reference source for academics, researchers, medical students, and healthcare practitioners interested in the application of information science within the health sector.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Healthcare Information Systems and Administration(AHISA) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Applications of Online Social Media in Healthcare.
1: Twitter and Its Role in Health Information Dissemination: Analysis of the Micro-Blog Posts of Health-Related Organisations.
2: Informatics in Social Services: Research, Developments, and Outcomes from the Finnish Perspective.
3: A Social Network Framework to Explore Healthcare Collaboration.
4: Privacy Perceptions of Older Adults when Using Social Media Technologies.
User Acceptance of Health Information Systems.
5: Perceived Importance of User Expectations from Healthcare Information Systems.
6: Don't Leave Me Untouched: Considering Emotions in Personal Alarm Use and Development.
7: User Behavioral Intention toward Using Mobile Healthcare System.
Emerging Technologies for Healthcare.
8: Sleep Disorder Diagnosis: An Analytical Approach.
9: Supporting Physicians in the Detection of the Interactions between Treatments of Co-Morbid Patients.
10: Radio Frequency Identification Technology as an Analytical Lens and Solution in Hospitals: A Novel Approach in BPR/BPM.
11: Use and Reuse of Electronic Health Records: Building Information Systems for Improvement of Health Services.
12: The E-Learning Experience in Medical School of Casablanca.
13: Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Applications in the Healthcare Industry: A Comprehensive Study.
Applications of Informatics for Aged Care and Chronic Diseases.
14: Using Narrative with Avatars and Robots to Enhance Elder Care.
15: The Role of Knowledge Management (KM) in Aged Care Informatics: Crafting the Knowledge Organization.
16: Ontology for Data Quality and Chronic Disease Management: A Literature Review.
17: A Reconfigurable Supporting Connected Health Environment for People with Chronic Diseases.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.