Handbook of Research on Distributed Medical Informatics and E-Health, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1605660035
  • ISBN-13: 9781605660035
  • DDC: 610.285
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 575 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Provides coverage of specific topics and issues in healthcare, highlighting recent trends and describing the latest advances in the field.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Medical Data and Health Information Systems.
2: Medical Informatics: Thirty Six Peer-Reviewed Shades.
3: Medical Privacy and the Internet.
4: Security of Electronic Medical Records.
5: Standardization and Classification Systems in Medicine.
6: The Cultural History of Medical Classifications.
7: Overview and Analysis of Electronic Health Record Standards.
8: Distributed E-Health Communication Systems and Applications.
9: The Integrative Model of E-Health Use.
10: A Distributed E-Healthcare System.
11: Telepsychiatry Within European E-Health.
12: Pitfalls and Successes of a Web-Based Wellness Program.
13: A Web-Based Application to Exchange Electronic Health Records and Medical Images in Ophthalmology.
14: Clinical and Biomolecular Ontologies for E-Health.
15: Distributed Medical Volume Registration.
16: Electronic Commerce for Health Products Services-Problems-Quality and Future.
17: Distributed Knowledge Management in Healthcare.
18: Wireless Telemedicine and Communications Technologies in Healthcare.
19: An Analysis of a Successful Emergency Telemedicine Venture.
20: Reconfigurable Embedded Medical Systems.
21: Third Generation (3G) Cellular Networks in Telemedicine: Technological Overview, Applications, and Limitations.
22: Telemedicine Consultations in Daily Clinical Practice: Systems, Organisation, Efficiency.
23: Ubiquitous Healthcare: Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) in Hospitals.
24: Mobile Health Applications and New Home Care Telecare Systems.
25: Agile Patient Care with Distributed M-Health Applications.
26: Mobile Health Applications and New Home Care Telecare Systems: Critical Engineering Issues.
27: Distributed Problem-Solving Environments and Medical Imaging.
28: A New System for the Integration of Medical Imaging Processing Algorithms into a Web Environment.
29: PACS Based on Open-Source Software Components.
30: Medical Decision Support Systems.
31: Case Based Reasoning for Customizing Treatment Processes.
32: Virtual Environments in Healthcare.
33: A Holistic Perspective of Security in Health Related Virtual Communities.
34: Virtual Learning Environments in Health.
35: Multimedia Distance Learning Solutions for Surgery.
36: Collaborative Virtual Environments and Multimedia Communication Technologies in Healthcare.
37: Transforming a Pediatrics Lecture Series to Online Instruction.
38: Quality and Reliability Aspects in Telehealth Systems.
39: Data Evaluation, Validation, and Quality Aspects.
40: Quality of Health Information on the Internet.
41: A Practical Approach to Computerized System Validation.
42: Organization and Evaluation of Experimental Measurements of Ergophysiological Data with the Method of SF12V2.
43: Ubiquitous Risk Analysis of Physiological Data.
44: Ethical, Legal, and Other Issues in E-Health.
45: Chaotization of Human Systems by Technical Electromagnetic Fields.
46: Demographic Differences in Telehealth Policy Outcomes.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.