Healthcare Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1466663405
  • ISBN-13: 9781466663404
  • DDC: 362.1068
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1500 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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As information systems become ever more pervasive in an increasing number of fields and professions, workers in healthcare and medicine must take into consideration new advances in technologies and infrastructure that will better enable them to treat their patients and serve their communities. Healthcare Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications brings together recent research and case studies in the medical field to explore topics such as hospital management, delivery of patient care, and telemedicine, among others. With a focus on some of the most groundbreaking new developments as well as future trends and critical concerns, this three-volume reference source will be a significant tool for medical practitioners, hospital managers, IT administrators, and others actively engaged in the healthcare field.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Associate Editors.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Fundamental Concepts and Theories.
1: Health Information Technology: Anticipating, Recognizing, and Preventing Disruptions in Complex Adaptive Healthcare Systems.
2: Big Data in Healthcare.
3: Clinical Data Mining in Small Hospital PACS: Contributions for Radiology Department Improvement.
4: Making a Case for Information Integrity in Healthcare.
5: ICT in Healthcare Management, Developments, and Applications in Turkish Health Sector.
6: Implementation of Electronic Records in a Medical Practice Setting.
7: A Review of Notifications Systems in Elder Care Environments: Challenges and Opportunities.
8: A Survey on Health Care Services Using Wireless Sensor Networks.
9: Telehealth Implementation: The Voice of Experience.
10: Policies on Telemedicine Enhanced Hospital Services: Prioritization Criteria for the Interventions at Regional Level.
11: A Formal Investigation of Semantic Interoperability of HCLS Systems.
12: Intensive Care.
13: A New Era for Safety Measurement.
Development and Design Methodologies.
14: Development of an E-Healthcare Information Security Risk Assessment Method.
15: Knowledge Acquisition Process for Intelligent Decision Support in Critical Health Care.
16: Workarounds: Risk or Benevolence for Patient Safety?.
17: Implementation of Evidence-Based Practice and the PARIHS Framework.
18: Hierarchies and Holdings: Implications of SME Entrepreneurship for Enhanced HRM in Hospital Management.
19: Modelling the Growing Process of Integrated Healthcare Supply Networks.
20: Applying Discrete Event Simulation (DES) in Healthcare: The Case for Outpatient Facility Capacity Planning.
21: Modeling Uncertain and Dynamic Casualty Health in Optimization-Based Decision Support for Mass Casualty Incident Response.
22: Healthcare Information System Modelling.
23: Modeling a Chilean Hospital Using Specification and Description Language.
24: Modeling and Automated Examination of Communication Processes in Integrated Health Information Systems: A Systematic Approach.
25: Medical Practical Knowledge Circulation Based on Purpose Oriented Service Modeling.
Tools and Technologies.
26: Sensorized Garments Developed for Remote Postural and Motor Rehabilitation.