Health Technology Sourcebook, 1st Edition

  • Keith Jones
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  • ISBN-10: 0780815920
  • ISBN-13: 9780780815926
  • DDC: 610.28523
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released February 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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This reference provides basic consumer information on health technology.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Introduction to Health Technology.
1: Understanding Medical Technology.
2: Telehealth.
3: Telemedicine and E-Health.
4: Types of Telemedicine Technology.
5: Benefits of Telemedicine.
6: Health Technology Assessment.
7: Technology and Healthcare Expenditure.
Technology and Preventive Healthcare.
8: Digital Health.
9: Digital Innovations in Preventive Medicine.
10: Medical Device Data Systems.
11: Medical Device Interoperability.
12: Clinical Decision Support.
13: Big Data in the Age of Genomics.
14: Big Data for Infectious Disease Surveillance.
15: Screening and Detection Technologies.
Diagnostic Technology.
16: Imaging Services.
17: Advances in Imaging.
18: Advanced Imaging in Laboratory Technology.
19: Point-of-Care Diagnostic Testing.
20: Precision Medicine for Cancer Diagnostics.
21: Food Allergy Lab Fits on Your Keychain.
22: Wireless Patient Monitoring.
Role of Technology in Treatment.
23: Medical Treatment Technology (MTT).
24: Surgical Treatment Technology (STT).
25: Technology and the Future of Mental Health Treatment.
26: New Technology to Optimize Cancer Therapy.
27: Nutrigenomics.
28: Nanotechnology.
29: Robotics.
30: Advanced Therapies.
Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies.
31: Rehabilitation Engineering.
32: Rehabilitation Medicine: Research Activities and Scientific Advances.
33: Vision and Hearing Loss.
34: Robotics in Rehabilitation.
35: Electrical Signals and Stimulations.
36: Physical Therapists of the Future.
37: Assistive Devices.
38: Space Technologies in the Rehabilitation of Movement Disorders.
Health Information Technology.
39: Understanding Health Information Technology.
40: Integrating Technology and Healthcare.
41: Digital Health Records.
Medical Technology—Legal and Ethical Concerns.
42: Health Information Privacy Law and Policy.
43: Health Information Technology Legislation and Regulations.
44: HIPAA Privacy Rule's Right of Access and Health Information Technology.
45: Personal Health Records (PHRs) and the HIPAA Privacy Rule.
46: Privacy, Security, and Electronic Health Records (EHRs).
47: Cloning and Law.
Future of Health Technology.
48: Artificial Brains.
49: Computational Modeling.
50: Stem Cell Research.
51: Medical Applications of 3D Printing.
52: Microneedle Patch for Flu Vaccination.
53: Photonic Dosimetry.
Additional Help and Information.
54: Glossary of Terms Related to Health Technology.
55: Directory of Agencies That Provide Information about Health Technology.