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  • Information Technology in Medical Diagnosticsby Waldemar Wójcik; Andrzej Smolarz

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 139.95

    For many centuries, people have tried to learn about the state of their health. Initially, in the pre-technological period, they had to rely only on their senses. Then there were simple tools to help the human senses. The discovery of X-rays, which allowed people to look “inside” the body, turned out to be a major breakthrough. Contemporary medical... more...

  • Why Are We Conscious?by David E.H. Jones

    Pan Stanford Publishing 2017; US$ 34.95

    There are two huge gaps in scientific theory. One, the contradiction between classical and quantum mechanics, is discussed in many publications. The other, the total failure to explain why anything made of atoms (such as ourselves) can be conscious, has little acknowledgement. The main thesis of this book is that to be conscious at all, you need an... more...

  • Preparing for International Health Experiencesby Akshaya Neil Arya

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 44.95

    At some point in their careers, many health professionals and students wish to engage in overseas work. Learning from other systems, people and cultures is invaluable and in some cases life changing. This book is a unique resource that offers necessary insights into making the most of the experience, from pre-departure training through to return... more...

  • Teamwork in Medical Rehabilitationby Charlotte Lundgren; Carl Molander

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 59.95

    Good teamwork ensures the close collaboration and coordination between professional groups and across disciplinary boundaries. This is particularly important in healthcare centres and clinics admitting complicated patient cases, but contrary to what many healthcare organisations seem to believe, effective teamwork does not happen automatically. It... more...

  • Mitarbeiterführung im ärztlichen Dienstby Michael Wachholz

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 45.99

    Mitarbeiterführung ind der Klinik folgt meist eigenen Regeln. Als leitender Arzt sind Sie tiefer als als Führungskräfte anderer Branchen in "die Produktion" eingebunden. Sie haben eine hohe medizinische Verantwortung und wiegen wirtschaftliche Interessen intensiv gegen ethische Überlegungen ab. Daher finden Sie in diesem Buch Lösungen für die wichtigsten... more...

  • Medical Leadershipby Peter Spurgeon; John Clark

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 39.95

    This title is a comprehensive account of the key aspects of medical leadership. A highly accessible, text book-style resource, it explores how the medical profession has evolved in tandem with administrative and structural aspects of the NHS. Assuming leadership roles at all stages of their training and career is a progressively vital component of... more...

  • Strategic Contracting for Health Systems and Servicesby Eric de Roodenbeke

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 42.95

    Until the start of the new century, efforts to strengthen health systems focused solely on the public sector and health programs overseen by public bodies. The private sector was sidelined in certain countries and even banned in others. At the same time, some private-sector stakeholders readily adapted themselves to this special situation so as to... more...

  • Freundlich, aber bestimmt – Die richtigen Worte finden in Gesundheitsberufenby Alexander Seidl

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 6.85

    Gesundheitsberufe sind oft schwierigen Situationen ausgesetzt und müssen sich einiges von Angehörigen, Patienten, Bewohnern aber auch Kollegen anhören. Um nicht sprachlos alles über sich ergehen zu lassen und wie es gelingt, „hitzige“ Situationen abzukühlen, erläutert das Pocketbuch. Einfache, aber wirkungsvolle Strategien werden vorgestellt, diese... more...

  • Handbook Integrated Careby Volker Amelung; Viktoria Stein; Nicholas Goodwin; Ran Balicer; Ellen Nolte; Esther Suter

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 105.07

    This handbook gives profound insight into the main ideas and concepts of integrated care. It offers a managed care perspective with a focus on patient orientation, efficiency, and quality by applying widely recognized management approaches to the field of health care. The handbook also provides international best practices and shows how integrated... more...

  • Why Hospitals Failby Prasad Godbole; Derek Burke; Jill Aylott

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 175.12

    This book explores the current wider political, social and economic context of hospitals in the public and private sector globally and identifies the push and pull tension between the demands of the quality regulator and the requirements of health care commissioning processes. This book draws on the evidence of what works to improve the quality... more...