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  • A Decade of Aid to the Health Sector in Somalia 2000-2009by Emanuele Capobianco; Veni Naidu

    World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 9.99

    This study reviews trends in aid provided to the health sector in Somalia over 2000?2009. It is a testimony to the commitment of donors and implementers who have relentlessly tried to improve the dire health situation of millions of Somalis. At the same time, this study is a wake-up call for all donors and implementers. Have donors been generous enough?... more...

  • Organisational innovation in health servicesby John Gabbay; Andree le May; Catherine Pope

    Policy Press 2011; US$ 39.95

    A highly readable account of how and why NHS treatment centres evolved with practical lessons based on case study research. more...

  • Healthcare Infrastructureby Bruce R. Schatz; Richard B. Berlin Jr.

    Springer London 2011; US$ 129.00

    This book discusses current and future technologies for health measurement and management.  It offers a plan for improved quality at diminished cost and examines general aspects of infrastructure engineering as well as specific aspects of healthcare systems. more...

  • Healthcare Managementby Kieran Walshe; Judith Smith

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 57.00

    Healthcare Management, second edition provides a comprehensive, research-based introduction to healthcare management. Designed for postgraduate students, healthcare professionals and practising managers, the book takes an international perspective and draws links between the theory and practice of healthcare management and how best practice might be... more...

  • mHealth: New Horizons for Health through Mobile Technologiesby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2011; US$ 36.00

    The use of mobile and wireless technologies to support the achievement of health objectives (mHealth) has the potential to transform the face of health service delivery across the globe. A powerful combination of factors is driving this change. These include rapid advances in mobile technologies and applications a rise in new opportunities for the... more...

  • Advances in Home Care Technologiesby K.J. Turner

    IOS Press 2012; US$ 160.00

    An ageing population is burdening social and healthcare services around the world, and this problem is likely to get worse as the percentage of older people continues to rise. Many governments are already responding to this challenge, and a key element in their strategies is the development and deployment of computer-based telecare and telehealth technologies... more...

  • Governing Public Hospitalsby B. R. Saltman

    World Health Organization 2011; US$ 60.00

    For hospital governance to be effective it must incorporate two powerful andwell-developed lines of health sector logic: on the one hand national healthpolicy and objectives; on the other operational hospital management. Onesphere is political the other is technical. One is subjective and value based theother is objective with performance that can... more...

  • Human Reliability and Error in Medical Systemby B. S. Dhillon

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 167.00

    Human reliability and error have become a very important issue in health care, owing to the vast number of associated deaths each year. For example, according to the findings of the Institute of Medicine in 1999, around 100000 Americans die each year because of human error. This makes human error in health care the eighth leading cause of deaths in... more...

  • Lean in Healthcareby Zoe Radnor; Suzanne Robinson; Helen Dickinson; Terry Sloan; Anneke Fitzgerald

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    Continual pressures on healthcare budgets coupled with increasing demands and evidence of poor performance have led national and local healthcare organizations to look for methods to improve quality, safety and value in health service delivery. Increasingly this search for solutions has extended beyond the boundaries of healthcare practice to investigate... more...

  • Managing Disruptive Change in Healthcareby Arnold D. Kaluzny; Donna M. O'Brien

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 48.99

    Healthcare faces unprecedented global challenges. Rapid advances in genomics, computational sciences, and technology -- as well as the new focus on value-based care and an increased trend toward healthcare commercialization -- represent disruptive changes to an already-fragmented delivery system. The healthcare establishment has been slow to adapt,... more...