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- RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95
Estimates the current level and pattern of Healthcare Information Technology adoption in different types of healthcare organizations, and evaluates factors that affect this diffusion process. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2011; US$ 70.00
Brigham and Women's Hospital, a high-profile, complex, academic medical center in Boston, MA, is a founding member of the Partners HeathCare Sytem and is associated with Harvard Medical School and Dana Farber Cancer Institute. This truly unique volume chronicles the systemic efforts of the nursing department to make an already outstanding system... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- RAND Corporation 2013; US$ 9.95
This report explores the evolving role that hospital emergency departments play in the U.S. health care system. EDs evaluate and manage complex and high-acuity patients, are the major point of entry to inpatient care, and serve as "the safety net of the safety net" for patients who cannot get care elsewhere. The report examines the role that EDs may... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
Drawing on qualitative research with African actors and global health institutions, the authors explore the politics of how performance funding modalities and participation are used to shape health reform in African countries as well as the role of African actors, global policy elites and international donors within these processes. more...
- Apple Academic Press 2014; US$ 149.95
Edited by a professor at Harvard Medical School who has extensive experience in this field, this important and timely book presents a variety of perspectives on the organization of patient medical records around patient problems, presenting a more effective problem-oriented approach rather than the traditional data-oriented approach. It is comprehensive,... more...