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  • The State and Pattern of Health Information Technology Adoptionby Katya Fonkych; Roger Taylor

    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...

  • 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...

  • Change Leadership in Nursingby Mairead Hickey; Phyllis Beck Kritek

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Evolving Role of Emergency Departments in the United Statesby Kristy Gonzalez Morganti; Sebastian Bauhoff; Janice C. Blanchard; Mahshid Abir; Neema Iyer

    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...

  • 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...

  • Radiology in Global Healthby Daniel J. Mollura; Matthew P. Lungren

    Springer 2014; US$ 109.00

    The World Health Organization stated that approximately two-thirds of the world?s population lacks adequate access to medical imaging. The scarcity of imaging services in developing regions contributes to a widening disparity of health care and limits global public health programs that require imaging. Radiology is an important component of many global... more...