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Hospital Administration & Care

  • The Bright Side and the Dark Side of Patient Empowermentby Rocco Palumbo

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 48.12

    Patient empowerment as a key component in the future of healthcare systems is the focus of this concise in-depth analysis. It begins by defining patient empowerment as a collaborative partnership linking patients, providers, and systems, and examines the roles of health literacy, provider-patient and system-patient communication, and patient-centered... more...

  • Surgical Patient Careby Juan A. Sanchez; Paul Barach; Julie K. Johnson; Jeffrey P. Jacobs

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 212.66

    This book focuses exclusively on the surgical patient and on the perioperative environment with its unique socio-technical and cultural issues. It covers preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative processes and decision making and explores both sharp-end and latent factors contributing to harm and poor quality outcomes. It is intended to be a... more...

  • Bayesian Cost-Effectiveness Analysis with the R package BCEAby Gianluca Baio; Andrea Berardi; Anna Heath

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 74.98

    The book provides a description of the process of health economic evaluation and modelling for cost-effectiveness analysis, particularly from the perspective of a Bayesian statistical approach. Some relevant theory and introductory concepts are presented using practical examples and two running case studies. The book also describes in detail how... more...

  • Arztrechtby Hans-Peter Ries; Karl-Heinz Schnieder; Björn Papendorf; Ralf Großbölting; Sebastian Berg

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 37.62

    Jeder Arzt ist rechtlichen Regelungen unterworfen, die sich häufig ändern, und deren Folgen im Konfliktfall schnell und präzise eingeschätzt werden müssen. Ein Team anerkannter Experten stellt die komplizierte Materie praxisnah, in übersichtlicher Form und anhand zahlreicher Beispiele dar. Das Handbuch enthält Checklisten, liefert Entscheidungshilfen... more...

  • Gesundheitswirtschaft als Motor der Regionalentwicklungby Elke Dahlbeck; Josef Hilbert

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 25.39

    Die Gesundheitswirtschaft ist in den letzten 20 Jahren eine wichtige Säule der Regionalwirtschaft geworden. Die Branche ist nicht nur ein bedeutender Wertschöpfungs- und Beschäftigungsträger, sondern ein wichtiger Motor für Innovationen sowohl innerhalb der Branche als auch darüber hinaus in andere Branchen. Dementsprechend ist der Leitmarkt Gesundheit... more...

  • Online-Marketing für medizinische Gesellschaften und Verbändeby Alexandra Köhler; Mirko Gründer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 21.63

    Dieses Handbuch bietet Ihnen das erforderliche Praxis-Wissen, um online Ihre medizinische Gesellschaft/Verband optimal zu präsentieren. Es vermittelt Ihnen die Basics zum Online-Marketing, u. a. zu den Themen Website, SEO, Blog und Social Media Marketing. Hier erfahren Sie, welche Maßnahmen Sie wie erfolgreich umsetzen können. Ihre (potentiellen)... more...

  • Change Rx for Healthcareby Keely Killpack

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 59.95

    Everywhere you look in healthcare, disruptive changes are emerging, yet the pressure to keep productivity up is ever-present. There are ways to minimize disruption and make adoption stick. Change Rx for Healthcare: Your Prescription for Leading Change showcases a case study of a large, transformational change implementing an electronic health... more...

  • Strategic Thinking in a Hospital Settingby A. L. Hamdan

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 48.12

    Translating the realities of healthcare reform and healthcare costs into competitive hospital practice is the goal of this accessible, jargon-free guide. Taking its cue from Michael Porter’s highly-regarded business strategies, it offers a sound framework for hospitals looking to develop efficient, patient-centered service delivery, identifying keys... more...

  • Indoor Air Quality in Healthcare Facilitiesby Stefano Capolongo; Gaetano Settimo; Marco Gola

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 48.12

    This interdisciplinary guide offers background, research findings, and practical strategies for assessing and improving air quality in hospitals and other healthcare settings. Positing good air quality as critical to patient and staff well-being, it identifies disease-carrying microbes, pollutants, and other airborne toxins and their health risks,... more...

  • New Perspectives in Medical Recordsby Giovanni Rinaldi

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 89.53

    This book provides innovative practical suggestions regarding the production and management of medical records that are designed to address the inconsistencies and errors that have been highlighted especially in relation to national eHealth programs. Challenges and lessons that have emerged from the use of clinical information and the design of medical... more...