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Computer applications to medicine. Medical informatics

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  • OECD Health Policy Studies: Improving Health Sector Efficiencyby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 42.00

    Despite the promise they hold out, implementing information and communication technologies (ICTs) in clinical care has proven to be a very difficult undertaking. More than a decade of efforts provide a picture of significant public investments, resulting in both notable successes and some highly publicised costly delays and failures. This has been... more...

  • Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 18by L. Felländer-Tsai; R.S. Haluck; H.M. Hoffman

    IOS Press 2011; US$ 232.00

    Since the debut of the Medicine Meets Virtual Reality (MMVR) conference in 1992, MMVR has served as a forum for researchers harnessing IT advances for the benefit of patient diagnosis and care, medical education and procedural training. At MMVR, virtual reality becomes a theatre for medicine, where multiple senses are engaged - sight, sound and touch... more...

  • Database Technology for Life Sciences and Medicineby Claudia Plant

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 91.00 US$ 82.81

    This book presents innovative approaches from database researchers supporting the challenging process of knowledge discovery in biomedicine. Ranging from how to effectively store and organize biomedical data via data quality and case studies to sophisticated data mining methods, this book provides the state-of-the-art of database technology for life... more...

  • IT-Governanceby Martin Fröhlich; Kurt Glasner

    Gabler Verlag 2008; US$ 54.47

    Es gibt Worte und Begriffe, die sich innerhalb kurzer Zeit so in dem allgemeinen oder auch nur geschäftsbezogenen Sprachgebrauch ausbreiten, dass sie als selbstverständlicher Besta- teil des Sprachschatzes angesehen werden und unter günstigen Umständen sogar die Weihen der Aufnahme in den Duden erfahren dürfen. Gute Kandidaten hierfür scheinen sicherlich... more...

  • Design and Implementation of Health Information Systemsby T. Lippeveld; R. Sauerborn; C. Bodart

    World Health Organization 2000; US$ 70.00

    This book provides a practical guide to the design and implementation of health information systems in developing countries. Noting that most existing systems fail to deliver timely reliable and relevant information the book responds to the urgent need to restructure systems and make them work as both a resource for routine decisions and a powerful... more...

  • Designing Telehealth for an Aging Populationby Neil Charness; George Demiris; Elizabeth Krupinski

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 76.95

    As simple and straightforward as two health professionals conferring over the telephone or as complex and sophisticated as robotic surgery between facilities at different ends of the globe, telehealth is an increasingly frequent component in healthcare. A primer on the human factors issues that can influence how older adults interact with telehealth... more...

  • Strategic Health Technology Incorporationby Binseng Wang

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2009; US$ 25.00

    Technology is essential to the delivery of health care but it is still only a tool that needs to be deployed wisely to ensure beneficial outcomes at reasonable costs. Among various categories of health technology, medical equipment has the unique distinction of requiring both high initial investments and costly maintenance during its entire useful... more...

  • Health Information Technology in the International Contextby Nir Menachemi; Sanjay Singh

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 127.99

    This book facilitates the exchange of management theory, best practice, implementation challenges, and the impact of adoption as it pertains to HIT adoption in one or more international settings. It presents a holistic viewpoint on HIT use in health care organizations and systems, and provides a managerial perspective from authors around the world. more...

  • Data Mining Applications Using Ontologies in Biomedicineby Mihail Popescu; Dong Xu

    Artech House 2009; US$ 129.00

    Presently, a growing number of ontologies are being built and used for annotating data in biomedical research. Thanks to the tremendous amount of data being generated, ontologies are now being used in numerous ways, including connecting different databases, refining search capabilities, interpreting experimental/clinical data, and inferring knowledge.... more...

  • Health informaticsby BCS The Chartered Institute for IT

    British Informatics Society Limited 2012; US$ 4.99

    Health informatics and technology are great enablers of health care. They can help raise productivity, empower patients, improve efficiency and reduce risk. This ebook contains a stimulating selection of material by HI experts on the latest developments. Readers do not require a detailed understanding of health care or health informatics. more...