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  • Infrastructure and Technology Managementby Tugrul U. Daim; Leong Chan; Judith Estep

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 207.99

    This book presents emerging technology management approaches and applied cases from leading infrastructure sectors such as energy, healthcare, transportation and education. Featuring timely topics such as fracking technology, electric cars, Google’s eco-friendly mobile technology and Amazon Prime Air, the volume’s contributions explore the current... more...

  • Healthcare Facilities in Emerging Countriesby Stefano Capolongo; Marco Gola; Andrea Rebecchi

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 52.60

    This multidisciplinary book brings together medical, management, and architectural disciplines in order to formulate new approaches to the programming, planning, and design of healthcare facilities that will improve the quality of healthcare systems in rapidly developing countries, respecting local culture. It achieves this aim by drawing upon case... more...

  • Enhanced Recovery after Surgeryby Ryoji Fukushima; Masaki Kaibori

    Springer Singapore 2018; US$ 110.11

    This book provides up-to-date information and practical approaches to Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) programs for digestive and / or cardiopulmonary surgery. ERAS programs following surgical interventions are now part of the standard of care for patients undergoing various operative procedures. These programs have been associated with reductions... more...

  • A Battle Plan for Supporting Military Familiesby Linda Hughes-Kirchubel; Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth; David S. Riggs

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 110.11

    This unique reference integrates knowledge culled from fifteen years of U.S. deployments to create an action plan for supporting military and veteran families during future conflicts. Its innovative ideas stretch beyond designated governmental agencies (e.g., Department of Defense, VA) to include participation from, and possible collaborations with,... more...

  • Operations Research Applications in Health Care Managementby Cengiz Kahraman; Y. Ilker Topcu

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 207.99

    This book offers a comprehensive reference guide to operations research theory and applications in health care systems. It provides readers with all the necessary tools for solving health care problems. The respective chapters, written by prominent researchers, explain a wealth of both basic and advanced concepts of operations research for the management... more...

  • Care Sharingby Gerhard Habicht

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2018; US$ 15.42

    Wie werden wir künftig unsere Angehörigen pflegen? Über eine Million Pflegebedürftige werden in Deutschland ausschließlich von Angehörigen versorgt – Tendenz steigend! Die Pflegebedürftigkeit nimmt rasant zu und das Helferpotenzial ab – und: immer weniger Menschen können im Alter auf die Hilfe der Familie bauen. Pflege ist zu einem Massenphänomen... more...

  • The Logics of Healthcareby Paul Lillrank

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 49.95

    Most of the current literature on healthcare operations management is focused on importing principles and methods from manufacturing. The evidence of success is scattered and nowhere near what has been achieved in other industries. This book develops the idea that the logic of production, and production systems in healthcare is significantly different.... more...

  • Bargaining Powerby Verna Smith

    Springer Singapore 2018; US$ 52.60

    This monograph applies Kingdon’s Multiple Streams Framework to two policymaking episodes of implementing pay for performance in general practice, conducted in England and New Zealand. The Framework’s explanatory power for policymaking in Westminster majoritarian jurisdictions is tested and, based on rigorous comparative analysis, recommendations are... more...

  • Problem Solving for Healthcare Workersby John Michael Collins

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 39.95

    While most healthcare facilities have an extremely high success rate at the most challenging lifesaving work and we all know of friends and relatives who have had supreme care, mistakes are still made and patients’ lives have been put at risk and lost. How often have we heard politicians say after some disastrous report, "Lessons must be learned",... more...

  • The Diabetic Patient Agentby Raman Paranjape; Zhanle (Gerald) Wang; Simerjit Gill

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 94.20

    This book provides a pioneering approach to modeling the human diabetic patient using a software agent. It is based on two MASc (Master of Applied Science) theses: one looking at the evolution of the patient agent in time, and another looking the interaction of the patient agent with the healthcare system. It shows that the software agent evolves in... more...