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The Journey Never Ends: Technology's Role in Helping Perfect Health Care Outcomes

1st Edition

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David Garets, Claire McCarthy Garets
March 8, 2016

If your health care organization is typical, you were successful in getting your electronic medical record (EMR) system installed on time and within budget. You declared victory and collected some money from meaningful use. But very quickly, you realized you were not getting the expected return on y...

Glaser on Health Care IT: Perspectives from the Decade that Defined Health Care Information Technology

1st Edition

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John P. Glaser
February 16, 2016

John Glaser has been an astute observer and recognized leader in the health care industry for over thirty years. He has written a regular column for Hospitals & Health Networks in which he comments on a wide range of topics, including improving organizational performance through health informati...

Leveraging Data in Healthcare: Best Practices for Controlling, Analyzing, and Using Data

1st Edition

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Rebecca Mendoza Saltiel Busch
December 10, 2015

The healthcare industry is in a state of accelerated transition. The proliferation of data and its assimilation, access, use, and security are ever-increasing challenges. Finding ways to operationalize business and clinical data management in the face of government and market mandates is enough to k...

Type 2 Diabetes: Cardiovascular and Related Complications and Evidence-Based Complementary Treatments

1st Edition

Robert Fried, Richard M. Carlton
October 11, 2018

Approximately 29 million Americans are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes annually. Of that number, only about 36 percent (10.44 million diabetes sufferers) achieve satisfactory medical outcomes and would need additional help—rarely available—to reliably control their glucose levels. Contrary to...

Assessing the Value of Digital Health: Leveraging the HIMSS Value STEPS™ Framework

1st Edition

Kendall Cortelyou-Ward, Margaret Schulte, Lorren Pettit
October 10, 2018

HIMSS set out to develop a dynamic framework by which to easily catalogue the varied beneficial evidences of digital health. From this effort, HIMSS introduced to the market the HIMSS Value STEPS™ framework. This book will leverage the HIMSS Value STEPS™ model to identify and define the...

Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Manufacturing Computer Systems Validation

1st Edition

Orlando Lopez
September 19, 2018

Validation of computer systems is the process that assures the formal assessment and report of quality and performance measures for all the life-cycle stages of software and system development, its implementation, qualification and acceptance, operation, modification, requalification, maintenance...

Metabolic Therapies in Orthopedics, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Ingrid Kohlstadt, Kenneth Cintron
September 17, 2018

The first medical reference textbook to compile an unprecedented synthesis of evidence for regenerative orthopedics by key opinion leaders Thiry-five authors address your clinical questions What emerging technologies are right for my clinical practice? How can I strengthen my patients before...

Information Governance for Healthcare Professionals: A Practical Approach

1st Edition

Robert F. Smallwood
September 17, 2018

Like other critical organizational assets, information is a strategic asset that requires high level of oversight in order to be able to effectively use it for organizational decision-making, performance improvement, cost management, and risk mitigation. Adopting an information governance program...

Practical Management and Leadership for Doctors: Second Edition

2nd Edition

John Wattis, Stephen Curran, Elizabeth Cotton
September 14, 2018

This practical, concise book will help every medical manager survive and thrive in the increasingly challenging world of healthcare. It offers a hands-on introduction to the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviour required to succeed in a modern healthcare setting. Focussing on common issues and...

Place and Identity: The Performance of Home

1st Edition

Joanna Richardson
September 13, 2018

The UK is experiencing a housing crisis unlike any other. Homelessness is on the increase and more people are at the mercy of landlords due to unaffordable housing. Place and Identity: Home as Performance highlights that the meaning of home is not just found within the bricks and mortar; it is...

Beyond Self-Care for Helping Professionals: The Expressive Therapies Continuum and the Life Enrichment Model

1st Edition

Lisa D. Hinz
September 11, 2018

Beyond Self-Care for Helping Professionals is an innovative guide to professional self-care focused not just on avoiding the consequences of failing to take care of oneself, but on optimal health and positive psychology. This new volume builds upon the Expressive Therapies Continuum to introduce...

Life Care Planning and Case Management Handbook

4th Edition

Roger O. Weed, Debra E. Berens
September 07, 2018

Life care planning is an advanced collaborative case management specialty practice focused on assessing, evaluating, coordinating, consulting, planning for, and monitoring necessary services for individuals with complex medical care needs over their lifetime. This handbook provides a comprehensive...

Nutrition and Integrative Medicine: A Primer for Clinicians

1st Edition

Aruna Bakhru
September 07, 2018

While medical professionals continue to practice traditional allopathic medicine, the public has turned toward nutritional and integrative medical therapies, especially for addressing the proliferation of chronic diseases. Written by leaders in the academic and scientific world, Nutrition and...

Every Doctor: Healthier Doctors = Healthier Patients

1st Edition

Leanne Rowe, Michael Kidd
September 04, 2018

"Every Doctor spoke to me deeply and personally … as we face the challenges of 21st Century medical practice, I felt cared for, much like I do when visiting my personal family doctor. Every Doctor will speak to you as well." Associate Professor Sandy Buchman, Family Physician Practising in...

Writing High-Quality Medical Publications: A User's Manual

1st Edition

Stephen W Gutkin
August 24, 2018

The imperative to "publish and not perish" has never been more compelling. Yet millions of manuscripts are prepared each year without a clear path to publication by a peer-reviewed medical journal. Enter "The Gutkin Manual." Drawing from the author's distinguished, nearly 30-year career, this...

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