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

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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

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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

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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...

The Legacy of Edith Kramer: A Multifaceted View

Lani Gerity, Susan Ainlay Anand
December 13, 2017

The Legacy of Edith Kramer presents a unique exploration into the life and work of the groundbreaking artist and art therapist. This edited volume examines the artist’s personal and cultural history prior to relocating to the United States as well as the later years when she worked as an artist,...

Problem Solving for Healthcare Workers: How to Get Better - Lessons Can Be Learned

John Michael Collins
December 13, 2017

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...

The 2 x 4 Model: A Neuroscience-Based Blueprint for the Modern Integrated Addiction and Mental Health Treatment System

Robert Andrew Chambers
December 08, 2017

Over a quarter century of studies have shown that addictions, mental illnesses, and their combinations (dual diagnoses) are pervasive in the general population. Meanwhile, emerging neuroscience is revealing that the neurodevelopmental basis of major mental illness and addiction diseases are tightly...

Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook, Second Edition

Stefano Federici, Marcia Scherer
December 05, 2017

Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook, Second Edition, proposes an international ideal model for the assistive technology assessment process, outlining how this model can be applied in practice to re-conceptualize the phases of an assistive technology delivery system according to the...

Understanding Healthcare Economics: Managing Your Career in an Evolving Healthcare System, Second Edition

Jeanne Wendel, PHD, Teresa D. Serratt, PHD, RN, William O'Donohue, PHD
December 05, 2017

Healthcare economics is a topic of increasing importance due to the substantial changes that are expected to radically alter the way Americans obtain and finance healthcare. Understanding Healthcare Economics, 2nd Edition provides an evidence-based framework to help practitioners comprehend the...

Performance Management in Healthcare: From Key Performance Indicators to Balanced Scorecard, Second Edition

Bryan P. Bergeron
December 05, 2017

Performance management, often referred to as process management, is a strategy that can be used to achieve an optimum mix of quality, safety, patient satisfaction and solvency. The basis of performance management is the effective use of resources, as measured by quantifying processes and outcomes...

Hearing: An Introduction to Psychological and Physiological Acoustics, Sixth Edition

Stanley A. Gelfand
November 29, 2017

This fully updated and revised sixth edition of Hearing: An Introduction to Psychological and Physiological Acoustics provides a comprehensive introduction for graduate students and professionals in audiology and other fields dealing with audition (including hearing/speech science, psychology,...

Statistical Topics in Health Economics and Outcomes Research

Demissie Alemayehu, PhD, Joseph C. Cappelleri, PhD, Birol Emir, PhD, Kelly H. Zou, PhD, Pstat
November 28, 2017

With ever-rising healthcare costs, evidence generation through Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) plays an increasingly important role in decision-making about the allocation of resources. Accordingly, it is now customary for health technology assessment and reimbursement agencies to...

Analyzing Health Data in R for SAS Users

Monika Maya Wahi, Peter Seebach
November 27, 2017

Analyzing Health Data in R for SAS Users is aimed at helping health data analysts who use SAS accomplish some of the same tasks in R. It is targeted to public health students and professionals who have a background in biostatistics and SAS software, but are new to R. For professors, it is useful...

Herbs for Diabetes and Neurological Disease Management: Research and Advancements

Vikas Kumar, Addepalli Veeranjaneyulu
November 27, 2017

This new volume provides a plethora of new information about potential medicinal herbs and their usefulness in treating diabetes and neurological diseases. Most large multinational companies are interested and engaged in the commercialization of herb-based formulations, and consumers continue to...

Clark's Essential PACS, RIS and Imaging Informatics

Alexander Peck
November 24, 2017

Imaging informatics is a complex and historically rapidly changing field, knowledge of which is central to the practice of all imaging specialists. This convenient pocket guide provides the foundations of knowledge in informatics, allowing radiographers in training and in practice, assistant...

Public Health Research Methods for Partnerships and Practice

Melody S. Goodman, Vetta Sanders Thompson
November 22, 2017

Translating research into practice involves creating interventions that are relevant to improving the lives of a target population. Community engaged research has emerged as an evidence-based approach to better address the complex issues that affect the health of marginalized populations. Written...

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