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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

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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...

Ethnomedicinal Plants with Therapeutic Properties

1st Edition

V.R. Mohan, A. Doss, P.S. Tresina
February 13, 2019

Ethnomedicinal Plants with Therapeutic Properties provides detailed information on locally important medicinal plants, discusses the pharmacological properties of selected medicinal plants, and looks at the phytodrug aspects of selected plants. In 24 important chapters, the volume covers...

Magnesium: Applications in Clinical Medicine

1st Edition

Erine A. Kupetsky, D.O.
February 06, 2019

Magnesium is an essential mineral required by humans, playing an important role in multiple biochemical processes as well as preventing and managing several diseases and disorders. Deficiencies of magnesium can lead to a wide range of medical conditions, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes,...

Advances in Macrofungi: Diversity, Ecology and Biotechnology

1st Edition

Kandikere Ramaiah Sridhar, Sunil Kumar Deshmukh
February 01, 2019

Advances in Macrofungi: Diversity, Ecology and Biotechnology discusses the diversity and ecology of edible, toxic, medicinal and mycorrhizal macrofungi; the impact of ectomycorrhizal fungi in terrestrial ecosystems, ectomycorrhizal complex in Boreal forests and commercial application of Pseudotsuga...

Improving Patient Safety: Tools and Strategies for Quality Improvement

1st Edition

Raghav Govindarajan, Harleen Kaur, Anudeep Yelam
January 30, 2019

Based on the IOM's estimate of 44,000 deaths annually, medical errors rank as the eighth leading cause of death in the U.S. Clearly medical errors are an epidemic that needs to be contained. Despite these numbers, patient safety and medical errors remain an issue for physicians and other clinicians...

Holistic Healthcare: Possibilities and Challenges Volume 2

1st Edition

Anne George, Snigdha S. Babu, Ajithkumar M. P, Sabu Thomas
January 30, 2019

This new volume of Holistic Healthcare: Possibilities and Challenges is a compilation of contributions from scientists, healthcare experts, and doctors working actively to bring about wholesome healing to individuals, looking at cutting-edge holistic therapies. Holistic medicine aims to bring about...

Beyond Return on Investment: Expanding the Value of Healthcare Information Technology, 2nd Edition

2nd Edition

Pam Arlotto, Susan P. Irby
January 30, 2019

Beyond Return on Investment: Expanding the Value of Healthcare Information Technology, 2nd Edition this updated and revised edition provides lessons learned from healthcare IT adoption and the opportunity to drive value realization. From providing a basic primer on 'how-to' complete a Return on...

The A-Z Guide to Food as Medicine, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Diane Kraft
January 29, 2019

Reprising The 2017 American Library Association Outstanding Academic Title award-winning A-Z Guide to Food As Medicine, this new edition explores the physiological effects of more than 250 foods, food groups, nutrients, and phytochemicals in entries that include: Definition and background...

Voices of Innovation: Fulfilling the Promise of Information Technology in Healthcare

1st Edition

Edward W. Marx
January 28, 2019

We can all point to random examples of innovation inside of healthcare information technology, but few repeatable processes exist that make innovation more routine than happenstance. How do you create and sustain a culture of innovation? What are the best practices you can refine and embed as part...

The Profession and Practice of Horticultural Therapy

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Rebecca L. Haller, Karen L. Kennedy, Christine L. Capra
January 28, 2019

The Profession and Practice of Horticultural Therapy is a comprehensive guide to the theories that horticultural therapists use as a foundation for their practice and provides wide-ranging illustrative models of programming. This book aims to enhance understanding and provide insight into the...

Blockchain in Healthcare: Innovations that Empower Patients, Connect Professionals and Improve Care

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Vikram Dhillon, John Bass, Max Hooper, David Metcalf, Alex Cahana
January 25, 2019

Blockchain technology is poised to revolutionize more than just payment and crypto-currency. Many vertical industries will be reshaped by the new trusted data models enabled and inspired by the blockchain – healthcare is no exception. In fact, healthcare may hold the greatest opportunities for...

HEALTHCARE's OUT SICK - PREDICTING A CURE - Solutions that WORK !!!!: Predictive Analytic Modeling, Decision Making, INNOVATIONS and Precision Medicine Necessary to Correct the Broken Healthcare Delivery System

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Gary D. Miner, Linda Miner, Darrell L. Dean
January 23, 2019

The U.S. healthcare system is in "complete chaos-disarray." Medical costs have increased significantly over the past 6 years with 70% increase for deductibles and 24% or more for health insurance premiums. All the while, workers earnings have either not increased or if they did, the pay raises were...

Transformation and Your New EHR: The Communications and Change Leadership Playbook for Implementing Electronic Health Records

1st Edition

Dennis R. Delisle, Andy McLamb, Samantha Inch
January 17, 2019

Transformation and Your New EHR offers a robust communication and change leadership approach to support electronic health record (EHR) implementations and transformation journeys. This book highlights the approach and philosophy of communication, change leadership, and systems and process design,...

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