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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...

Phytochemistry, 3-Volume Set: Volume 1: Fundamentals, Modern Techniques, and Applications; Volume 2: Pharmacognosy, Nanomedicine, and Contemporary Issues; Volume 3: Marine Sources, Industrial Applications, and Recent Advances

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Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Jonathan Chinenye Ifemeje, Stanley Udedi Chidi, Shashank Kumar, Jaya Vikas Kurhekar, Nadia Sharif
December 14, 2018

The 3-volume set, Phytochemistry, covers a wide selection of topics in phytochemistry and provides a wealth of information on the fundamentals, new applications, methods and modern analytical techniques, state-of-the-art approaches, and computational techniques. With chapters from professional...

Phytochemistry: Volume 1: Fundamentals, Modern Techniques, and Applications

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Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Jonathan Chinenye Ifemeje, Stanley Chidi Udedi, Shashank Kumar
December 14, 2018

This first book in this three-volume set provides comprehensive coverage of a wide range of topics in phytochemistry. With chapters from professional specialists from key institutions around the world, the volume starts with an introduction to phytochemistry and details the fundamentals. Part II...

Phytochemistry: Volume 2: Pharmacognosy, Nanomedicine, and Contemporary Issues

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Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Shashank Kumar, Jonathan Chinenye Ifemeje, Jaya Vikas Kurhekar
December 14, 2018

As volume 2 of this three-volume set on phytochemistry, this book features chapters that comprehensively review a selection of important recent advances in ethnopharmacology and alternative and complementary medicines. It also presents many informative chapters on the medicinal potential of...

Phytochemistry: Volume 3: Marine Sources, Industrial Applications, and Recent Advances

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Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Jonathan Chinenye Ifemeje, Shashank Kumar, Nadia Sharif
December 14, 2018

This volume presents chapters that discuss secondary metabolites of marine origin, the industrial applications of phytochemicals, and recent advances in phytochemical research. It considers production of secondary metabolites and accumulations through in vitro cultures and also reviews the effects...

Parents with Eating Disorders: An Intervention Guide

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Shiri Sadeh-Sharvit, James Lock
December 13, 2018

This groundbreaking volume presents a new conceptual approach to treating adults with eating disorders and their children. By utilizing Parent-Based Prevention, a state-of-the-art intervention program from Stanford University for families who risk raising children in the context of parental eating...

Family Practice in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: Universal Health Coverage and Quality Primary Care

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Hassan Salah, Michael Kidd
November 30, 2018

This is the first book to analyze in depth the current causes of shortage of family physicians and the relative weakness of the family practice model in many countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.  Focusing on engagement with the private health sector in scaling up family practice, the...

Ethnobotany: Application of Medicinal Plants

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José L. Martinez, Amner Muñoz-Acevedo, Mahendra Rai
November 30, 2018

Ethnobotany includes the traditional use of plants in different fields like medicine and agriculture. This book incorporates important studies based on ethnobotany of different geographic zones. The book covers medicinaland aromatic plants, ethnopharmacology, bioactive molecules, plants used in...

Botanical Drug Products: Recent Developments and Market Trends

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Jayant N. Lokhande, Yashwant V. Pathak
November 29, 2018

Botanicals, which have been part of human food and medicine for thousands of years, are perceived as being safer than synthetic pharmaceuticals. The global botanical drug market was expected to reach $26.6 billion by 2017. In terms of FDA regulations, botanical drugs are no different from...

Plant- and Marine- Based Phytochemicals for Human Health: Attributes, Potential, and Use

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Megh R. Goyal, Durgesh Nandini Chauhan
November 26, 2018

This new book, Plant- and Marine- Based Phytochemicals for Human Health: Attributes, Potential, and Use, provides insight with scientific evidence on the use of medicinal plants in the treatment of certain diseases. It describes bioactive compounds of marine and plant origin that have been...

The Minor Illness Manual: 5th Edition

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Gina Johnson, Ian Hill-Smith, Chirag Bakhai
November 22, 2018

This new edition of the best-selling Minor Illness Manual has been completely revised and updated with the latest clinical guidance and prescribing information, and includes a new chapter on the changing demands of Primary Care. The simple, clear and easy-to-use format enables Primary Care...

The Healthcare Collapse: Where We've Been and Where We Need to Go

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Eldo Frezza
November 21, 2018

The evolution of the healthcare system in the U.S. has seen numerous changes in the last 30 years where fee-for-service was the mainstay of reimbursement models and hospitals were managed by physicians and patient care was key. The early 1990’s saw the emergence of HMOs and other managed care...

Who Knew?: Inside the Complexity of American Health Care

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Lynn H. Vogel
November 21, 2018

Despite all the writing and the research, America’s health care industry continues to fail at providing health care that is accessible and affordable, with measurable quality. The fundamental reason we have failed is that health care is not only a complex business, but the most complex in our...

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