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Digital Forensics for the Health Sciences

Digital Forensics for the Health Sciences

By: Andriani Daskalaki

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAR-2011

Insert Date: 05-APR-2014

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Digital forensics deals with the acquisition, preservation, analysis and presentation of electronic data. The detailed documentation and analysis of human data with 3D-imaging and processing techniques has led to qualitative improvements in forensic pathologic investigation and documentation. Digital Forensics for the Health Sciences: Applications in Practice and Research discusses current applications of digital forensics in health sciences as well as the latest research in this area. This reference work covers basic concepts, best practices, common techniques, investigative challenges and,...

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Handbook of Research on Patient Safety and Quality Care through Health Informatics

Handbook of Research on Patient Safety and Quality Care through Health Informatics

By: Vaughan Michell; Deborah Rosenorn-Lanng; Stephen Gulliver; Wendy Currie

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 26-MAR-2014

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Medical and health activities can greatly benefit from the effective use of health informatics. By capturing, processing, and disseminating information to the correct systems and processes, decision-making can be more successful and quality care and patient safety would see significant improvements. The Handbook of Research on Patient Safety and Quality Care through Health Informatics highlights current research and trends from both professionals and researchers on health informatics as applied to the needs of patient safety and quality care. Bringing together theory and practical approaches...

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Healthcare Analytics for Quality and Performance Improvement

Healthcare Analytics for Quality and Performance Improvement

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 07-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 19-MAR-2014

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Improve patient outcomes, lower costs, reduce fraud—all with healthcare analytics Healthcare Analytics for Quality and Performance Improvement walks your healthcare organization from relying on generic reports and dashboards to developing powerful analytic applications that drive effective decision-making throughout your organization. Renowned healthcare analytics leader Trevor Strome reveals in this groundbreaking volume the true potential of analytics to harness the vast amounts of data being generated in order to improve the decision-making ability of healthcare managers and...

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Clinical Data Mining for Physician Decision Making and Investigating Health Outcomes

Clinical Data Mining for Physician Decision Making and Investigating Health Outcomes

By: Patricia Cerrito; John Cerrito

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2010

Insert Date: 21-FEB-2014

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The investigation of healthcare databases can be used to examine physician decisions and develop evidence-based treatment guidelines that optimize patient outcomes. Clinical Data Mining for Physician Decision Making and Investigating Health Outcomes: Methods for Prediction and Analysis demonstrates how concern for detail in datasets and the use of data mining techniques can extract important and meaningful knowledge from healthcare databases. Basic information on processing data with step-by-step instructions is provided, allowing readers to use their own data and follow the instructions to...

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Dr. Q

Dr. Q

By: Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa

Publisher: LID Editorial

Publication Date: 01-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 15-FEB-2014

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Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa pasó de «mover canales de riego y recoger tomates, a luchar contra el cáncer cerebral». Esta entrañable historia, narrada en primera persona, relata la travesía: nos lleva desde su niñez en un pequeñísimo pueblo de Baja California, en México, a la Neurocirugía y la investigación en el célebre hospital-escuela Johns Hopkins. El camino inicia con sus sueños infantiles, como dominar las maniobras de Kalimán (un personaje de historietas) y viajar a mundos extraños; y transcurre por el durísimo trabajo en los campos y los ferrocarriles del otro lado de la frontera,...

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Visual Computing for Medicine, 2nd Edition

Visual Computing for Medicine, 2nd Edition

By: Bernhard Preim; Charl P Botha

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

Publication Date: 25-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 13-FEB-2014

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Visual Computing for Medicine, Second Edition, offers cutting-edge visualization techniques and their applications in medical diagnosis, education, and treatment. The book includes algorithms, applications, and ideas on achieving reliability of results and clinical evaluation of the techniques covered. Preim and Botha illustrate visualization techniques from research, but also cover the information required to solve practical clinical problems. They base the book on several years of combined teaching and research experience. This new edition includes six new chapters on treatment...

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The Cleveland Clinic Way: Lessons in Excellence from One of the World's Leading Health Care Organizations

The Cleveland Clinic Way: Lessons in Excellence from One of the World's Leading Health Care Organizations

By: Toby Cosgrove

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 17-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 21-JAN-2014

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This is the future. Join the revolution. Transform your organization the Cleveland Clinic way. "One of the best healthcare systems in the world." President Barack Obama American healthcare is in crisis. It doesn't have to be. There's a revolution going on right now. On the frontiers of medicine, some doctors have developed an approach for treating people that is more effective, more humane, and more affordable. It's an approach to healthcare that has captured the attention of the media and business elite--and the President of the United States. It's all happening at...

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Biomedical Image Analysis and Machine Learning Technologies

Biomedical Image Analysis and Machine Learning Technologies

By: Fabio Gonzalez; Eduardo Romero

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2009

Insert Date: 16-JAN-2014

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Medical images are at the base of many routine clinical decisions and their influence continues to increase in many fields of medicine. Since the last decade, computers have become an invaluable tool for supporting medical image acquisition, processing, organization and analysis. Biomedical Image Analysis and Machine Learning Technologies: Applications and Techniques provides a panorama of the current boundary between biomedical complexity coming from the medical image context and the multiple techniques which have been used for solving many of these problems. This innovative publication...

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Advancing Medical Practice through Technology

Advancing Medical Practice through Technology

By: Joel Rodrigues

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 07-JAN-2014

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Medical practitioners are continuing to advance their knowledge of the latest technologies in order to keep up with the opportunities for faster and more reliable treatments for patients. Advancing Medical Practice through Technology: Applications for Healthcare Delivery, Management, and Quality focuses on the latest medical practices through the utilization of technologies and innovative concepts. This book is an essential reference source for researchers, academics, and industry professionals interested in the latest advancements in the healthcare, biomedicine, and medical communications...

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The Cure in the Code

The Cure in the Code

By: Peter Huber

Publisher: Basic Books

Publication Date: 12-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 18-DEC-2013

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Never before have two revolutions with so much potential to save and prolong human life occurred simultaneously. The converging, synergistic power of the biochemical and digital revolutions now allows us to read every letter of life’s code, create precisely targeted drugs to control it, and tailor their use to individual patients. Cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and countless other killers can be vanquished—if we make full use of the tools of modern drug design and allow doctors the use of modern data gathering and analytical tools when prescribing drugs to their patients. But Washington...

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Interactive Technologies for Autism

Interactive Technologies for Autism

By: Julie A. Kientz; Matthew S. Goodwin; Gillian R. Hayes; Gregory D. Abowd

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 01-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 13-DEC-2013

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Development, deployment, and evaluation of interactive technologies for individuals with autism have been rapidly increasing over the last decade. There is great promise for the use of these types of technologies to enrich interventions, facilitate communication, and support data collection. Emerging technologies in this area also have the potential to enhance assessment and diagnosis of individuals with autism, to understand the nature of autism, and to help researchers conduct basic and applied research. This book provides an in-depth review of the historical and state-of-the-art use of...

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NCLEX-RN Exam Prep, Third Edition

NCLEX-RN Exam Prep, Third Edition

By: Wilda Rinehart; Diann Sloan; Clara Hurd

Publisher: Pearson Certification

Publication Date: 20-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 13-DEC-2013

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The Publisher regrets that the CD/DVD content for this title cannot be made available Online. Score Higher on the NCLEX-RN® Exam! ¿ This is the eBook version of the print title. The eBook edition does not provide access to the test engine and practice test that accompanies the print book. ¿ We provide you with the proven study tools and expert insight that will help you score higher on your exam ¿ www.pearsonITcertification.com ¿ Study Tips like the advice and instruction that a personal tutor might provide Notes, Tips, and Cautions provide you with hints and...

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Health Care Engineering, Part II

Health Care Engineering, Part II

By: Monique Frize

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 30-NOV-2013

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Part II of Health Care Engineering begins with statistics on the occurrence of medical errors and adverse events, and includes some technological solutions. A chapter on electronic medical records follows. The knowledge management process divided into four steps is described; this includes a discussion on data acquisition, storage, and retrieval. The next two chapters discuss the other three steps of the knowledge management process (knowledge discovery, knowledge translation, knowledge integration and sharing). The last chapter briefly discusses usability studies and clinical trials. This...

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Health Care Engineering, Part I

Health Care Engineering, Part I

By: Monique Frize

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 01-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 30-NOV-2013

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The first chapter describes the health care delivery systems in Canada and in the U.S. This is followed by examples of various approaches used to measure physiological variables in humans, either for the purpose of diagnosis or monitoring potential disease conditions; a brief description of sensor technologies is included. The function and role of the clinical engineer in managing medical technologies in industrialized and in developing countries are presented. This is followed by a chapter on patient safety (mainly electrical safety and electromagnetic interference); it includes a section on...

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Assistive Technology Research, Practice, and Theory

Assistive Technology Research, Practice, and Theory

By: Boaventura DaCosta; Soonhwa Seok

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 22-NOV-2013

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Technology continues to advance at an irrepressible pace, and it takes human ingenuity and ambition to make the best use of the latest developments in science and engineering, improving quality of life for countless individuals worldwide. Assistive Technology Research, Practice, and Theory presents cutting-edge research in the field of assistive technologies, including both theoretical frameworks and empirical research to benefit individuals with motor and cognitive disabilities. This book will serve as an imperative reference source for professionals, researchers, and practitioners engaged...

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Medical Applications of Artificial Intelligence

Medical Applications of Artificial Intelligence

By: Arvin Agah

Publisher: CRC Press

Publication Date: 06-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 22-NOV-2013

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques have been successfully applied to the medical domain, and AI systems are being integrated into healthcare. Consistent and easily mass produced, AI systems can make providing healthcare more accurate, less expensive, more available, and more efficient. Organized into three sections—AI techniques, applications, and medical domains—this book covers the history, present, and future of AI systems in the medical system. ...

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Predictive Health

Predictive Health

By: Kenneth L. Brigham; Michael M. E. Johns

Publisher: Basic Books

Publication Date: 02-OCT-2012

Insert Date: 14-NOV-2013

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America's health care system is crippled by desperate efforts to prevent the inevitable. A third of the national Medicare budget—nearly $175 billion—is spent on the final year of life, and a third of that amount on the final month, often on expensive (and futile) treatments. Such efforts betray a fundamental flaw in how we think about healthcare: we squander resources on hopeless situations, instead of using them to actually improve health.In  Predictive Health , distinguished doctors Kenneth Brigham and Michael M.E. Johns propose a solution: invest earlier—and use science and technology...

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Health Care Operations and Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Operations, Planning, and Control

Health Care Operations and Supply Chain Management: Strategy, Operations, Planning, and Control

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Publisher: Jossey-Bass

Publication Date: 14-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 08-OCT-2013

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Health Care Operations and Supply Chain Management This innovative text offers a thorough foundation in operations management, supply chain management,?and the strategic implementation of programs, techniques, and tools for reducing costs and improving quality in health care organizations. The authors incorporate the features and functions of Microsoft Excel where appropriate in their coverage of supply chain strategy, process design and analysis of health care operations, managing health care operations quality, and planning and controlling health care operations. Health Care...

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SAS Business Intelligence for the Health Care Industry: Practical Applications

SAS Business Intelligence for the Health Care Industry: Practical Applications

By: Renu Gehring

Publisher: SAS Institute

Publication Date: 22-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 04-OCT-2013

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SAS Business Intelligence for the Health Care Industry: Practical Applications teaches health care executives, managers, providers, and business analysts how to use SAS Business Intelligence (BI) tools to convert data into knowledge and value at all levels in the health care industry. This book demonstrates how SAS BI solutions can be applied to the health care industry and offers detailed explanations of code and tasks in an approachable case study format. All applications are created with sample data that has the richness and complexity of operational health care data. Topics...

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Analytics in Healthcare and the Life Sciences: Strategies, Implementation Methods, and Best Practices

Analytics in Healthcare and the Life Sciences: Strategies, Implementation Methods, and Best Practices

By: Dwight McNeill; Thomas H. Davenport

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 20-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 26-SEP-2013

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Make healthcare analytics work: leverage its powerful opportunities for improving outcomes, cost, and efficiency.This book gives you thepractical frameworks, strategies, tactics, and case studies you need to go beyond talk to action. The contributing healthcare analytics innovators survey the field’s current state, present start-to-finish guidance for planning and implementation, and help decision-makers prepare for tomorrow’s advances. They present in-depth case studies revealing how leading organizations have organized and executed analytic strategies that work, and fully cover the...