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E-Health Care Information Systems: An Introduction for Students and Professionals

Book Description

E-Health Care Information Systems is a comprehensive collection written by leading experts from a range of disciplines including medicine, health sciences, engineering, business information systems, general science, and computing technology. This easily followed text provides a theoretical framework with sound methodological approaches and is filled with numerous case examples. Topics include e-health records, e-public information systems, e-network and surveys, general and specific applications of e-health such as e-rehabilitation, e-medicine, e-homecare, e-diagnosis support systems, and e-health intelligence. E-Health Care Information Systems also covers strategies in e-health care technology management, e-security issues, and the impacts of e-technologies. In addition, this book reviews new and emerging technologies such as mobile health, virtual reality and nanotechnology, and harnessing the power of e-technologies for real-world applications.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright
  4. Contents
  5. TABLES, FIGURES, and EXHIBITS
    1. Tables
    2. Figures
    3. Exhibits
  6. PREFACE
  7. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  8. THE EDITOR
  9. THE CONTRIBUTORS
  10. PART ONE: E-HEALTH OVERVIEW
    1. CHAPTER ONE: E-HEALTH
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. Introduction
      3. FOUNDATIONS AND BENEFITS OF E-HEALTH
      4. E-Health Domains and Applications
      5. E-HEALTH STRATEGIES AND IMPACTS
      6. Conclusion
      7. Chapter Questions
      8. References
      9. The Telebaby ® Case
    2. CHAPTER TWO: E-HEALTH VISION
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. Introduction
      3. The E-Health Paradigm Shift
      4. E-Health Drivers and Barriers
      5. Medicolegal Considerations
      6. Conclusion
      7. Chapter Questions
      8. References
      9. Cyber-Angel: The E-Robin Hood Case
  11. PART TWO: E-HEALTH FOUNDATIONS
    1. CHAPTER THREE: E-HEALTH PERSPECTIVES
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. Introduction
      3. General Systems Concepts
      4. Chaos Theory and String Theories
      5. Sociocultural Entities
      6. Conclusion
      7. Chapter Questions
      8. References
      9. Multicommunity E-Health Promotion Programming Case
      10. References
    2. CHAPTER FOUR: E-HEALTH RECORDS
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. Introduction
      3. Definition of E-Health Records
      4. Trends in EHRs
      5. Purposes of EHRs
      6. E-Health Records: Benefits and Hurdles
      7. Implementation of E-Health Records
      8. Conclusion
      9. Chapter Questions
      10. References
      11. E-Primary Health Care and E-Health Records Cases
    3. CHAPTER FIVE: E-PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMS
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. Introduction
      3. Legacy Health Systems Versus E-Public Health Information Systems
      4. E-TECHNOLOGIES FOR PUBLIC HEALTH SURVEILLANCE AND PREPAREDNESS
      5. Conclusion
      6. Chapter Questions
      7. References
      8. E-Profiling of Community Health Performance Indicators Case
    4. CHAPTER SIX: E-NETWORKING
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. Introduction
      3. E-Networking Requirements
      4. E-Networking Standards
      5. E-Networking Infrastructures
      6. Conclusion
      7. Chapter Questions
      8. References
      9. Mobile Health Networks Case: Unconfined Mobile Bluetooth Technology for E-Medical Services
  12. PART THREE: E-HEALTH DOMAINS AND APPLICATIONS
    1. CHAPTER SEVEN: E-HEALTH DOMAINS
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. Introduction
      3. E-Medical or Direct Patient Care Services
      4. E-LEARNING AND TELE-EDUCATION SERVICES
      5. E-ADMINISTRATIVE AND SUPPORT SERVICES
      6. TeleRehab™ at INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation Center
      7. Conclusion
      8. Chapter Questions
      9. References
      10. E-Speech Therapy for Children in a Rural Oklahoma School Case
    2. CHAPTER EIGHT: DIFFUSION OF E-MEDICINE
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. Introduction
      3. E-Medicine Overview
      4. E-Medicine in Canada
      5. E-Medicine in Ethiopia
      6. Conclusion
      7. Chapter Questions
      8. References
      9. E-Medicine Development in Taiwan Case
    3. CHAPTER NINE: E-HOME CARE
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. Introduction
      3. E-Home Care Concepts
      4. E-Home Care Applications
      5. E-Home Care Issues and Challenges
      6. E-Home Care Evaluation
      7. Conclusion
      8. Chapter Questions
      9. References
      10. The OliverHome Case
    4. CHAPTER TEN: E-DIAGNOSIS SUPPORT SYSTEMS
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. Introduction
      3. Designing an E-Diagnosis Support System for Lower Back Pain: Key Challenging Characteristics
      4. A Web-Based e-Diagnosis Support System for Lower Back Pain
      5. A FRAMEWORK FOR EVALUATION OF AN E-DIAGNOSIS SUPPORT SYSTEM
      6. Conclusion
      7. Chapter Questions
      8. Appendix A: Formal Proof of a Consensus Model–Based Inference Algorithm
      9. Appendix B: Formal Description of the Modified Turing Test
      10. References
      11. Teleradiology Case: Present and Future
    5. CHAPTER ELEVEN: E-HEALTH INTELLIGENCE
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. Introduction
      3. Fundamentals of Clustering Analysis Techniques
      4. Representation of Constructive Data Mining Techniques
      5. Development of Constructive Clustering Analysis Technique
      6. Empirical Evaluation
      7. Conclusion
      8. Chapter Questions
      9. References
      10. E-Patient Image Retrieval Case: Incremental Neural Net Learning
  13. PART FOUR: E-HEALTH STRATEGIES AND IMPACTS
    1. CHAPTER TWELVE: E-HEALTH STRATEGIES
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. Introduction
      3. E-Health Strategic Opportunities and Challenges
      4. E-Health Models and Services
      5. Conclusion
      6. Chapter Questions
      7. References
      8. E-Health Technology Strategies and Impacts Case
    2. CHAPTER THIRTEEN: E-HEALTH CARE TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. Introduction
      3. Multidimensionality of the E-HCTM Concept
      4. E-Surveying Health Executives
      5. Research Findings with Relevance for E-Health Care Technology Management
      6. Conclusion
      7. Chapter Questions
      8. References
      9. Evidence-Based Medicine Case
    3. CHAPTER FOURTEEN: E-SECURITY
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. Introduction
      3. Security and Privacy Frameworks
      4. E-Health Data Integration
      5. E-Health Data Aggregation Issues
      6. Conclusion
      7. Chapter Questions
      8. References
      9. Integrated Selective Encryption and Data Embedding for Medical Images Case
      10. References
    4. CHAPTER FIFTEEN: E-HEALTH IMPACTS ON THE HEALTH CARE AND HEALTH SERVICES INDUSTRY
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. Introduction
      3. E-Technologies in Various Health Care and Health Services Sectors
      4. The Power of E-Technologies
      5. Risks in Applying E-Technologies
      6. Surfing the Waves of E-Technology
      7. Conclusion
      8. Chapter Questions
      9. References
      10. E-Communities Case: Scalability Challenges in Information Management
  14. PART FIVE: E-HEALTH PROSPECTS
    1. CHAPTER SIXTEEN: E-HEALTH PROSPECTS
      1. Learning Objectives
      2. Introduction
      3. Mobile Health Care
      4. Virtual Reality in Health Care
      5. Consumer-Driven E-Health Systems
      6. Conclusion
      7. Chapter Questions
      8. References
      9. Virtual Reality Case
  15. NAME INDEX
  16. SUBJECT INDEX