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Encyclopedia of E-Health and Telemedicine

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Patients and medical professionals alike are slowly growing into the digital advances that are revolutionizing the ways that medical records are maintained in addition to the delivery of healthcare services. As technology continues to advance, so do the applications of technological innovation within the healthcare sector. The Encyclopedia of E-Health and Telemedicine is an authoritative reference source featuring emerging technological developments and solutions within the field of medicine. Emphasizing critical research-based articles on digital trends, including big data, mobile applications, electronic records management, and data privacy, and how these trends are being applied within the healthcare sector, this encyclopedia is a critical addition to academic and medical libraries and meets the research needs of healthcare professionals, researchers, and medical students.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
    1. ABOUT THE SUBJECT
    2. THE MISSION
    3. EXPECTATIONS
    4. REFERENCES
  6. About the Editors
  7. Section 1: Case Studies
    1. Chapter 1: The Acceptability of Teleconsultations in Teledentistry
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. TELEDENTISTRY: BENEFITS AND OBSTACLES
      3. THE e-DENT PROJECT
      4. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 2: Barriers and Critical Success Factors in E-Health Information Technology
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. LITERATURE REVISION
      3. METHODOLOGY
      4. ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION OF RESULTS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 3: The Chronic Related Groups Program
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. CHRONIC RELATED GROUPS: A CASE STUDY
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 4: E-Health Adoption by Healthcare Organizations in Developing Countries
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
      3. RESEARCH MODEL AND HYPOTHESES
      4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      5. DATA ANALYSIS AND RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
    5. Chapter 5: E-Health and Organizational Change in a Hospital Setting
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. CONTEXT AND METHODOLOGY
      3. RESULTS
      4. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH
      5. REFERENCES
    6. Chapter 6: Georgian Experience in Telecytology
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. MAIN FOCUS OF THE ARTICLE
      4. THE HIS FOR CYTOLOGY QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAMS IMPLEMENTATION
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
    7. Chapter 7: Optimizing Hearing Aid Utilisation using Telemedicine Tools
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. MANAGING HEARING IMPAIRMENT
      4. DESIGNING A SOLUTION
      5. EXPLORING A SOLUTION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. Chapter 8: Promoting Training Transfer for Quality Telehealth Provision
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. PLANNING, DESIGN, AND DELIVERY OF TELEHEALTH TRAINING
      4. EVALUATION OF LEARNING TRANSFER
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. Chapter 9: Telemedicine Based on LMDS in the Urban/Metropolitan Area
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. TELEMEDICINE
      3. A GENERAL TELEMEDICINE SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE BASED ON LMDS IN A METROPOLITAN AREA
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  8. Section 2: Developments and Solutions
    1. Chapter 10: Assessing Mobile Applications Considered Medical Devices
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. METHODOLOGY
      4. RESULTS
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 11: Design and Build a Wizard of Oz (WOZ) Telemedicine Simulator Platform
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. PROBLEMS AND BENEFITS IN CONSTRUCTING A TELEMEDICINE PROGRAM
      4. REQUIREMENTS FOR DESIGNING A WOZ SIMULATOR
      5. REFERENCES
      6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      7. APPENDIX
    3. Chapter 12: Design of a Simulation Device to Test Electrogastrography (EGG) Systems
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. ELECTROGASTROGRAPHY SIMULATION DEVICE
      4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      10. ENDNOTES
    4. Chapter 13: E-Health Business Models
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. E-HEALTH BUSINESS MODELS
      4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 14: The Emergence of Biobanks
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. BIOBANK NETWORKS
      4. BIOBANKS GOVERNANCE: THE ROLE OF THE STATE (EUROPEAN CONTEXT)
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Chapter 15: Exercit@rt
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. EXERCIT@RT
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      8. ENDNOTES
    7. Chapter 16: Functional Software Prototypes for Defining and Monitoring Individual Exercise Program
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. SOFTWARE PROTOTYPES
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. Chapter 17: Gelapark
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. WHY EARLY DIAGNOSIS IS IMPORTANT
      4. TEST SET
      5. APPLICATION FEATURES
      6. DESCRIPTION
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. Chapter 18: GuiMarket
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. USERS AND THEIR REQUIREMENTS
      4. OVERALL SPECIFICATION
      5. FUNCTIONALITIES AND SERVICES TO BE OFFERED
      6. GUIMARKET IMPLEMENTATION
      7. A PROTOTYPE
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      12. ENDNOTES
    10. Chapter 19: Impact of B2B E-Commerce and Supply Chain Investments in Hospitals
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      4. RESEARCH FINDINGS
      5. DISCUSSIONS AND CONCLUSION
      6. LIMITATIONS, FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS, AND TRENDS
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. Chapter 20: Including Elderly Patients in Decision Making via Electronic Health Literacy
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. MAIN FOCUS OF THE ARTICLE
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    12. Chapter 21: Internet Accessibility for Visually Impaired
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES
      4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    13. Chapter 22: An Interoperable and Standard-Based End-to-End Remote Patient Monitoring System
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. SIGHEALTH PLATFORM
      4. PLATFORM INTERFACES
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    14. Chapter 23: Neuropsychology Rehabilitation
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. RECOVERY AND REHABILITATION
      4. HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL REHABILITATION
      5. NEW TECHNOLOGIES
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    15. Chapter 24: An Overview about the Use of Healthcare Applications on Mobile Devices
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
      6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    16. Chapter 25: Pharmacovigilance Informatics
      1. INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACOVIGILANCE INFORMATICS
      2. BACKGROUND ON PHARMACOVIGILANCE
      3. INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN PHARMACOVIGILANCE
      4. PROPOSED SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      8. REFERENCES
    17. Chapter 26: Promoting Lifestyle Change through Medical Avatars
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND: INTERNET-BASED E-HEALTH PROGRAMS
      3. MEDICAL AVATARS
      4. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORKS
      5. THE EVIDENCE OF MEDICAL AVATARS IN HEALTH PROMOTION
      6. TECHNOLOGICAL CHALLENGES
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. FUTURE DIRECTIONS OF AVATAR TECHNOLOGY
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    18. Chapter 27: Prototype Implementation and Automatic Determination of Pre-Transfusion Tests Based on Image Processing
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. MAIN FOCUS OF THE ARTICLE
      4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
    19. Chapter 28: RehaInteract
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. TRAINING SCENARIOS
      4. SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    20. Chapter 29: Safe Home Medicine Delivery
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. THE MEDICINE DELIVERY PROCESS AT HOME SETTINGS
      4. THE EVONDOS SERVICE
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. ENDNOTE
    21. Chapter 30: Supporting an Interdisciplinary Healthcare Team with a Multi-Agent System
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. THE MET4 SYSTEM
      4. MANAGEMENT OF CLINICAL PEDIATRIC OBESITY
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    22. Chapter 31: Systematic Review and Evaluation of Pain-Related Mobile Applications
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. METHODS
      3. RESULTS
      4. DISCUSSION
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    23. Chapter 32: Tele-Monitoring for Medical Diagnosis Availability
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. THE BUILT-IN MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS PROCEDURE
      3. MARKOV CHAIN MODEL OF BUILT-IN DIAGNOSIS
      4. ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
    24. Chapter 33: Use of a Simulator to Develop Clinical Skills for Pharmacists
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. MAIN FOCUS OF THE ARTICLE
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Section 3: Emerging Technologies
    1. Chapter 34: Augmented Reality in Healthcare
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. WHAT IS AUGMENTED REALITY?
      3. AUGMENTED REALITY SYSTEM BUILDING BLOCKS
      4. PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS OF AUGMENTED REALITY IN HEALTHCARE
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 35: A Business Process Management Approach to Home Healthcare Processes
      1. 1. INTRODUCTION
      2. 2. BPM IN HEALTHCARE
      3. 3. HEALTHCARE DOMAIN
      4. 4. HOME HEALTHCARE CHALLENGES
      5. 5. BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT FOR TELEMEDICINE PROCESSES: LESSONS LEARNED
      6. 6. ADAPTING OUR TELEMEDICINE METHODOLOGY TO HOME HEALTHCARE PROCESSES
      7. 7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORKS
      8. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 36: Characteristics of Elderly Viewers and Their Automatic Identification in iTV Health Services
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. ELDERLY VIEWER’S IDENTIFICATION IN ITV: A DECISION MATRIX
      4. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. REFERENCES
      6. ADDITIONAL READING
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 37: Computer-Based Neuropsychological Rehabilitation
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFICACY OF ICT
      4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. DIRECTIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 38: Computerized Decision Support Systems for Multimorbidity Care
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. CDSS AND THEIR RELEVANCE TO MULTIMORBIDITY
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT DIRECTIONS
      5. REFERENCES
      6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Chapter 39: Content-Based Image Retrieval (CBIR) in Remote Clinical Diagnosis and Healthcare
      1. 1. INTRODUCTION
      2. 2. IMAGE AND INFORMATION PROCESSING FUNDAMENTALS
      3. 3. CBIR SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE AND TECHNIQUES
      4. 4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. 5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. 6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. 7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    7. Chapter 40: Controlled Flexibility in Healthcare Processes
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. THE BPMN EXTENSION FOR CONTROLLED FLEXIBILITY
      4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS: MODELING OF A HEALTHCARE PROCESS WITH CONTROLLED FLEXIBILITY
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
    8. Chapter 41: Distance Education in Telemedicine and M-Health Initiatives in Therapeutic Patient Education
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. CONDITIONS CONTRIBUTING TO SUCCESSFUL OUTCOMES
      3. MODELS FOR THE FUTURE
      4. CONCLUSION/RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. REFERENCES
    9. Chapter 42: E-Health and Psychology
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. SELF-REGULATION INSTEAD OF SYSTEM-CARING
      4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. Chapter 43: Electronic Health Record Portals Definition and Usage
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. EHR PORTALS
      4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. Chapter 44: Embedded Sensor Systems for Health in Home Healthcare
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. TECHNOLOGY MEETING THE REQUIREMENTS OF HEALTHCARE
      3. CHALLENGES
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      6. REFERENCES
    12. Chapter 45: Health Information System to Identify Dermatological Diseases by Software Agent
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. SOFTWARE AGENT DEFINITION
      4. MODELS TO CONSTRUCT AGENT’S PROGRAMS
      5. MAIN FOCUS
      6. SOFTWARE AGENT ALGORITHM
      7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    13. Chapter 46: A Holistic Infrastructure to Support Elderlies' Independent Living
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. REFERENCE MODELS
      4. HOLISTIC INFRASTRUCTURE TO SUPPORT ELDERLIES’ INDEPENDENT LIVING
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    14. Chapter 47: Information and Communication Technology for Mental Health
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      4. DATA ANALYSIS
      5. RESULTS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
    15. Chapter 48: Integrated Care in Europe
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. THE LACK OF INTEGRATION BETWEEN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    16. Chapter 49: Internet and Social Network as Health/Physical Activity Information Sources
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. INTERNET, ONLINE SOCIAL NETWORKS, AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PATTERNS
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    17. Chapter 50: ISO/IEEE11073 Family of Standards
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. INTEROPERABILITY AND E-HEALTH SOLUTIONS: ISO/IEEE11073
      3. E-HEALTH APPLICATION DOMAINS
      4. ISO/IEEE11073: FROM POINT-OF-CARE TOWARDS PERSONAL HEALTH DEVICES
      5. TRENDS AND CHALLENGES OF E-HEALTH INTEROPERABILITY
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
    18. Chapter 51: Lative Logic Accomodating the WHO Family of International Classifications
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. FALL AND FALL INJURIES
      3. FALL RISK AND RISK ASSESSMENT
      4. BONE MINERAL DENSITY AND FRACTURES
      5. CLASSIFICATION OF FUNCTIONING
      6. LATIVE LOGIC
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. ENDNOTE
    19. Chapter 52: Learning ICT-Mediated Communication through Computer-Based Simulations
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. DEVELOPING THE ISSD MODEL FURTHER
      4. DISCUSSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    20. Chapter 53: Multi-Agent Systems for E-Health and Telemedicine
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. MULTI-AGENT SYSTEMS AND E-HEALTH
      4. E-HEALTH MULTI-AGENT SYSTEMS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    21. Chapter 54: Neuropsychological Assessment from Traditional to ICT-Based Instruments
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. FROM TRADITIONAL TO ICT BASED INSTRUMENTS
      4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    22. Chapter 55: Non-Intrusive Health-Monitoring Devices
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. HEALTH MONITORING AND NON-INTRUSIVE TECHNOLOGY
      3. THE PHYSIOLOGICAL MOUSE
      4. VALIDATION
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    23. Chapter 56: Online Resources, Support, and E-Health for Families of Children with Disabilities
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. PRESENT REVIEW METHODOLOGY
      4. INTERNET-BASED SUPPORT FOR PARENTS
      5. ONLINE LEARNING AND INFORMATION-SEEKING FOR PARENTS
      6. ONLINE PARENT TRAINING, CONSULTATION, AND INTERVENTIONS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    24. Chapter 57: An Overview of Serious Games in Cognitive Rehabilitation
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
      6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    25. Chapter 58: Possibilities of a Body-Region Separately Weighing System in Healthcare
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. METHODS
      4. RESULTS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    26. Chapter 59: Rare Diseases Internet Information Retrieval and Knowledge Discovery
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
    27. Chapter 60: Recent Advances in Microprompting Technology
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. RECENT ADVANCES
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. REFERENCES
      6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    28. Chapter 61: Remote Patient Monitoring Technologies
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BIOSIGNALS DEFINITION AND MONITORING
      3. BIOSENSORS AND NETWORK MONITORING
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
    29. Chapter 62: A Review of Existing Applications and Techniques for Narrative Text Analysis in Electronic Medical Records
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. NLP APPLICATIONS FOR MEDICAL ANALYSIS
      4. GENERIC NLP METHODS AND TOOLS
      5. RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ENDNOTE
    30. Chapter 63: The Role of Audio in Two Accessible Vision-Rehabilitation Games for Blind Teenage Users
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. ACCESSIBILITY THROUGH SOUND
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
      6. ENDNOTES
    31. Chapter 64: Simulation for Medical Training
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. INTELLIGENT SIMULATOR FOR DECISION MAKING IN HEALTH CARE SERVICES: SIMDECS
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ENDNOTES
    32. Chapter 65: Towards a Framework for Measuring E-Health Status across the World
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. FRAMEWORKS FOR MEASURING E-HEALTH STATUS
      4. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    33. Chapter 66: Towards Interoperable and Extendable Clinical Pedigrees in Healthcare Information Systems
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. CLINICAL FAMILY HISTORY REPRESENTATIONS
      4. UNDERUSAGE OF FAMILY HISTORY AND PEDIGREES IN HEALTHCARE
      5. INTEGRATION OF FAMILY HISTORY INFORMATION WITH EXISTING HIS
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    34. Chapter 67: Understanding Customer Behavior through Collaboration RFM Analysis and Data Mining Using Health Life Center Data
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. LITERATURE REVIEW
      3. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      4. AN ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    35. Chapter 68: Using Big Data in Healthcare
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. BIG DATA IN HEALTHCARE
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Section 4: New Challenges and Issues
    1. Chapter 69: The Decision-Making Processes of Pregnant Women at High Risk
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      3. CONCLUSION
      4. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 70: Digital Auscultation
      1. 1. INTRODUCTION
      2. 2. BACKGROUND OF CLINICAL AUSCULTATION
      3. 3. HEALTH CARE BENEFITS OF THE DIGITAL AUSCULTATION
      4. 4. LEARNING/TEACHING
      5. 5. DISCUSSION
      6. 6. CONCLUSION
      7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      8. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 71: E-Mental Health
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. FROM COMPUTERIZED THERAPY TO MACHINE LEARNING
      3. MACHINE LEARNING AS SUPPORTING TOOL
      4. DIRECTIONS FOR FURTHER RESEARCH
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 72: The European Union Legal Framework on E-Health, Telemedicine, and Privacy
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. ELECTRONIC HEALTH SERVICES AND DATA PRIVACY
      3. THE RIGHT TO COMMUNICATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL SELF-DETERMINATION
      4. THE 2014 EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT DATA PROTECTION PACKAGE REINFORCING PRIVACY RIGHTS IN A DIGITAL CONTEXT
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 73: An Investigation into Doctors' Perceptions of Internet Informed Patients
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Chapter 74: Issues in Telemedicine Service
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. ISSUES IN TELEMEDICINE
      4. TELEMEDICINE PRACTICES
      5. RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
    7. Chapter 75: Opportunities and Challenges for Electronic Health Record
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. CONCEPTS AND BACKGROUND
      3. COSTS, BENEFITS, AND REGULATION
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
      6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. Chapter 76: Opportunities and Threats for E-Health on an Ageing Society
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. IMPACT OF POPULATION AGEING ON HEALTH AND HEALTHCARE
      3. THE ROLE OF E-HEALTH
      4. E-HEALTH TOOLS FOR SENIOR PATIENTS
      5. ECONOMIC IMPACT OF E-HEALTH FOR SENIOR PATIENTS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
    9. Chapter 77: An Overview and a Future Perspective in Health Information Systems in Portugal
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMS
      3. INTEROPERABILITY ISSUES IN HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN PORTUGAL
      4. FUTURE TRENDS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. Chapter 78: Rethinking ICTs and E-Health
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. MAIN FOCUS OF THE ARTICLE
      4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. Chapter 79: The Role of Gender in Technology Acceptance for Medical Education
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. METHODOLOGY AND RESULTS
      4. PROFILE PATTERN BASED ON GENDER
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    12. Chapter 80: The Role of Tailoring in E-Health and ICT-Based Interventions in Different Contexts and Populations
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND: TAILORING IN E-HEALTH AND ICT INTERVENTIONS
      3. HOW TO DEVELOP TAILORED INTERVENTIONS
      4. TAILORING AT INDIVIDUAL, FAMILY, AND COMMUNITY LEVELS
      5. TAILORED INTERVENTIONS WITH DIFFERENT POPULATIONS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
    13. Chapter 81: Smartphones
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. CANCER PREVENTION USING SMARTPHONES
      4. HAPPY: HEALTH AWARENESS AND PREVENTION PERSONALIZED FOR YOU
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    14. Chapter 82: SmarTV Care
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. IMPLICATIONS AND OPEN ISSUES
      4. INTERACTION
      5. DESIGN GUIDELINES FOR THE INTERFACE
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ENDNOTE
    15. Chapter 83: Tele-Care Mobile Sensing Systems
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. MOBILE SENSING SYSTEMS AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES
      3. NOVEL MODEL OF MOBILE SENSING FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASES
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
    16. Chapter 84: Toward a Critically Conscious and Culturally Competent Telepractice in Psychology
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. CULTURAL COMPETENCY IN TELEPRACTICE
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    17. Chapter 85: Trends of Factors and Theories in Health Information Systems Acceptance
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. LITERATURE OF TECHNOLOGY ACCEPTANCE
      3. RESEARCH PROCEDURE
      4. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      8. APPENDIX
    18. Chapter 86: Trust and Credibility Perception in E-Health
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
      6. ADDITIONAL READING
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      8. ENDNOTES
    19. Chapter 87: Verification and Validation of Medical Cyber-Physical Systems
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. MATERIALS AND METHODS
      4. RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. ENDNOTES
    20. Chapter 88: The Worker Perspective in Telehealth
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. THE HEALTH PRACTITIONER PERSPECTIVE
      4. RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
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