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Healthcare Informatics and Analytics

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Healthcare practices have been enhanced through the use of information technologies and analytical methods. A cross between computer science, healthcare, and information science is needed for the optimization of data resources and information systems within the healthcare industry. Healthcare Informatics and Analytics: Emerging Issues and Trends introduces the latest research concerning the innovative implementation of information technology and data analysis in the healthcare field. Highlighting current concerns and recent advances in patient care and healthcare delivery, this book is a comprehensive reference source for academics, researchers, medical students, and healthcare practitioners interested in the application of information science within the health sector.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  6. Preface
    1. SECTION 1: APPLICATIONS OF ONLINE SOCIAL MEDIA IN HEALTHCARE
    2. SECTION 2: USER ACCEPTANCE OF HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMS
    3. SECTION 3: EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES FOR HEALTHCARE
    4. SECTION 4: APPLICATIONS OF INFORMATICS FOR AGED CARE AND CHRONIC DISEASES
  7. Section 1: Applications of Online Social Media in Healthcare
    1. Chapter 1: Twitter and Its Role in Health Information Dissemination
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. GENERAL SECTOR CHARACTERISTICS
      6. TWEETING CHARACTERISTICS BY ORGANISATIONAL SECTOR
      7. PUBLIC HEALTH TWEETS AND THEIR DISSEMINATION
      8. IMPLICATIONS
      9. LIMITATIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      12. REFERENCES
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 2: Informatics in Social Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PARADIGM OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES INFORMATICS
      4. INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH
      5. OVERALL RESULTS OF LITERATURE REVIEW
      6. CASE STUDY RESULTS
      7. DISCUSSION AND IMPLICATIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH AND PRACTICE
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 3: A Social Network Framework to Explore Healthcare Collaboration
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. REVIEW OF HEALTHCARE COLLABORATION
      4. THEORETICAL MOTIVATION FOR COLLABORATION
      5. PROPOSED COLLABORATION FRAMEWORK
      6. METHODOLOGY AND APPLICATION OF THE PROPOSED RESEARCH FRAMEWORK: A CASE STUDY
      7. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTES
    4. Chapter 4: Privacy Perceptions of Older Adults when Using Social Media Technologies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHODS
      5. FINDINGS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. IMPLICATIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  8. Section 2: User Acceptance of Health Information Systems
    1. Chapter 5: Perceived Importance of User Expectations from Healthcare Information Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MATERIALS AND METHODS
      5. RESULTS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 6: Don't Leave Me Untouched
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MOTIVATION OF THE PROJECT
      4. RELATED WORK
      5. GENERAL METHOD: FROM ETHNOGRAPHIC DATA TO MODELS
      6. CASE STUDY: PERSONAL EMERGENCY ALARMS
      7. RESULTS OF THE INITIAL FIELD STUDY
      8. PROTOTYPE
      9. FIELD STUDY FOLLOW-UP
      10. RESULTS OF THE FIELD STUDY FOLLOW-UP
      11. LIMITATIONS
      12. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
      13. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      14. REFERENCES
      15. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 7: User Behavioral Intention toward Using Mobile Healthcare System
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. MOBILE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (MHS)
      5. THEORIES ON TECHNOLOGY ACCEPTANCE MODELS (TPB, TAM, AND UTAUT)
      6. CONCEPTUAL MODEL AND RESEARCH HYPOTHESIS
      7. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND DESIGN
      8. DATA ANALYSIS AND RESULTS
      9. CONCLUDING REMARKS
      10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Section 3: Emerging Technologies for Healthcare
    1. Chapter 8: Sleep Disorder Diagnosis
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INCREASING DEMAND FOR SERVICES
      4. RESEARCH OBJECTIVES
      5. THE IT ARTEFACT
      6. THE DEVELOPMENT
      7. ONLINE SLEEP DIARY OUTPUTS
      8. CURRENT SLEEP DIARY MODEL
      9. RESULTS
      10. IMPLICATIONS
      11. CONCLUSION
      12. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      13. REFERENCES
      14. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      15. ENDNOTES
    2. Chapter 9: Supporting Physicians in the Detection of the Interactions between Treatments of Co-Morbid Patients
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MAIN FEATURES OF THE GLARE SYSTEM
      4. INTERACTIONS: ONTOLOGICAL NOTIONS
      5. INTERACTIONS DETECTION ALGORITHM
      6. RELATED WORKS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTES
    3. Chapter 10: Radio Frequency Identification Technology as an Analytical Lens and Solution in Hospitals
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION AND CONTRIBUTIONS
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 11: Use and Reuse of Electronic Health Records
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DEFINITION OF EHR
      4. EHR STANDARDS
      5. APPLICATIONS OF EHR
      6. CONCERNS AND LIMITS OF EHR
      7. ETHICAL ISSUES
      8. FUTURE DIRECTIONS AND CONCLUSION
      9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 12: The E-Learning Experience in Medical School of Casablanca
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. E-LEARNING IN MEDICAL SCHOOL OF CASABLANCA
      6. THE DIGITAL ENVIRONMENT WORK (DEW)
      7. THE @U-PEL 2010 PROGRAM
      8. CHALLENGES TO USERS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Chapter 13: Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Applications in the Healthcare Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. KNOWLEDGE DISCOVERY AND DATA MINING
      4. DOMAIN DRIVEN DATA MINING (DM)
      5. KNOWLEDGE DISCOVERY IN HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY
      6. HEALTHCARE DATA SETS CHARACTERISTICS
      7. CLASSIFICATION OF KNOWLEDGE DISCOVERY AND DATA MINING APPLICATIONS IN HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY
      8. DISCUSSION
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Section 4: Applications of Informatics for Aged Care and Chronic Diseases
    1. Chapter 14: Using Narrative with Avatars and Robots to Enhance Elder Care
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CURRENT TRENDS IN NARRATIVE FOR ELDERLY CARE
      4. KNOWLEDGE STRUCTURES FOR CONVERSATIONAL AVATARS AND ROBOTS
      5. ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 15: The Role of Knowledge Management (KM) in Aged Care Informatics
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE AUSTRALIAN AGED CARE SECTOR
      4. AGED CARE AND KM
      5. DATA AND METHOD
      6. PROBLEMS IDENTIFIED
      7. RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS
      8. CONCLUDE FUTURE RESEARCH AND IMPLEMENTATION CONSIDERATIONS
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. APPENDIX
    3. Chapter 16: Ontology for Data Quality and Chronic Disease Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. METHODS
      4. RESULTS
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. LIMITATION OF THE REVIEW
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 17: A Reconfigurable Supporting Connected Health Environment for People with Chronic Diseases
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. STATE OF THE ART
      4. SOCIAL NETWORKING
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Compilation of References
  12. About the Contributors