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Maximizing Healthcare Delivery and Management through Technology Integration

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Improvements in health services require continual attention and dedication to ensure proper care and treatment for citizens. To support this endeavor, professionals rely more and more on the application of information systems and technologies to promote the overall quality of modern healthcare. Maximizing Healthcare Delivery and Management through Technology Integration is an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly research on the integration of ICT within the health services sector. Featuring comprehensive coverage on a range of topics from technical and non-technical perspectives, this book is an essential reference source for IT specialists, professionals, managers, and students seeking current research on the growing relationship between technology and healthcare.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. Foreword
  7. Preface
    1. INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES AND HEALTHCARE
  8. Chapter 1: Intelligent Risk Detection in Healthcare Contexts of Hip and Knee Athroplasty and Paediatric Congenital Heart Disease
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THE CURRENT STUDY
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. CASE STUDIES
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Chapter 2: Managing Knowledge towards Enabling Healthcare Service Delivery
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
    4. 3. STRUCTURATION THEORY
    5. 4. METHODOLOGY
    6. 5. STRUCTURATION VIEW: KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IN HEALTHCARE
    7. 6. NETWORKS RELATIONSHIP
    8. 7. FACTORS INFLUENCING HEALTHCARE KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
    9. 8. HEALTHCARE SERVICES: MANAGING KNOWLEDGE
    10. 9. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
  10. Chapter 3: Non-Invasive Data Acquisition and Measurement in Bio-Medical Technology
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. NON INVASIVE MEASUREMENTS
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Chapter 4: Healthcare Services for Nomadics through a Mobile Framework
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. HEALTHCARE SERVICE
    4. 3. METHODOLOGY
    5. 4. DATA ANALYSIS
    6. 5. MOBILITY OF HEALTHCARE SERVICES IN NAMIBIA
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Chapter 5: An Investigation of the Role of Using IS/IT in the Delivery of Treatments for ADHD in University Students
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELATED LITERATURE
    4. RESEARCH DESIGN FRAMEWORK
    5. METHODOLOGY
    6. RESEARCH DESIGN
    7. LIMITATIONS AND RISKS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  13. Chapter 6: Radio Frequency Identification Technology in an Australian Regional Hospital
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. HEALTHCARE CONTEXT IN AUSTRALIA
    4. RFID IN AUSTRALIAN HOSPITALS
    5. INNOVATION TRANSLATION AND ANT
    6. CONTEXT AND PRECIS
    7. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
    8. EMERGING THEMES FROM THE MOMENTS OF TRANSLATION
    9. KEY LEARNING
    10. LIMITATIONS
    11. CONTRIBUTIONS
    12. REFERENCES
    13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Chapter 7: Introducing Mobile Device for Health Services
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. 3. THEORETICALLY UNDERPINNING THE DISCUSSION
    5. 4. MOBILE DEVICE FOR HEALTH SERVICES: UNDERSTANDIGN THE SEMANTIC OF LANGUAGE TRANSLATION
    6. 5. MOBILE DEVICE FOR THE TRANSLATION OF LANGUAGE SEMANTIC
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  15. Chapter 8: An Analysis on the Utilisation of Health Information Technology to Support Clinical Operation of Chinese Medicine
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. CM PRACTICE AND ITS CLINICAL ACTIVITIES
    5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  16. Chapter 9: Strengthening Implementation of Guidelines at Primary Health Care
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RATIONALE FOR E-HEALTH DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS
    4. OVERVIEW OF BACIS PROGRAM
    5. METHODS
    6. RESULTS
    7. DISCUSSION
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  17. Chapter 10: General Practitioners' Adoption and Use of ICT
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. INTRODUCTION
    4. SCOPE OF ICT IN GENERAL PRACTICE
    5. ADOPTION OF ICT IN TODAYS PRACTICE
    6. USAGE OF ICT IN PRACTICE
    7. CHALLENGES IN IMPLEMENTING ICT
    8. REFERENCES
    9. APPENDIX: ABBREVIATIONS
  18. Chapter 11: Utilisation of Health Information Systems for Service Delivery in the Namibian Environment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  19. Chapter 12: RFID Applications in Healthcare-State-of-the-Art and Future Trends
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. STAKEHOLDERS, THEIR ISSUES, AND RFID SOLUTIONS
    4. COSTS OF HEALTHCARE RFID IMPLEMENTATION
    5. ISSUES OF HEALTHCARE RFID IMPLEMENTATION
    6. PRACTICAL/MANAGERIAL IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  20. Chapter 13: Integrated Hospital Information System Architecture Design in Indonesia
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. RESULTS
    6. IMPLICATIONS
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    10. REFERENCES
  21. Chapter 14: Lessons Learned from the Implementation of an Emergency Department Information System
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. METHODS
    5. FINDINGS
    6. DISCUSSION
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. ENDNOTE
  22. Chapter 15: Human Interaction in the Use of Health Information Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    5. ANALYSIS OF THE IDENTIFIED CATEGORIES
    6. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  23. Chapter 16: Toward Integrating Healthcare Data and Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. ARCHITECTURAL ALTERNATIVES
    5. A REGIONAL HIE SCENARIO
    6. A HYBRID HIE ARCHITECTURE (HHIEA)
    7. FUTURE TRENDS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  24. Chapter 17: On Piloting Web-Based Rabies Surveillance System for Humans and Animals
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SITUATION ANALYSIS
    4. RABIES SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS
    5. IMPORTANCE OF RABIES SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM
    6. THE APPLICATION OF ICT IN RABIES SURVEILLANCE
    7. PILOTING WEB BASED RABIES SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM IN KILOSA DISTRICT
    8. REQUIREMENTS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF ICT BASED RABIES SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM
    9. REQUIREMENT ANALYSIS
    10. SYSTEM DESIGN
    11. SYSTEM IMPLEMENTATION
    12. DESCRIPTION OF USER INTERFACE AND THE SYSTEM IN GENERAL
    13. CONCLUSION
    14. REFERENCES
    15. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  25. Compilation of References
  26. About the Contributors