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User-Driven Healthcare: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications provides a global discussion on the practice of user driven learning in healthcare and connected disciplines and its influence on learning through clinical problem solving. This book brings together different perspectives for researchers and practitioners to develop a comprehensive framework of user-driven healthcare. 

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editor-in-Chief
    2. Associate Editors
    3. Editorial Advisory Board
  5. Preface
  6. Section 1: Fundamental Concepts and Theories
    1. Chapter 1: The User Driven Learning Environment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. USER DRIVEN APPROACH TO HUMAN TROUBLESHOOTING (CLINICAL PROBLEM SOLVING)
      4. APPROACH TO DISEASE CAUSALITY AND ROLE OF CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS
      5. FUTURE DIRECTIONS IN USER DRIVEN LEARNING AND HEALTH CARE:
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: Information Technology and Resistance to Public Sector Reforms
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND PUBLIC SECTOR REFORMS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Electronic Health Record
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING SUPPORT FOR EHRS
      5. CONSIDERATIONS FOR EHR ADOPTION
      6. HEALTH CARE KNOWLEDGE AND DELIVERY
      7. DECISION SUPPORT
      8. EHR CHALLENGES AND CONCERNS
      9. FUTURE EHR RESEARCH AND DIRECTION
      10. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 4: The Promises and Challenges of Health Information Technology
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR THE MEANINGFUL USE OF HEALTHCARE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
      5. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 5: Patient Centered Medicine and Technology Adaptation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES, PROBLEMS
      5. BACKGROUND
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 6: Technology as a Bridge between Health Care Systems and Older Adults
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. TECHNOLOGY AS A BRIDGE FOR PATIENT/PROVIDER COLLABORATION: SUCCESSES AND CHALLENGES
      5. SUMMING UP: CAN WE BUILD BETTER TECHNOLOGY-BASED BRIDGES FOR PATIENT/PROVIDER COLLABORATION?
    7. Chapter 7: The Health Informatics Professional
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DRIVERS OF HEALTH INFORMATICS
      4. FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS
      5. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 8: Supporting Family-Based Care for Aged Patients with Chronic Illness
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INFORMATION NEEDS OF AGED PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC ILLNESS AND THEIR CARERS
      4. TECHNOLOGIES TO SUPPORT THE AGED CARE INFORMATION NEEDS OF FAMILY CARERS
    9. Chapter 9: Human-Centered Design for Health Information Technology
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. HUMAN-CENTERED HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
      4. HUMAN-CENTERED RESEARCH IN HEALTH CARE SETTINGS
      5. AN EXAMPLE: DESIGNING TECHNOLOGY FOR SUPPORTING NURSES’ INFORMATION FLOW
      6. CONCLUSION
    10. Chapter 10: Online Health Communities and Health Literacy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CASE STUDY: THE BIGGEST LOSER LEAGUE
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    11. Chapter 11: E-Health and Digital Inclusion
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE POTENTIAL FOR E-HEALTH TO REDUCE EXCLUSION
      4. CURRENT SITUATION
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    12. Chapter 12: ICTS and Their Role in Health Promotion
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND
      3. METHODS
      4. DISCUSSION
      5. CONCLUSION
    13. Chapter 13: Information Security Standards for Health Information Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND ON STANDARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS
      4. ISO 27000 STANDARDS FOR HEALTHCARE INFORMATION SYSTEMS
      5. ISO/IEC 27799:2008 A PRACTICAL APPROACH
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
  7. Section 2: Tools and Technologies
    1. Chapter 14: RFID Applications in E-Healthcare
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 15: Generating Indicators for Diagnosis of Fault Levels by Integrating Information from Two or More Sensors
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. GENERATING AN INDICATOR FOR DIAGNOSIS OF FAULT LEVELS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 16: E-Health Communities for Learning Healthy Habits
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. LEARNING THROUGH E-HEALTH COMMUNITIES
      5. FRAMEWORK FOR EVALUATING E-HEALTH COMMUNITIES
      6. E-HEALTH COMMUNITY FOR LEARNING PURPOSES: A SUMMARIZED PICTURE
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 17: A Centralized Real-Time E-Healthcare System for Remote Detection and Prediction of Epileptic Seizures
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. EPILEPSY IN AUSTRALIA AND THE CHALLENGES FOR AUSTRALIAN HEALTHCARE SERVICES
      4. A CENTRALIZED REAL-TIME E-HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (CREHS) FOR REMOTE DETECTION AND PREDICTION OF EPILEPTIC SEIZURES
      5. ISSUES, CHALLENGES AND RESEARCH PROBLEMS
      6. CONCLUSION AND DISCUSSION
    5. Chapter 18: Overview of the ISO/IEEE11073 Family of Standards and their Applications to Health Monitoring
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION: INTEROPERABILITY AND STANDARDIZATION ON E-HEALTH
      3. 2. EVOLUTION OF THE ISO/IEEE11073 FAMILY OF STANDARDS
      4. 3. APPLICATION OF ISO/IEEE11073 STANDARD TO HEALTH MONITORING
      5. 4. CONCLUSION: FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. APPENDIX
    6. Chapter 19: Electronic Health Record Implementation in the United States Healthcare Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FUTURE TRENDS
      5. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 20: e-Health Technologies in Home Care Nursing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SENSOR-BASED ACTIVITY DETERMINATION IN THE HOME ENVIRONMENT: RESULTS OF A NEEDS ASSESSMENT
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 21: Advanced Video Distribution for Wireless E-Healthcare Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. QUALITY OF SERVICE IN MOBILE HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS
      4. USES OF E-HEALTH AND ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
      5. METHODOLOGY FOR DESIGNING THE E-HEALTH NETWORK ARCHITECTURE
      6. THE PROPOSED METHODOLOGY
      7. ASSESSMENT OF THE WIMAX STANDARDS WITHIN E-HEALTH ENVIRONMENT
      8. SIMULATION SCENARIOS AND EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    9. Chapter 22: Cyber Physical Security Solutions for Pervasive Health Monitoring Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: CYBER-PHYSICAL SYSTEMS
      4. SECURITY FOR CYBER PHYSICAL SYSTEMS
      5. CONCLUSION
    10. Chapter 23: Using Biometrics to Secure Patient Health Information
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS
      5. RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    11. Chapter 24: Mapping Input Technology to Ability
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE DESIGN PROBLEM
      4. USER STORIES
      5. ABILITY AND BAND OF USEFULNESS
      6. STATE OF THE ART
      7. DESIGN OF THE ETSEDI SYSTEM
      8. CONCLUSION AND PLANS FOR FURTHER WORK
    12. Chapter 25: A Simple Web-Based Image Database System for Facilitating Medical Care in Dermatological Clinics
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
      5. PROPOSED SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE
      6. SYSTEM CONFIGURATION
      7. DEVELOPED USER INTERFACE
      8. DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD
    13. Chapter 26: Grid for Post Operative Care through Wireless Sensor Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. GRID COMPUTING FOR E-HEALTH SYSTEMS
      3. GRID COMPUTING MODELS
      4. USE OF GRID COMPUTING FOR POST OPERATIVE CARE
      5. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION SERVICES IN E-HEALTH
      6. METHODOLOGIES AND ALGORITHMS USED IN E-HEALTH GRID
      7. PHARMA GRIDS AND COMPUTING
      8. SERVICES AND SECURITIES ISSUES IN GRID COMPUTING
      9. GRID COMPUTING AND BIOLOGICAL ISSUES
      10. WEB-PORTAL WITH MIS SYSTEM
      11. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      12. SUMMARY
      13. APENDIX
  8. Section 3: Frameworks and Methodologies
    1. Chapter 27: Identifying the Essential Design Requirements for Usable E-Health Communities in Mobile Devices
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DESIGN-REQUIREMENTS FOR USABLE E-HEALTH COMMUNITIES IN MOBILE DEVICES
      5. CASE STUDY
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 28: User Diversity as a Challenge for the Integration of Medical Technology into Future Smart Home Environments
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE STUDY, QUESTIONS ADDRESSED, AND LOGIC OF EMPIRICAL APPROACH
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. FUTURE TRENDS
    3. Chapter 29: “Developed in the South”
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND AND LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT USING THE HISP APPROACH
      5. ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION
      6. CONCLUDING REMARKS
    4. Chapter 30: End-User Participation in Health IT Development
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE EUPHIT METHOD
      5. OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY
      6. A COMPREHENSIVE PRESENTATION OF THE EUPHIT METHOD: A RESEARCH STUDY OF THE EHR PLANNING PROCESS IN A DANISH REGION
      7. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 31: Resolving and Mediating Ambiguous Contexts in Pervasive Environments
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. CONTEXT MODEL
      5. CONTEXT-AWARE DATA FUSION
      6. ONTOLOGY BASED CONTEXT FUSION
      7. OPTIMAL SENSOR PARAMETER SELECTION
      8. EVALUATIONS
      9. DISCUSSION
      10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      11. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 32: Developing Community Ontologies in User Driven Healthcare
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DEVELOPING USER ONTOLOGIES
      5. DEVELOPING ONTOLOGIES WITHIN AN EMPOWERMENT RESEARCH APPROACH
      6. UNCOVERING AND MEDIATING TRADITIONAL BELIEFS
      7. SORCERY
      8. APPRECIATING AND CHALLENGING TABOOS
      9. EXTENDING SHARED UNDERSTANDINGS TO THE VILLAGE COMMUNITY
      10. IMPACT OF SHARING KNOWLEDGE AND DEVELOPING NETWORKS
      11. ISSUES CONTROVERSIES PROBLEMS
      12. INTERNATIONAL TO CONTEXT SPECIFIC AGENDAS: CONTROLLED VERSUS REAL WORLD APPLICATION
      13. SOLUTIONS IN THE WIDER HEALTH CONTEXT
      14. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 33: Ubiquitous Information Therapy Service through Social Networking Libraries
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CURRENT SITUATION OF HEALTH INFORMATION LIBRARY SERVICES AND VISION OF WEB 2.0 BASED HEALTH INFORMATION SERVICES
      4. OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
      5. WHAT IS INFORMATION THERAPY?
      6. PATIENTS' PREFERENCE IN ACCESSING HEALTH INFORMATION
      7. HOW THE WEB 2.0 APPLICATIONS CAN BE UTILIZED FOR RENDERING INFORMATION THERAPY SERVICE BY THE LIBRARIES/ LIBRARIANS?
      8. POWER OF INFORMATION IN THERAPY THROUGH COLLABORATION /RELATION BETWEEN PHYSICIANS, PATIENTS, LIBRARIANS (INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS)
      9. SOCIAL NETWORKING LIBRARY (SNL) SYSTEM FOR INFORMATION THERAPY (IX)
      10. SCHEMATIC DESIGN
      11. INFORMATION THERAPY SERVICE THROUGH WEB 2.0 SOCIAL NETWORKING LIBRARY SYSTEMS
      12. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 34: Design and Implementation of Mobile-Based Technology in Strengthening Health Information System
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR MHEALTH IN EMERGING MARKETS
      4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      5. THE SCALABLE INDIAN MHEALTH SOLUTION
      6. USING SMS IN KENYA FOR TO FIGHT MALNUTRITION AND MALARIA
      7. AN INFRASTRUCTURE PERSPECTIVE
      8. USE OF OPEN-SOURCE COLLABORATION
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
    9. Chapter 35: Health Information Exchange for Improving the Efficiency and Quality of Healthcare Delivery
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION TO EHR AND HIE
      3. HIE AND HEALTHCARE DELIVERY
      4. IMPLEMENTATION OF HIE
      5. ADVANCED ISSUES OF HIE TECHNOLOGIES
      6. SECONDARY USE OF EHR AND HIE
      7. CONCLUSION
    10. Chapter 36: The Protocols of Privileged Information Handling in an E-Health Context
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. RESEARCH DESIGN
      5. RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
      6. THE NATURAL HOSPITAL ENVIRONMENT (NHE)
      7. PKI AND NASH
      8. IT SUPPORT
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
    11. Chapter 37: European E-Health Framework
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DEFINING E-HEALTH FROM A EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE
      4. THE EVOLUTION OF THE EUROPEAN STRATEGY
      5. KEY ISSUES TO CONSIDER
      6. IMPACT FACTORS, DRIVERS AND BARRIERS TO THE EUROPEAN E-HEALTH CONTEXT
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS: TOWARDS A NEW EUROPEAN BUSINESS MODEL FOR E-HEALTH
      8. CONCLUSION
    12. Chapter 38: E-Health Business Models Prototyping by Incremental Design
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. PROBLEMS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    13. Chapter 39: A Strategic Approach to e-Health Interoperability Using e-Government Frameworks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INTEROPERABILITY FRAMEWORKS
      4. ADAPTING E-GOVERNMENT FRAMEWOKRS TO E-HEALTH
      5. CONCLUSION
    14. Chapter 40: Developing a Competitive City through Healthy Decision-Making
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. COMPETITIVE CITIES IN THE CONTEXT OF HEALTH
      4. E-HEALTH DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS AND COLLABORATIVE HEALTH PLANNING PRACTICE
      5. A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR PLANNING HEALTHY AND COMPETITIVE CITIES
      6. PARTICIPATORY ACTION RESEARCH: A METHOD FOR IMPLEMENTING COLLABORATIVE HEALTH PLANNING
      7. CHALLENGES FOR AN E-HEALTH APPROCH TO DECISION-MAKING
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  9. Section 4: Cases and Applications
    1. Chapter 41: Key Health Information Systems Outsourcing Issues from Six Hospital Cases
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
      4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE CASES
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. FUTURE TRENDS
    2. Chapter 42: An E-Health System for Promoting Wellbeing in the Elderly
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE AGING POPULATION AND ITS IMPACT ON HEALTH SYSTEMS
      4. THE BUTLER SYSTEM
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 43: Australian Patient Organizations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE MAKING OF E-HEALTH COMMUNITIES IN CITIZEN HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 44: Rural E-Health Infrastructure Development
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. BACKGROUND
      4. 3. THE HTC CHALLENGES
      5. 5. FIELD TEST
      6. 7. IMPLEMENTATION
      7. 8. ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
      8. 9. IMPLEMENTATION FEASIBILITY
      9. 10. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 45: An Overview of E-Health Development in Australia
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. ELECTRONIC-HOSPITAL
      5. MOBILE HEALTHCARE
      6. TELEMEDICINE
      7. HEALTH PORTALS
      8. AN OVERVIEW OF E-HEALTH DEVELOPMENT
      9. E-HEALTH IN AUSTRALIA
      10. E-HEALTH DEVELOPMENT ISSUES
      11. E-GOVERNMENT MATURITY MODELS
      12. METHODOLOGY
      13. ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION
      14. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 46: Brazilian Occupational Therapy Perspective about Digital Games as an Inclusive Resource to Disabled People in Schools
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: INCLUSIVE SCHOOL
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER: THE USE OF GAMES IN THE INCLUSIVE SCHOOL
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH
      6. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 47: E-Health Knowledge Management by Australian University Students
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. METHOD
      4. RESULTS
      5. DISCUSSION OF RESULTS
      6. LIMITATIONS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 48: An Exploration of the Experiences of Migrant Women
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONTEXT OF MOVEMENT TO PORT MORESBY FROM THE BATRI VILLAGES IN THE SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA
      4. EMPOWERMENT RESEARCH
      5. PEER LEARNING
      6. MODES OF COMMUNICATION
      7. CONCERNS AND NEEDS OF THE LOCAL PEOPLE
      8. IMPLICATIONS FOR POLICY DEVELOPMENT IN PNG
      9. CONCLUSION
    9. Chapter 49: The Development of the English National Health Information Infrastructure
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE ENGLISH NATIONAL HEALTH SYSTEM
      4. THE NATIONAL PROGRAM FOR IT IN THE ENGLISH NHS (1998 - 2010)
      5. CONCLUSION
    10. Chapter 50: The Development of a Regional Health Information Infrastructure in Greece
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INFORMATION SOCIETY INITIATIVES IN GREECE
      4. THE DEVELOPMENT OF HEALTHnet: A PILOT, HEALTH INFORMATION INFRASTRUCTURE IN CRETE (1997-2005)
      5. A NEW HEALTH INFORMATION INFRASTRUCTURE IN CRETE (2005-2006)
      6. CONCLUSION
    11. Chapter 51: Case Studies in Customization of E-Health Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE STATE OF THE ART OF CUSTOMIZATION AND PERSONALIZATION IN THE HEALTH SECTOR
    12. Chapter 52: From Idea to Use
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
    13. Chapter 53: Patients with a Spinal Cord Injury Inform and Co-Construct Services at a Spinal Cord Rehabilitation Unit
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. COLLABORATIVE AND CARING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, PATIENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    14. Chapter 54: Stomodeum to Proctodeum
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. STOMODEUM: THE JOURNEY BEGINS
      4. THE BURNING FOOD PIPE: JOURNEY CONTINUES
      5. INTESTINES: AN OUTBREAK
      6. THE IRRITABLE BOWEL: WHEN THE JOURNEY IS A STOP AND GO AFFAIR
      7. PROCTODEUM
  10. Section 5: Issues and Challenges
    1. Chapter 55: Conceiving Community Knowledge Records as e-Governance Concerns in Wired Healthcare Provision
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    2. Chapter 56: Identity Management and Audit Trail Support for Privacy Protection in E-Health Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. TELEMEDICINE SCENARIO IN A CIRCLE OF TRUST ARCHITECTURE
      5. PRIVACY PROTECTION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 57: Evaluation Considerations for E-Health Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. RELIABILITY ASSESSMENT
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 58: Privacy and Security in e-Health Applications
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DIGITAL HEALTH RECORDS: CURRENT SITUATION AND TRENDS
      4. DATA AVAILABILITY
      5. DATA CONFIDENTIALITY
      6. DATA INTEGRITY
      7. ACCOUNTABILITY AND NON-REPUDIATION
      8. USER AWARENESS AND CONTROL ON DATA USE
      9. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 59: Foundations of Trust for E-Health
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. A DEFINITION OF TRUST
      4. TRUST IN THE REAL (OFFLINE) WORLD
      5. TRUST IN THE ONLINE WORLD
      6. THE OBJECT OF TRUST
      7. OUR RESEARCH
      8. IMPLICATIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 60: Legal Issues in E-Healthcare Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PRIVACY PROTECTION IN E-HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
      4. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 61: Representing Organizational Conservation of Information
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. OVERVIEW
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MATHEMATICS: CONSERVATION OF INFORMATION (COI)
      5. TELEMEDICINE AND EHEALTH: BACKGROUND AND RATIONALE
      6. FUTURE STEPS
      7. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 62: Implementation Issues on a National Electronic Health Record Network
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND OF REGULATORY CONTROLS IN HEALTH CARE
      4. HEALTH INFORMATION EXCHANGE
      5. OBSTACLES TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS
      6. PHYSICIAN CONCERNS
      7. PATIENT CONCERNS
      8. GLOBAL CONCERNS
      9. SENSITIVE DATA CONCERNS
      10. SECURITY CONCERNS
      11. LEGAL ISSUES
      12. EFFECTIVE MEASURES TO COUNTER OBSTACLES
      13. CONCLUSION
    9. Chapter 63: Caught in the Web
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE CONCEPT OF PRIVACY
      4. THE CONCEPT OF CONFIDENTIALITY
      5. PHYSICAL, INFORMATIONAL, AND DECISIONAL PRIVACY
      6. PUBLIC CONCERNS
      7. MISUSES OF PATIENT HEALTH DATA
      8. FAIR INFORMATION PRACTICES
      9. EVOLUTION OF A NATIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION NETWORK
      10. PROTECTING MEDICAL PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY
      11. CONCLUSION
    10. Chapter 64: Interprofessional Care and Health Care Complexity
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ADAPTIVE CYCLES AND THE ADAPTIVE INTERVENTION AND MANAGEMENT MODEL
      5. CASE STUDIES OF HIM PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND UNDERGRADUATE PREPARATION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    11. Chapter 65: Reframing Dichotomies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ISSUES SURROUNDING HUMAN-CENTERED DESIGN OF E-HEALTH
      4. THE HUMAN-USER DICHOTOMY
      5. THE VIRTUAL-PHYSICAL DICHOTOMY
      6. THE EXPERIENTIAL-PRACTICAL DICHOTOMY
      7. HUMAN-EXPERIENTIAL DESIGN FOR E-HEALTH
      8. CONCLUSION
    12. Chapter 66: Ethical Guidelines for the Quality Assessment of Healthcare
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CHALLENGES TO QUALITY OF HEALTHCARE
      4. GLOBAL HEALTHCARE AND ETHICS
      5. ETHICAL HANDLING OF INFORMATION AND PATIENT SAFETY
      6. HEALTHCARE QUALITY ASSESSMENT
      7. SUPERVISION OF ETHICAL GUIDELINES FOR HEALTHCARE QUALITY ASSESSMENT
      8. THE ASSESSOR OF HEALTHCARE QUALITY
      9. RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION ETHICS
    13. Chapter 67: Unlearning and Relearning in Online Health Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE INTERNET AND THE WORLD WIDE WEB
      4. ONLINE COLLABORATIVE LEARNING FOR USER DRIVEN HEALTHCARE
      5. FUTURE PROSPECTS
    14. Chapter 68: The Concept of Interoperability for AAL Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1 INTRODUCTION: OVERVIEW OF AAL SYSTEMS
      3. 2 DEFINING INTEROPERABILITY
      4. 5 SEMANTIC LEVEL
      5. 6 MARKUP LANGUAGES
      6. 7 SPECIAL ISSUES
  11. Section 6: Emerging Trends
    1. Chapter 69: Privacy Considerations for Electronic Health Records
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. HEALTH INFORMATION PRIVACY
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 70: Secure Exchange of Electronic Health Records
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. PROTECTING PATIENT’S PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    3. Chapter 71: A Medical Data Trustworthiness Assessment Model
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. A TRUST NOTATION FOR ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS
      5. PREVIOUS WORK: REPUTATION SYSTEMS
      6. SUBJECTIVE LOGIC
      7. MEDICAL DATA TRUSTWORTHINESS NETWORK STRUCTURE
      8. HEALTHCARE AUTHORITY
      9. REPUTATION CENTRE
      10. MEDICAL DATA TRUSTWORTHINESS ASSESSMENT SERVICE
      11. MDTA PROTOCOL
      12. MEASURING THE TRUSTWORTHINESS OF MEDICAL DATA
      13. INTERNAL ASSESSMENT
      14. EXTERNAL ASSESSMENT
      15. CASE SCENARIO
      16. IMPLEMENTATION
      17. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 72: Usability Engineering and E-Health
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. E-HEALTH SYSTEMS TO HELP TREAT MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS
      6. METHODOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF E-HEALTH SYSTEMS
      7. THE DESIGN OF AN E-HEALTH SYSTEM
      8. THE EVALUATION AN E-HEALTH SYSTEM
      9. USER FOCUSED DEVELOPMENT METHODOLOGY FOR E-HEALTH CARE
      10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      11. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 73: Dynamic Stress Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. STRESS MANAGEMENT AND WEB-BASED APPLICATIONS
      5. A HOLISTIC AND LIVING STRESS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
      6. EVALUATION OF A HOLISTIC LIVING STRESS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 74: Will Comparative Effectiveness Research Lead to Healthcare Rationing?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROGRESSION OF HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY AND RELATED LEGISLATION
      4. THE IMPACT OF PRIVACY AND SECURITY ON CER
      5. THE IMPACT OF INTEROPERABILITY ON COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS RESEARCH
      6. THE IMPACT OF ADOPTION ON COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS RESEARCH (CER)
      7. THE IMPACT OF COLLABORATIVE GOVERNANCE ON COMPARATIVE EFFECTIVENESS RESEARCH
      8. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 75: Health 2.0 and Medicine 2.0
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 76: Potential of WEB Based Learning in Managing for the Sustained Success of a Healthcare Organization Based on IMPROHEALTH® Project
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SELECTION OF CMS SOFTWARE
      4. KANSEI ENGINEERING AND COLLABORATIVE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EXISTENT WEB PORTAL’S QUALITY FUNCTIONS
      5. DESCRIPTION OF THE NEW, INNOVATED PORTAL’S FUNCTIONS AND SERVICES
      6. FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF THE IMPROHEALTH® PORTAL FUNCTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    9. Chapter 77: The Evolving Role of Pharmacoinformatics in Targeting Drug-Related Problems in Clinical Oncology Practice
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. EVOLVING ROLES OF PHARMACOINFORMATICS IN THE AREA OF ONCOLOGY
      5. THE PARADIGM SHIFT IN DRUG-RELATED PROBLEMS EXPERIENCED BY PATIENTS WITH CANCER IN THE CYBERMEDICINE ERA
      6. CLINICALLY-RELEVANT DRUG INTERACTIONS IN ONCOLOGY: A HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONER’S PERSPECTIVE
      7. PHARMACOINFORMATICS CHANNELS FOR ONCOLOGY HEALTH PRACTITIONERS AND PATIENTS WITH CANCER
      8. ASSESSING THE QUALITY OF PHARMACOINFORMATICS CHANNELS THAT PROVIDE ONCOLOGY DRUG INTERACTION INFORMATION
      9. CONCLUSION
    10. Chapter 78: Emerging Trends in User-Driven Healthcare
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. MARKET RELATIONS AT A GLANCE
      3. DYNAMICS OF A HEALTH 2.0 FORMATION IN HEALTHCARE
      4. IMPLICATIONS ON HEALTHCARE MARKET
    11. Chapter 79: The Emerging Hispanic Use of Online Health Information in the United States
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. THE EVOLUTION OF ONLINE HEALTH INFORMATION
      3. THE HISPANIC PRESENCE ON THE WEB
      4. HISPANIC ATTITUDES TOWARD AND USE OF ONLINE HEALTH INFORMATION
      5. GETTING THE WORD OUT: ADVERSIGING SPANISH-LANGUAGE HEALTHCARE SITES
      6. CULTURAL CONVERGENCE OR CULTURAL DIVERGENCE: ARE MEDICAL WEBSITES ACCULTURATING SPANISH SPEAKERS?
      7. THE IMPACT OF MEDICAL WEBSITES ON HEALTH OUTCOMES FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS
      8. BEST PRACTICES: USING ONLINE HEALTH INFORMATION TO BENEFIT HISPANIC AUDIENCES
    12. Chapter 80: E-Discovery and Health Care IT
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. E-DISCOVERY
      4. PREPARING FOR E-DISCOVERY
      5. LAWS RELATING TO THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY
      6. IMPLEMENTATION OF A POLICY TO ADDRESS THE NEW E-DISCOVERY RULES
      7. BEST PRACTICES FOR MESSAGE MANAGEMENT
      8. LITIGATION RESPONSE PLAN
      9. ANALYZING ISSUES, RISKS AND TASKS
      10. CONCLUSION
    13. Chapter 81: The Nationwide Health Information Network
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION