Global Health Informatics

Global Health Informatics: How Information Technology Can Change Our Lives in a Globalized World discusses the critical role of information and communication technologies in health practice, health systems management and research in increasingly interconnected societies. In a global interconnected world the old standalone institutional information systems have proved to be inadequate for patient-centered care provided by multiple providers, for the early detection and response to emerging and re-emerging diseases, and to guide population-oriented public health interventions. The book reviews pertinent aspects and successful current experiences related to standards for health information systems; digital systems as a support for decision making, diagnosis and therapy; professional and client education and training; health systems operation; and intergovernmental collaboration. Discusses how standalone systems can compromise health care in globalized world Provides information on how information and communication technologies (ICT) can support diagnose, treatment, and prevention of emerging and re-emerging diseases Presents case studies about integrated information and how and why to share data can facilitate governance and strategies to improve life conditions

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  • Author : Heimar Marin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 312 pages
  • ISBN : 0128046171
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Global Health Informatics

Global Health Informatics
  • Author : Heimar Marin,Eduardo Massad,Marco Antonio Gutierrez,Roberto Jaime Rodrigues,Daniel Sigulem
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 08 December 2016
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Global Health Informatics: How Information Technology Can Change Our Lives in a Globalized World discusses the critical role of information and communication technologies in health practice, health systems management and research in increasingly interconnected societies. In a global interconnected world the old standalone institutional information systems have proved to be inadequate for patient-centered care provided by multiple providers, for the early detection and response to emerging and re-emerging diseases, and to guide population-oriented public health interventions. The book reviews pertinent

Public Health Informatics

Public Health Informatics
  • Author : Sundeep Sahay,T Sundararaman,Jørn Braa
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 09 February 2017
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Over the last three decades enormous effort has gone into strengthening public health information systems (HIS). They are now a key element of health sector reform initiatives, but are growing in complexity. This is driven by the increasing diversity of technology platforms, increasing demands for information, the multitude of actors involved, and the need for data security and privacy. Initiatives like Universal Health Coverage and Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases are expected to place further burdens on all health systems. However,

Next-Generation Mobile and Pervasive Healthcare Solutions

Next-Generation Mobile and Pervasive Healthcare Solutions
  • Author : Machado, Jose,Abelha, António,Santos, Manuel Filipe,Portela, Filipe
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 10 August 2017
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Technology is changing the practice of healthcare by the ways medical information is stored, shared, and accessed. With mobile innovations, new strategies are unfolding to further advance processes and procedures in medical settings. Next-Generation Mobile and Pervasive Healthcare Solutions is an advanced reference source for the latest research on emerging progress and applications within mobile health initiatives and health informatics. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics and perspectives such as electronic health records (EHR), clinical decision support systems,

Leveraging Data Science for Global Health

Leveraging Data Science for Global Health
  • Author : Leo Anthony Celi,Maimuna S. Majumder,Patricia Ordóñez,Juan Sebastian Osorio,Kenneth E. Paik,Melek Somai
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 01 October 2020
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This open access book explores ways to leverage information technology and machine learning to combat disease and promote health, especially in resource-constrained settings. It focuses on digital disease surveillance through the application of machine learning to non-traditional data sources. Developing countries are uniquely prone to large-scale emerging infectious disease outbreaks due to disruption of ecosystems, civil unrest, and poor healthcare infrastructure – and without comprehensive surveillance, delays in outbreak identification, resource deployment, and case management can be catastrophic. In combination with

Introduction to Health Informatics

Introduction to Health Informatics
  • Author : Christo El Morr
  • Publisher : Canadian Scholars’ Press
  • Release : 15 August 2018
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Introduction to Health Informatics is the first book to examine health informatics within the Canadian healthcare environment. Presenting concepts and applications of health informatics in a clear and structured way, the author considers key foundational topics including computers and networks, databases and information systems, system analysis and design, and usability. After introducing students to the building blocks of the field, Christo El Morr explores information systems in hospitals, telemedicine, consumer health informatics, public health informatics, and electronic health records. The

Research Perspectives on the Role of Informatics in Health Policy and Management

Research Perspectives on the Role of Informatics in Health Policy and Management
  • Author : El Morr, Christo
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 July 2013
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Healthcare providers require timely and accurate information about their patients. As such, a great amount of effort and resources are spent to ensure that the right information is presented to the right people at the right time. Research Perspectives on the Role of Informatics in Health Policy and Management focuses on the advancements of Health Information Science in order to solve current and forthcoming problems in the health sector. Managers, policy makers, researchers, and Masters and PhD students in healthcare

Handbook of Research on Applied Intelligence for Health and Clinical Informatics

Handbook of Research on Applied Intelligence for Health and Clinical Informatics
  • Author : Thakare, Anuradha Dheeraj,Wagh, Sanjeev J.,Bhende, Manisha Sunil,Anter, Ahmed M.,Gao, Xiao-Zhi
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 22 October 2021
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Currently, informatics within the field of public health is a developing and growing industry. Clinical informatics are used in direct patient care by supplying medical practitioners with information that can be used to develop a care plan. Intelligent applications in clinical informatics facilitates with the technology-based solutions to analyze data or medical images and help clinicians to retrieve that information. Decision models aid with making complex decisions especially in uncertain situations. The Handbook of Research on Applied Intelligence for Health

Public Health Informatics and Information Systems

Public Health Informatics and Information Systems
  • Author : J.A. Magnuson,Paul C. Fu, Jr.
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 29 November 2013
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This revised edition covers all aspects of public health informatics and discusses the creation and management of an information technology infrastructure that is essential in linking state and local organizations in their efforts to gather data for the surveillance and prevention. Public health officials will have to understand basic principles of information resource management in order to make the appropriate technology choices that will guide the future of their organizations. Public health continues to be at the forefront of modern

Handbook of Research on Emerging Perspectives on Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics

Handbook of Research on Emerging Perspectives on Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics
  • Author : Tan, Joseph
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 11 May 2018
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Over the decades, the fields of health information systems and informatics have seen rapid growth. Such integrative efforts within the two disciplines have resulted in emerging innovations within the realm of medicine and healthcare. The Handbook of Research on Emerging Perspectives on Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics provides emerging research on the innovative practices of information systems and informatic software in providing efficient, safe, and impactful healthcare systems. While highlighting topics such as conceptual modeling, surveillance data, and decision support

Human Resources in Healthcare, Health Informatics and Healthcare Systems

Human Resources in Healthcare, Health Informatics and Healthcare Systems
  • Author : Kabene, St‚fane M.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 July 2010
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While many countries enjoy the benefits of modern healthcare systems and social and economic policies that improve life expectancy, many countries still have high maternal and infant mortality rates, struggle with infectious diseases, and face critical human resource shortages in healthcare. Human Resources in Healthcare, Health Informatics and Healthcare Systems addresses two major problems that threaten the health of the human race. The first of which is the lack of human resources in healthcare. We need to ensure that we

Handbook of Research on Patient Safety and Quality Care through Health Informatics

Handbook of Research on Patient Safety and Quality Care through Health Informatics
  • Author : Michell, Vaughan
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 30 September 2013
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Medical and health activities can greatly benefit from the effective use of health informatics. By capturing, processing, and disseminating information to the correct systems and processes, decision-making can be more successful and quality care and patient safety would see significant improvements. The Handbook of Research on Patient Safety and Quality Care through Health Informatics highlights current research and trends from both professionals and researchers on health informatics as applied to the needs of patient safety and quality care. Bringing together

Transforming Public Health in Developing Nations

Transforming Public Health in Developing Nations
  • Author : Sheikh, Mohamud
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 16 July 2015
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The rise of globalized business has created a world village wherein ideas and industry transcend national boundaries. Unfortunately, the resulting increase in travel has accelerated the transmission of diseases, generating a surge in worldwide epidemics and increasing the necessity of innovative strategies for prevention, containment, and communication related to global health issues. Transforming Public Health in Developing Nations showcases the latest developments, trends, and challenges within the field of international public health. Featuring empirical studies, case studies, reviews, and discussion