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Medical bioinformatics

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Impact of Healthcare Informatics on Quality of Patient Care and Health Services

Impact of Healthcare Informatics on Quality of Patient Care and Health Services

Author: Divya (George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia, USA) Srinivasan Sridhar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/02/2013

Recent healthcare reform and its provisions have pushed health information technology (HIT) into the forefront. Higher life expectancies, fewer medical errors, lower costs, and improved transparency are all possible through HIT. Taking an integrated approach, Impact of Healthcare Informatics on Quality of Patient Care and Health Services examines the various types of organizations, including nonprofit hospitals, for-profit hospitals, community health centers, and government hospitals. By doing so, it provides you with a comparative perspective of how different organizations adapt and use the technology. The first part of the book covers the basics of HIT. It explains the significant changes that the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) will bring about for stakeholders. This section includes coverage of key organizational cultural factors, management changes that will result from HIT, hospital financing changes that may take effect, a cost-benefit analysis of electronic medical records (EMRs), and the numerous organizational behavior changes stimulated by HIT. The second part of the book focuses on the broader community: the patient, the physician, government, and how HIT will impact each. These chapters cover quality of care and cost impacts on the patient from HIT, changes for patients of varying socioeconomic statuses, physician perceptions of HIT, medical malpractice lawsuits involving the use of HIT, bioterrorism, and use of EMRs. The book also includes a discussion about mobile health, and how a rapidly growing mobile health generation is changing the face of healthcare as we know it.

Optimization and Data Analysis in Biomedical Informatics

Optimization and Data Analysis in Biomedical Informatics

Author: Panos M. Pardalos Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/08/2012

This volume covers some of the topics that are related to the rapidly growing field of biomedical informatics. In June 11-12, 2010 a workshop entitled 'Optimization and Data Analysis in Biomedical Informatics' was organized at The Fields Institute. Following this event invited contributions were gathered based on the talks presented at the workshop, and additional invited chapters were chosen from world's leading experts. In this publication, the authors share their expertise in the form of state-of-the-art research and review chapters, bringing together researchers from different disciplines and emphasizing the value of mathematical methods in the areas of clinical sciences. This work is targeted to applied mathematicians, computer scientists, industrial engineers, and clinical scientists who are interested in exploring emerging and fascinating interdisciplinary topics of research. It is designed to further stimulate and enhance fruitful collaborations between scientists from different disciplines.

Optimization and Data Analysis in Biomedical Informatics

Optimization and Data Analysis in Biomedical Informatics

Author: Panos M. Pardalos Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/08/2012

This volume covers some of the topics that are related to the rapidly growing field of biomedical informatics. In June 11-12, 2010 a workshop entitled 'Optimization and Data Analysis in Biomedical Informatics' was organized at The Fields Institute. Following this event invited contributions were gathered based on the talks presented at the workshop, and additional invited chapters were chosen from world's leading experts. In this publication, the authors share their expertise in the form of state-of-the-art research and review chapters, bringing together researchers from different disciplines and emphasizing the value of mathematical methods in the areas of clinical sciences. This work is targeted to applied mathematicians, computer scientists, industrial engineers, and clinical scientists who are interested in exploring emerging and fascinating interdisciplinary topics of research. It is designed to further stimulate and enhance fruitful collaborations between scientists from different disciplines.

Medical Informatics

Medical Informatics

Author: F. Wingert Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/04/2012

With the exception of some additions in Section 3.1 and minor changes, the English edition of the Medizinische Informatik is a translation of the German edition. Because there is frequently no one-to-one correspondence between the Ger man and the English terminology, misinterpretations are possible. I have tried to avoid this situation as far as possible. The main problem re mains within the academic setting. In recent years, the term 1~for.atics has become popular in Europe, but is widely unknown in the United States. The field covers mostly what is understood as computer science and in formation science. The corresponding term medical inforaatics, now used in the name of international societies such as the International Medical Informatics Association , covers medical computer science , medical information science , as well as biomedical engineering and has no de finite boundary to biomathematics . The book has not been translated on a professional basis in order to keep my own style, although there has been assistance by Dr. S. Raymond, for which I am very grateful. Dipl.-Phys. N. Osada has been of great help both by proof-reading and by excellent support during preparation of the camera-ready manuscript. Further valuable advice has been given by: A.W. Pratt, M.D.; M. Ebstein, Ph.D.; M. Pacak, Ph.D.; G.S. Dunham; L.D. Nadel, Ph.D.; P.O. Miller.

Medical Informatics

Medical Informatics

Author: Hsinchun Chen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/11/2010

Comprehensively presents the foundations and leading application research in medical informatics/biomedicine. The concepts and techniques are illustrated with detailed case studies. Authors are widely recognized professors and researchers in Schools of Medicine and Information Systems from the University of Arizona, University of Washington, Columbia University, and Oregon Health & Science University. Related Springer title, Shortliffe: Medical Informatics, has sold over 8000 copies The title will be positioned at the upper division and graduate level Medical Informatics course and a reference work for practitioners in the field.

Learning and Inference in Computational Systems Biology

Learning and Inference in Computational Systems Biology

Author: Neil D. (The University of Sheffield) Lawrence Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/12/2009

Tools and techniques for biological inference problems at scales ranging from genome-wide to pathway-specific. Computational systems biology unifies the mechanistic approach of systems biology with the data-driven approach of computational biology. Computational systems biology aims to develop algorithms that uncover the structure and parameterization of the underlying mechanistic model-in other words, to answer specific questions about the underlying mechanisms of a biological system-in a process that can be thought of as learning or inference. This volume offers state-of-the-art perspectives from computational biology, statistics, modeling, and machine learning on new methodologies for learning and inference in biological networks.The chapters offer practical approaches to biological inference problems ranging from genome-wide inference of genetic regulation to pathway-specific studies. Both deterministic models (based on ordinary differential equations) and stochastic models (which anticipate the increasing availability of data from small populations of cells) are considered. Several chapters emphasize Bayesian inference, so the editors have included an introduction to the philosophy of the Bayesian approach and an overview of current work on Bayesian inference. Taken together, the methods discussed by the experts in Learning and Inference in Computational Systems Biology provide a foundation upon which the next decade of research in systems biology can be built. Florence d'Alch e-Buc, John Angus, Matthew J. Beal, Nicholas Brunel, Ben Calderhead, Pei Gao, Mark Girolami, Andrew Golightly, Dirk Husmeier, Johannes Jaeger, Neil D. Lawrence, Juan Li, Kuang Lin, Pedro Mendes, Nicholas A. M. Monk, Eric Mjolsness, Manfred Opper, Claudia Rangel, Magnus Rattray, Andreas Ruttor, Guido Sanguinetti, Michalis Titsias, Vladislav Vyshemirsky, David L. Wild, Darren Wilkinson, Guy Yosiphon

Medical Informatics

Medical Informatics

Author: Joseph Tan Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/09/2008

Medical Informatics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications holds the most complete collection of cutting-edge medical IT research available in topics such as clinical knowledge management, medical informatics, mobile health and service delivery, and gene expression. This four-volume compilation provides researchers, academicians, and scholars in the field of medical information technology with more than 200 chapters by over 250 international experts in medical informatics.

Medical Informatics 20/20: Quality and Electronic Health Records through Collaboration, Open Solutions, and Innovation

Medical Informatics 20/20: Quality and Electronic Health Records through Collaboration, Open Solutions, and Innovation

Author: Douglas Goldstein, Peter J. Groen, Suniti Ponkshe, Marc Wine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/01/2007

Despite pressure from the private sector to market their own custom solutions, the healthcare industry is coming around to the idea of applying the strategies of collaboration, open solutions, and innovation to meet the ever-changing demands for healthcare information to support quality and safety. This book provides a roadmap for improving quality of care using Electronic Health Records (EHR) and interoperable, consumer-centric health information solutions. Through a series of case studies, the authors highlight collaborative and innovative initiatives that are already being used around the world, such as the acclaimed VistA system from Veterans' Health and a variety of other open source EHR systems.

Medical Informatics

Medical Informatics

Author: Hsinchun Chen Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/06/2005

Comprehensively presents the foundations and leading application research in medical informatics/biomedicine. The concepts and techniques are illustrated with detailed case studies. Authors are widely recognized professors and researchers in Schools of Medicine and Information Systems from the University of Arizona, University of Washington, Columbia University, and Oregon Health & Science University. Related Springer title, Shortliffe: Medical Informatics, has sold over 8000 copies The title will be positioned at the upper division and graduate level Medical Informatics course and a reference work for practitioners in the field.