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See below for a selection of the latest books from Health systems & services category. Presented with a red border are the Health systems & services books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Health systems & services books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The CPHIMS Review Guide, 4th Edition

The CPHIMS Review Guide, 4th Edition

Author: Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/08/2021

Whether you're taking the CPHIMS exam, or simply want the most current and comprehensive overview in healthcare information and management systems today - this completely revised and updated fourth edition has it all. But for those preparing for the CPHIMS exam, this book is an ideal study partner. The content reflects the exam content outline covering healthcare and technology environments; systems analysis, design, selection, implementation, support, maintenance, testing, evaluation, privacy and security; and administration leadership management. Candidates can challenge themselves with the sample multiple choice questions at the end of the book. The benefits of CPHIMS certification are broad and far reaching. Certification is a process that is embraced in many industries, including healthcare IT. CPHIMS is recognized as the 'gold standard' in healthcare IT because it is developed by HIMSS, has a global focus, and is valued by clinicians and non-clinicians, management and staff positions, and technical and nontechnical individuals. Certification, specifically CPHIMS certification, provides a means by which employers can evaluate potential new hires, analyze job performance, evaluate employees, market IT services, and motivate employees to enhance their skills and knowledge. Certification also provides employers with evidence that the certificate holders have demonstrated an established level of job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities and are competent practitioners of healthcare IT.

The CPHIMS Review Guide, 4th Edition

The CPHIMS Review Guide, 4th Edition

Author: Healthcare Information & Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/08/2021

Whether you're taking the CPHIMS exam, or simply want the most current and comprehensive overview in healthcare information and management systems today - this completely revised and updated fourth edition has it all. But for those preparing for the CPHIMS exam, this book is an ideal study partner. The content reflects the exam content outline covering healthcare and technology environments; systems analysis, design, selection, implementation, support, maintenance, testing, evaluation, privacy and security; and administration leadership management. Candidates can challenge themselves with the sample multiple choice questions at the end of the book. The benefits of CPHIMS certification are broad and far reaching. Certification is a process that is embraced in many industries, including healthcare IT. CPHIMS is recognized as the 'gold standard' in healthcare IT because it is developed by HIMSS, has a global focus, and is valued by clinicians and non-clinicians, management and staff positions, and technical and nontechnical individuals. Certification, specifically CPHIMS certification, provides a means by which employers can evaluate potential new hires, analyze job performance, evaluate employees, market IT services, and motivate employees to enhance their skills and knowledge. Certification also provides employers with evidence that the certificate holders have demonstrated an established level of job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities and are competent practitioners of healthcare IT.

Introduction to the Financial Management of Healthcare Organizations

Introduction to the Financial Management of Healthcare Organizations

Author: Michael Nowicki Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2021

Enhanced Physician Engagement, Volume 2

Enhanced Physician Engagement, Volume 2

Author: Carson F. Dye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2021

Enhanced Physician Engagement, Volume 1

Enhanced Physician Engagement, Volume 1

Author: Carson F. Dye Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2021

Careers in Healthcare and Beyond

Careers in Healthcare and Beyond

Author: Evelyn Lee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/07/2021

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, some of the fastest projected job growth will occur in the healthcare, healthcare support and personal care fields which accounts for almost one third of the total employment growth by 2020. Analysts suggest that the healthcare field is growing because of the long-term trends of an aging population and improved diagnosing and treatment options. Additionally, technology advances in telemedicine and telehealth are allowing elderly patients to remain in their homes as they age even though their health needs are increasing. All these advances and changes to payment structures are fueling the employment growth opportunities in healthcare. This book is intended for someone curious to learn more about a career in healthcare, but not certain if it is right for them, or if the industry would be a good fit for them. For the person who is already interested in pursuing a career in healthcare, it provides added excitement to continue on this path. For the person who is less certain, it explores in a narrative format, the unique opportunities that are available in healthcare, and career options that are not obvious to the general public. It is designed to provide added insights and stories that will inspire one to learn more about the field of healthcare and the many opportunities to consider. It will encourage readers to explore ways to gain hands-on experience to determine what is the best approach for them to take to start this journey. This book is also intended for those who currently work in healthcare but may be considering a different job in the field.

Theoretical Analysis, Performance Evaluation, And Reform Solution Of The Health Care System In China, A

Theoretical Analysis, Performance Evaluation, And Reform Solution Of The Health Care System In China, A

Medical expenditure has become a heavy burden on the public sector and the family system in many countries. Expanding the coverage and reimbursement of medical insurance has become a common way to reduce the burden. This book will elaborate on how medical insurance may increase the burden instead.It explains why the existing medical insurance system results in increased medical costs, where higher costs may offset the benefits of certainty brought by medical insurance, forming the 'paradox of medical care insurance'. This assumption is verified by empirical evidence in China, through a new method developed to find out the actual medical costs, using two parameters: ratio of self-payment of medical insurance and the level of monopoly in the supply of medical services. The book also describes the history, the current situation, and the reform of the health care system in China.

The New Alchemists

The New Alchemists

Author: Bernie Garrett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/06/2021

How to identify and see through deceptive and unethical health marketing practices Health scams come in all shapes and sizes-from the suppression of side-effects from prescription drugs to the unproven benefits of 'traditional' health practices-taking advantage of the human tendency to assume good intentions in others. So how do we avoid being deceived? Professor of Nursing, Bernie Garrett explores real-world examples of medical malpractice, pseudo and deceptive health science, dietary and celebrity health fads, deception in alternative medicine and problems with current healthcare regulation, ending with a simple health-scam detection kit. And he looks at how these practices and ineffective regulations affect our lives.

Emergency Management of the Hi-Tech Patient in Acute and Critical Care

Emergency Management of the Hi-Tech Patient in Acute and Critical Care

Author: Ioannis Koutroulis Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/06/2021

Emergency Management of the Hi-Tech Patient in Acute and Critical care helps practitioners stabilize and care for pediatric and adult patients who have specialized medical devices such as prosthetic valves, cochlear transplants, insulin pumps, orthopedic hardware, and ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunts. Using a step-by-step approach to acute presentations of patients with clinical hardware, this concise yet comprehensive guide provides specific instructions for the initial evaluation and management of numerous clinical scenarios including device malfunctions, infections, trauma, surgical complications, and more. Encompassing management of both the patient and the device, the guide enables emergency and critical care clinicians to rapidly make appropriate treatment decisions without the immediate need for extensive research, extended discussions with subspecialists, or recalling complex diagnostic and therapeutic algorithms. Clear, concise, and easy-to-follow chapters-written by a panel of highly experienced experts across specialties-include numerous algorithms, figures, tables, diagrams, and color illustrations and clinical images. An invaluable resource for improving the quality of care for the unique hi-tech patient population, this advanced practical manual: Provides algorithms for the most common clinical scenarios of device malfunction and related complications Covers management of patients who have undergone major operations such as organ transplantation or complex congenital heart disease repair Presents detailed management plans for a wide range of hardware types and medical conditions Offers expert guidance to practitioners in settings where not all specialties are readily available, such as rural and remote areas or community hospitals Features contributions from a team of experts in various areas of adult and pediatric emergency and critical care medicine Emergency Management of the Hi-Tech Patient in Acute and Critical Care is a must-have clinical reference and guide for pediatric and adult emergency medicine physicians, general pediatricians, internists, general practitioners, critical care specialists, and allied health practitioners.

Employer's Guide to Medical Tourism Benefit Design

Employer's Guide to Medical Tourism Benefit Design

Author: Maria K. Todd Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/06/2021

Health travel, domestic and international, for the group health benefit sector is an established cost containment option that was for years, used primarily by reinsurers and case management firms and limited to rare, high-cost, tertiary care. Through the use of cost-saving benefit design incentives, employers are testing the receptiveness of plan participants and encouraging plan members to consider a narrow network of high-performance healthcare providers in targeted locations that may be located further from home. In addition to foreign medical tourism, this has given rise to another emerging market - domestic medical tourism. Unlike foreign medical tourism, patients don't leave the country. Instead they travel to another city with the U.S. to have procedures for upt to 75% less than they would pay if they were treated closer to home. Large employers such as Wal-Mart, Lowe's and Pepsi Co are offering employees and dependents heart, spine and transplant surgeries at large medical facilities such as John Hopkins and the Cleveland Clinic, regardless of where they are located in the U.S. This book addresses how to design and launch a health travel benefit pilot program, plan funding options, quality, safety and logistic considerations, provider selection criteria, and bundled case rate contracting in the USA and abroad. The author also includes many worksheets, checklists and forms to use when designing a health travel benefit program.

Intelligent Healthcare

Intelligent Healthcare

Author: Surbhi Bhatia Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/06/2021

This book fosters a scientific debate for sophisticated approaches and cognitive technologies (such as deep learning, machine learning and advanced analytics) for enhanced healthcare services in light of the tremendous scope in the future of intelligent systems for healthcare. The authors discuss the proliferation of huge data sources (e.g. genomes, electronic health records (EHRs), mobile diagnostics, and wearable devices) and breakthroughs in artificial intelligence applications, which have unlocked the doors for diagnosing and treating multitudes of rare diseases. The contributors show how the widespread adoption of intelligent health based systems could help overcome challenges, such as shortages of staff and supplies, accessibility barriers, lack of awareness on certain health issues, identification of patient needs, and early detection and diagnosis of illnesses. This book is a small yet significant step towards exploring recent advances, disseminating state-of-the-art techniques and deploying novel technologies in intelligent healthcare services and applications. Describes the advances of computing methodologies for life and medical science data; Presents applications of artificial intelligence in healthcare along with case studies and datasets; Provides an ideal reference for medical imaging researchers, industry scientists and engineers, advanced undergraduate and graduate students, and clinicians.

Human Resources in Healthcare

Human Resources in Healthcare

Author: Carla Jackie Sampson Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/05/2021