Future of Health Technology by Renata Glowacka Glowacka Bushko | 9781586030919 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Future of Health Technology

Future of Health Technology

by Renata Glowacka Glowacka Bushko
     
 

ISBN-10: 1586030914

ISBN-13: 9781586030919

Pub. Date: 07/01/2002

Publisher: I O S Press, Incorporated

Bushko (founder of the Future of Healthcare Technology Institute) presents 22 papers speculating on the possibilities of technological innovation in the medical sciences and what it might portend for the future structure and delivery of medical services. The majority of the papers explore questions related to information and computer technologies, with contributions

Overview

Bushko (founder of the Future of Healthcare Technology Institute) presents 22 papers speculating on the possibilities of technological innovation in the medical sciences and what it might portend for the future structure and delivery of medical services. The majority of the papers explore questions related to information and computer technologies, with contributions discussing such topics as intelligent agent software for medicine, the development of health information infrastructure in the United States, the future of security and privacy of medical information, the development of e-commerce in medicine, the evaluation of new health care technologies. Annotation © 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781586030919
Publisher:
I O S Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/01/2002
Series:
Studies in Health Technology and Informa
Pages:
285
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacev
Acknowledgementsvii
About Future of Health Technology Instituteix
Affective Intelligent Caring Creaturexi
Looking into the Future1
Chapter 1.Defining the Future of Health Technology: Biomechatronics3
Chapter 2.Inventing the Future--Tools for Self Health19
Advancing Medical Technologies27
Chapter 3.Future of Medical Knowledge Management and Decision Support29
Chapter 4.The Future of Nanofabrication and Molecular Scale Devices in Nanomedicine45
Chapter 5.Thought to Computer Communication61
Chapter 6.Affective Medicine: Technology with Emotional Intelligence69
Chapter 7.The Future of Medical Computing85
Chapter 8.Intelligent Agent Software for Medicine99
Chapter 9.Speech and Language Technologies, Intelligent Content Management and Intelligent Assistants111
Advancing Global Health Information Infrastructure119
Chapter 10.Developing the Health Information Infrastructure in the United States121
Chapter 11.The Future of Telemedicine129
Chapter 12.Advanced Technology Program: Information Infrastructure for Healthcare Focused Program137
Chapter 13.Quality Enhancing Conceptual Tools for Medical Decision Making145
Chapter 14.The Future of Highly Personalized Health Care163
Chapter 15.Developing E-Commerce and Improving Resource Management175
Chapter 16.The Future of Information Technology for Health in Developing Countries181
Advancing Intellectual Leadership193
Chapter 17.What is Digital Medicine?195
Chapter 18.Evaluating New Health Information Technologies: Expanding the Frontiers of Health Care Delivery and Health Promotion205
Chapter 19.Future of Security and Privacy in Medical Information213
Chapter 20.Future of Technology to Augment Patient Support in Hospitals231
Chapter 21.Our Wealth, Our Health--Bellwether Industries for Decision Tools and Symbiotic Stewardships245
Chapter 22.Impact of Voice- and Knowledge-Enabled Clinical Reporting--US Examples265
Contributors' Professional Backgrounds275
Author Index285

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