Information Technology Strategies from the United States and the European Union: Transferring Research to Practice for Health Care Improvement / Edition 1

Information Technology Strategies from the United States and the European Union: Transferring Research to Practice for Health Care Improvement / Edition 1

by E. Andrew Balas
     
 

ISBN-10: 158603054X

ISBN-13: 9781586030544

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: I O S Press, Incorporated

Clinical and biomedical research production is rapidly growing, but delivery to practitioners remains unacceptably slow. To improve health care quality and to make the best scientific achievements part of usual practices, clinicians need better information systems and services. The international, multi-disciplinary author team presents the analyses and recommendations…  See more details below

Overview

Clinical and biomedical research production is rapidly growing, but delivery to practitioners remains unacceptably slow. To improve health care quality and to make the best scientific achievements part of usual practices, clinicians need better information systems and services. The international, multi-disciplinary author team presents the analyses and recommendations that will lead to competitive advantages by increasing quality and effectiveness of health care delivery. The book includes the latest findings on: -Advanced information technologies in disseminating research results -Information infrastructure for transferring research -Structuring knowledge for practical application -Practical solutions: better information for improved health care quality. The practical approach of this book ensures easy to read, stand-alone chapters that will benefit medical group managers and local and commercial developers of health care information systems. The book is also a useful educational tool for medical informatics, health care administration, and health services research.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781586030544
Publisher:
I O S Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Pages:
136
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.38(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgements
Transferring Research through High Performance Computing
Retooling Practitioners in the Information Age
Towards a Health Telematics Infrastructure in the European Union
Interaction between Clinical Research and Patient Data
Digital Library Research and Application
Knowledge and Change in Health Care Organizations
Incorporating Knowledge into Commercially Available Systems
Opportunities for Improving Quality in the Health Care Industry
Information Services the Make Patients Co-Producers of Quality Health Care
Partnership for Excellence in Asthma Care: Evidence-Based Disease Management
Author Index

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