Intelligent Paradigms for Healthcare Enterprises: Systems Thinking / Edition 1

Intelligent Paradigms for Healthcare Enterprises: Systems Thinking / Edition 1

by Barry G. Silverman
     
 

This compendium brings together leading researchers in the fields of Intelligent Systems and healthcare aiming at medical engineers, healthcare managers and computer scientists worldwide. This book is an overview of intelligent paradigms and strategic investments that might payoff for the healthcare enterprise. Specifically, the reader will get ideas for efficiency

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Overview

This compendium brings together leading researchers in the fields of Intelligent Systems and healthcare aiming at medical engineers, healthcare managers and computer scientists worldwide. This book is an overview of intelligent paradigms and strategic investments that might payoff for the healthcare enterprise. Specifically, the reader will get ideas for efficiency enhancements for improving effectiveness and quality of care and for increasing patient safety. "Advanced Intelligent Paradigms in Healthcare" straddles technologic topics from DNA processing and automating medical second opinions in the lab, to telemedicine and chat spaces for rural patient outreach, among many others. In terms of management concerns, this book also explores systems approaches such as automated clinical guidelines, institutional workflow management, and best practices and lessons learned with actual applications.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540229032
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
09/29/2005
Series:
Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing Series, #184
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Computerization of Clinical Guidelines: An Application of Medical Document Processing.- Case-based Medical Informatics.- Analysis and Architecture of Clinical Workflow Systems using Agent-Oriented Lifecycle Models.- Virtual Communities in Health Care.- Evidence Based Telemedicine.- Current Status of Computerized Decision Support Systems in Mammography.- Medical Diagnosis and Prognosis Based on the DNA Microarray Technology.- Wearable Devices in Healthcare.

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