Technology and the Future of Health Care: Preparing for the Next 30 Years / Edition 1

Technology and the Future of Health Care: Preparing for the Next 30 Years / Edition 1

by David Ellis, Charles D. Ellis, Kenneth Ed. Ellis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787957372

ISBN-13: 9780787957377

Pub. Date: 03/28/2001

Publisher: Wiley

Most experts believe that innovation in every aspect of patient care will be nothing less than astonishing as we move into the next century. Technology and the Future of Health Care brings together a remarkable group of health care visionaries who have identified and begun to analyze which trends and technological advances will likely shape and inform the next

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Most experts believe that innovation in every aspect of patient care will be nothing less than astonishing as we move into the next century. Technology and the Future of Health Care brings together a remarkable group of health care visionaries who have identified and begun to analyze which trends and technological advances will likely shape and inform the next generation of medicine. From fundamental advances in computing and administration, research, nursing, and patient care delivery to noninvasive surgery, biomolecular therapies, bionics, and beyond, this ground-breaking book offers professional, executive-level insight into topics that until recently existed only in the realm of science fiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787957377
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Series:
J-B AHA Press Series, #47
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
0.75(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authorsv
About the References and Notesix
Acknowledgmentsxi
Introductionxiii
Part 1Trends in Technology
Chapter 1The Rate of Change3
Chapter 2Fundamental Trends in Technology17
Chapter 3Trends in Administration and Control43
Chapter 4Advances in Research Methods69
Chapter 5Emerging Products and Services97
Chapter 6Androids and Cyborgs121
Chapter 7Preparing for the Future139
Part 2Professional Perspectives
Chapter 8The Process of the Health Care Encounter155
Chapter 9Impact of Technology on Nursing Care181
Chapter 10Hospitals and the Forces of Change193
Chapter 11A Payer's Perspective on the Future209
Chapter 12Leadership, Followship, and Science231
Chapter 13Epilogue: A Postscript on Progress251
Index255

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