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

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.

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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)

About the Author

DAVID ELLIS, technology trAnds writer, consultant, and public speaker, is the founder and former president of Voyager Information Networks. His eclectic career path in intelligence, scholarly publishing, strategic consulting, and business leadership reflects a lifelong interest in their common core: information and communication.About the ContributorsMargaret L. Campbell, RN, has managed the palliative care practice at Detroit Receiving Hospital since 1988. From 1974 to 1988 she served in a number of critical care nursing positions, including staff nurse, educator and clinical nurse specialist. Campbell is the president of the Medical Ethics Resource Network of Michigan and is a member of the advisory committee to the American Nurses Association Center for Ethics and Human Rights.Donald K. Crandall, MD, FACS, vice president, clinical informatics, Mercy Health Services, Farmington Hills, Michigan, has served on various local, state, and national boards, including the Michigan State Medical Society (President, 1983) and the American Medical Association House of Delegates (Member, 1977-1992, with service on the Council of Medical Service, dealing with issues related to the practice of medicine). HBrian E. Peters, MHSA, is the director of health care futures at the Michigan Health and Hospital Association, and serves as the association's staff to the Council of Physicians, the Council on Small or Rural Hospitals, and the Council on Osteopathic Health Care.Craig Ruff is CEO and president, Public Sector Consultants, Inc. Prior to joining the firm, Ruff spent eleven years in Michigan's executive office. He was special assistant to Gov. William G. Milliken for human services and chief of staff to Lt. Gov. James H. Brickley. He developed legislation, coordinated interdepartmental policies, reviewed agency budgets, and worked closely with numerous professional associations and interest groups. Kevin L. Seitz is vice president of PPO and ancillary services, B

Table of Contents

About the Authorsv
About the References and Notesix
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

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