Biomedical Knowledge Management: Infrastructures and Processes for E-Health Systems: Infrastructures and Processes for E-Health Systems

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Pease, Wayne
IGI Global, Mar 31, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 412 pages
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The Internet and other technological developments are now playing increasing roles in the management of knowledge within consumer health behavior and the delivery of health services.

Biomedical Knowledge Management: Infrastructures and Processes for E-Health Systems provides multidisciplinary best practices and experiences in knowledge management relevant to the healthcare industry. A useful reference for field researchers, academicians, and healthcare practitioners, this Handbook of Research presents an in-depth examination of common approaches to shared problems in the management of knowledge within e-health services.


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Theory and Applications
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Electronic Medication AdministrationRecord eMAR and BedsideMedication Verification BMV
Electronic Health RecordsSystem Using HL7 andDICOM in Ophthalmology
An Overview of Current Status and Issues
Deciphering of Alternative Medicine
Ethical Issues ofHealth ManagementPredictive Modeling
Persistent Clinical Encountersin User Driven EHealth Care
The Role of the Internet in theRise of Medical Tourism
The Case of HIV Infection in Japan
Less Care for the Poor?
The Pathways Model forClientBased Treatment
An Exploratory Study toUnderstand the Drivers andInhibitors for the SuccessfulAdoption of WirelessTechnology in AustralianHealthcare Systems
The Role of WirelessTechnology in AddressingSleeping Disorders in Aged Care
Development of anOnline Sleep Diary
Results from a CommunicationSkill Development Program

Incorporating RadiologicalPatient Data Acquiredat Other Hospitals intothe Local Workflow
Implications for EHealthcare
A WebBased Decision SupportSystem for Medical Practitioners
Critical Issues and Solutions
Human Factors in DynamicEHealth Systems andDigital Libraries
The Use of LaboratoryTest Results in HealthCare Management
A Total Access Care and MedicalInformation System
IT Applications for MedicalServices in Japan
Compilation of References
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Wayne Pease is the Associate Dean (Wide Bay) for the Faculty of Business, University of Southern Queensland and lectures in Information Systems, at the Wide Bay Campus of the University of Southern Queensland and has published and has published over 30 books, refereed articles and book chapters. His employment background is in senior management with Queensland Health and has worked in higher education since 1998 when he accepted a lecturing position in information systems at the then new USQ Wide Bay Campus. His research interests include electronic commerce and its impact on rural and regional communities; payment and security systems in electronic commerce; collaborative commerce; web design and web data delivery systems including DBMS integration and query optimisation; and windows application development.

Dr. Malcolm Cooper is Vice President International Cooperation and Research, and holds the position of Professor of Tourism Management in the Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies, at the Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Beppu, Japan. He is a specialist in tourism management and development, environmental management, water resource management and environmental law, and has published over 80 books, refereed articles and book chapters. Dr. Cooper is the Asia Pacific regional editor for Tourism Research International and sits on the Editorial Boards of other international academic tourism journals. He has held previous appointments at the Universities of New England, Adelaide and Southern Queensland (Australia), and Waiariki Institute of Technology (New Zealand) and has worked in the environmental planning and tourism policy areas for Federal, State and Local Governments in Australia, and as a private tourism consultant to the Governments of China and Vietnam.

Raj Gururajan PhD is Associate Professor, Faculty of Business, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia. His main area of research is user behaviour issues in using wireless technology, the management of technology and the diffusion of technology at enterprise level. Currently he is applying these interests to health settings. He has published over 100 refereed articles, won over $2 million in grant income, manages six funded projects and is supervising over 10 PhD students. He also holds 3 national competitive grants (ARC) in health informatics. [Editor]

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