Medical Informatics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

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Tan, Joseph
IGI Global, Sep 30, 2008 - Education - 2772 pages
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Technological advances of the past two decades have profoundly reshaped and enhanced all aspects of medical research and practice. So important has technology become to the ability to continue to drive new medical advances, from basic biomedical research to applied clinical practice and healthcare delivery management, that the science of biomedical technology has become an important discipline in its own right, critical to the missions of a full range of organizations that comprise the medical industry.

Medical Informatics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications holds the most complete collection of cutting-edge medical IT research available in topics such as clinical knowledge management, medical informatics, mobile health and service delivery, and gene expression. This four-volume compilation provides researchers, academicians, and scholars in the field of medical information technology with more than 200 chapters by over 250 international experts in medical informatics. Medical Informatics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is an essential reference publication for every library and medical institute striving to remain up-to-date with the latest techniques, approaches, and education in the medical IT field.


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Development and Design Methodologies
Tools and Technologies
Utilization and Application
Organizational and Social Implications
Managerial Impact
Critical Issues
Emerging Trends

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Joseph Tan (Dip, BA, MS, PhD) holds a professional diploma in civil engineering from Singapore Polytechnic, an undergraduate degree in mathematics and computer science from Wartburg College, a master’s degree in industrial & management engineering from the University of Iowa, and a PhD in management information systems from the University of British Columbia (UBC). He has been a tenured associate professor teaching in the Department of Healthcare & Epidemiology at UBC for many years prior to serving as a professor and Head of Information System and Manufacturing (ISM) Department at the School of Business at Wayne State University.

Joseph has published research in computing, ergonomics, information systems, health informatics, health education, e-health, and e-business journals and has served as guest editor and member of various journal editorial boards. He sits on key organizing committees for local, national, and international meetings and conferences. Professor Tan’s research, which has enjoyed significant support in the last several years from local, national and international funding agencies and other sources, has also been widely cited and applied across a number of major disciplines, including healthcare informatics and clinical decision support, health technology management research, human processing of graphical representations, ergonomics, health administration education, telehealth, mobile health, and e-health promotion programming.


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