Transforming Health Care: The Financial Impact of Technology, Electronic Tools and Data Mining

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 29, 2013 - Business & Economics - 240 pages
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The future of healthcare technologies, and what they mean for investors and entrepreneurs

The healthcare technology revolution is just around the corner. And when it arrives, it will change and enrich our lives in ways we can only begin to imagine. Doctors will perform blood pressure readings via video chat and nutritionists will analyze diet based on photos taken with cellphone cameras. Transforming Health Care combines healthcare, technology, and finance in an innovative new way that explains the future of healthcare and its effects on patient care, exploring the emergence of electronic tools that will transform the medical industry.

Explaining how technology, not politics, will lead the future of the healthcare revolution, author and healthcare technology expert Phil Fasano presents real-life examples that show how the next generation of medical breakthroughs will come from the instant exchange of information across the world

  • Explores how new technologies will radically change the future of healthcare by making it easier to share information rapidly
  • Explains what the future of the high tech medical industry means for investors and entrepreneurs
  • Written by a respected healthcare and health technology expert

Offering an unprecedented look at how technology is transforming the healthcare industry, and what it will mean for future investors and entrepreneurs, Transforming Health Care is a remarkable insight into the next generation of health technologies.


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PHILIP FASANO is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Kaiser Permanente, where he directs the company's 6,000-employee health information technology team. He was named one of Computerworld's 2010 Top 100 Internet Technology Leaders in recognition of his exceptional technology leadership and IT management strategies and, more recently, was named one of CIO magazine's Premier 100 IT Leaders. Since joining Kaiser Permanente in 2007, Fasano has worked on using technology to move the $48 billion not-for-profit health care system toward a vision of total health for more than 9 million members. Fasano also served in IT leadership roles in some of the nation's top finance companies, including JP Morgan and Deutsche Financial Services, a division of Deutsche Bank.

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