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E-Health Care Information Systems. An Introduction for Students and Professionals. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2213216
  • Book
  • April 2012
  • 624 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
E-Health Care Information Systems is a comprehensive collection written by leading experts from a range of disciplines including medicine, health sciences, engineering, business information systems, general science, and computing technology. This easily followed text provides a theoretical framework with sound methodological approaches and is filled with numerous case examples. Topics include e-health records, e-public information systems, e-network and surveys, general and specific applications of e-health such as e-rehabilitation, e-medicine, e-homecare, e-diagnosis support systems, and e-health intelligence. E-Health Care Information Systems also covers strategies in e-health care technology management, e-security issues, and the impacts of e-technologies. In addition, this book reviews new and emerging technologies such as mobile health, virtual reality and nanotechnology, and harnessing the power of e-technologies for real-world applications.
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Tables, Figures, and Exhibits xi

Preface xv

Acknowledgments xix

The Editor xxi

The Contributors xxiii


1 E-Health: The Next Health Care Frontier 3
Joseph Tan

The Telebaby Case 27
Ronald Spanjers, Anne F. Rutkowski

2 E-Health Vision: Drivers of and Barriers to E-Health Care 37
Joseph Tan

Cyber-Angel: The E-Robin Hood Case 52
Joseph Tan, Joshia Tan


3 E-Health Perspectives: General Systems Concepts, Chaos and String Theories, and Social Science Thinking 59
Joseph Tan

Multicommunity E-Health Promotion Programming Case 82
Joseph Tan

4 E-Health Records: The Lifeblood of E-Health Care 91
Joseph Tan

E-Primary Health Care and E-Health Records Cases 116
Penny Grubb

5 E-Public Health Information Systems: E-Technologies for Public Health Preparedness and Surveillance 127
Joseph Tan, Francisco G. Soto Mas, C. Ed Hsu

E-Profiling of Community Health Performance Indicators Case 155
Lee Kallenbach, Joseph Tan

6 E-Networking: The Backbone of E-Health Care 163
Joseph Tan, Winnie Cheng

Mobile Health Networks Case: Unconfined Mobile Bluetooth Technology for E-Medical Services 190
Qiang Cheng, Huyu Qu, Yingge Wang, Joseph Tan


7 E-Health Domains: Surveying the E-Health Landscape: Cases and Applications 203
Pam Forducey, Kawaljeet Kaur, Cynthia Scheideman-Miller, Joseph Tan

E-Speech Therapy for Children in a Rural Oklahoma School Case 224
Cynthia Scheideman-Miller, Pam Forducey, Sharon S. Smeltzer, Avery Clouds, Bob Hodge, David Prouty

8 Diffusion of E-Medicine: E-Medicine in Developed and Developing Countries 231
Joseph Tan, Mengistu Kifle, Victor Mbarika, Chitu Okoli

E-Medicine Development in Taiwan Case 260
Paul Jen-Hwa Hu, Chih-Ping Wei, Tsang-Hsiang Cheng, Joseph Tan

9 E-Home Care: Rejuvenating Home Health Care and Tele–Home Care 267
George Demiris, Joseph Tan

The OliverHome Case 290
Joseph Tan, George Demiris, Joshia Tan

10 E-Diagnosis Support Systems: An E-DSS for Lower Back Pain 295
Lin Lin, Paul Jen-Hwa Hu, Olivia R. Liu Sheng, Joseph Tan

Teleradiology Case: Present and Future 321
Yao Y. Shieh, Mason Shieh

11 E-Health Intelligence: A Multiple-Level Clustering Approach for E-Health Data Mining 330
Chih-Ping Wei, Paul Jen-Hwa Hu, Liang-Ming Kung, Joseph Tan

E-Patient Image Retrieval Case: Incremental Neural Net Learning 352
Lin Lin, Olivia R. Liu Sheng, Chih-Ping Wei, Paul Jen-Hwa Hu, Joseph Tan


12 E-Health Strategies: Reshaping the Traditional Health Care System 365
H. Joseph Wen, Joseph Tan

E-Health Technology Strategies and Impacts Case 396
Jung P. Shim, William E. Sorrells

13 E-Health Care Technology Management: A Multifactorial Model for Harnessing E-Technologies 406
George Eisler, Sam Sheps, Joseph Tan

Evidence-Based Medicine Case 439
Barry P. Markovitz

14 E-Security: Frameworks for Privacy and Security in E-Health Data Integration and Aggregation 450
Joseph Tan, Patrick Hung

Integrated Selective Encryption and Data Embedding for Medical Images Case 479
Qiang Cheng, Yingge Wang, Joseph Tan

15 E-Health Impacts on the Health Care and Health Services Industry: Surfing the Powerful Waves of E-Technologies 489
Joseph Tan, David C. Yen, Sharline Martin, Binshan Lin

E-Communities Case: Scalability Challenges in Information Management 515
Harris Wu, Joseph Tan, Weiguo Fan


16 E-Health Prospects: Mobile Health, Virtual Reality, and Consumer-Driven E-Health Systems 523
Joseph Tan

Virtual Reality Case 547
Joseph Tan, Pency Tsai

Name Index 554

Subject Index 562

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Joseph Tan University of British Columbia.
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