Innovation in Health Informatics: A Smart Healthcare Primer explains how the most recent advances in information and communication technologies have paved the way for new breakthroughs in healthcare. The book showcases current and prospective applications in a context defined by an imperative to deliver efficient, patient-centered and sustainable healthcare systems. Topics discussed include big data, medical data analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, virtual and augmented reality, 5g and sensors, Internet of Things, nanotechnologies and biotechnologies. Additionally, there is a discussion on social issues and policy- making for the implementation of smart healthcare.
This book is a valuable resource for undergraduate and graduate students, practitioners, researchers, clinicians and data scientists who are interested in how to explore the intersections between bioinformatics and health informatics.
- Provides a holistic discussion on the new landscape of medical technologies, including big data, analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, virtual and augmented reality, 5g and sensors, Internet of Things, nanotechnologies and biotechnologies
- Presents a case study driven approach, with references to real-world applications and systems
- Discusses topics with a research-oriented approach that aims to promote research skills and competencies of readers
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Section A. SMART HEALTHCARE IN THE ERA OF BIG DATA AND DATA SCIENCE 1. Smart Healthcare: Emerging Technologies, Best Practices and Sustainable Policies 2. Syndromic surveillance models using Web data: a systematic review 3. Clinical Analytics: Fusion of Big Data and Clinical Information
Section B. ADVANCED DECISION MAKING AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR SMART HEALTHCARE 4. Clinical decision support for infection control in surgical care 6. Application of Machine Learning and Image Processing for Detection of Breast Cancer 7. Towards information preservation in healthcare systems
Section C. EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AND SYSTEMS FOR SMART HEALTHCARE 8. Security for Smart Healthcare and Medical Information Systems 9. Cloud-based health monitoring framework using smart sensors and smartphone 10. Mobile partogram
m-health technology in the promotion of parturient's health in the delivery room 11. Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Diabetic Retinal Screening: Concepts and Applications in the NHS 12. Virtual Reality and Sensors for the Next Generation Medical Systems 13. Portable Solution to Eye Examination for Diabetic Retinopathy Detection at an Earlier Stage 14. Improved Nodule Detection in Chest X-Rays using PCA Filters 15. Characterizing IOMT/Personal Area Networks Landscape
Section D. SOCIAL ISSUES AND POLICY MAKING FOR SMART HEALTHCARE 16. Threats to Patients' Privacy in Smart Healthcare Environment 17. Policy implications for smart healthcare
the international collaboration dimension
Section E. APPENDIXES 18. Smart heatlhcare project descriptions 19. Teaching assignments
Dr. Miltiadis D. Lytras is an expert in advanced computer science and management, editor, lecturer, and research consultant, with extensive experience in academia and the business sector in Europe and Asia. Dr. Lytras is a Research Professor at Deree College - The American College of Greece and a Distinguished Scientist at the King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Dr. Lytras is a world-class expert in the fields of cognitive computing, information systems, technology enabled innovation, social networks, computers in human behavior, and knowledge management. In his work, Dr. Lytras seeks to bring together and exploit synergies among scholars and experts committed to enhancing the quality of education for all.
Dr. Akila Sarirete is Dean of Graduate Studies and Research at Effat University. She received her PhD degree in Computer Science and Knowledge Management. Her main research interests are in artificial intelligence, knowledge management, communities of practice, machine learning, big data, and service-oriented architectures. She presented her research work in several conferences in different countries. Dr. Sarirete has a vast experience in software development industry and software engineering. She is interested in engineering education, innovation, smart cities and villages especially, the human aspect and the collaborative work.