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Title Telemedicine and E-health services, policies, and applications : advancements and developments / Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues, Isabel de la Torre Diez and Beatriz Sainz de Abajo, Editors
Published Hershey, Pa. : IGI Global, ©2012

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Description 1 online resource
Series Advances in Healthcare Information Systems and Administration
Advances in Healthcare Information Systems and Administration
Contents 1. System design and data fusion in body sensor networks / Kai Lin ... [et al.] -- 2. Body sensors and healthcare monitoring: design and optimization of a wireless communication protocol / Christos V. Verikoukis, Begonya Otal, Luis Alonso -- 3. Smart clothing for health care / Nuno M. Garcia ... [et al.] -- 4. Measuring specific absorption rate by using standard communications equipment / Diana Bri ... [et al.] -- 5. Overview of biomedical engineering / Ahmad Taher Azar -- 6. Critical concepts in m-health technology development: time, space, and mobility / Henrique M.G. Martins -- 7. mHealth: a passing fad or here to stay? / Elizabeth M. Borycki ... [et al.] -- 8. Evaluation of quality of context information in u-health smart homes / José Bringel Filho, Nazim Agoulmine -- 9. Designing the e-health message / Rupananda Misra, Barbara C. Wallace -- 10. Health systems for syndromic and epidemiological surveillance / Débora Helena Job ... [et al.] -- 11. Distributed monitoring and supervising system for e-health applications / Silviu Folea ... [et al.] -- 12. Overview of the most important open source software: analysis of the benefits of OpenMRS, OpenEMR, and VistA / Beatriz Sainz de Abajo ... [et al.] -- 13. RFID in e-health: technology, implementation, and security Issues / Peter J. Hawrylak ... [et al.] -- 14. Public health ICT based surveillance system / Josipa Kern ... [et al.] -- 15. Digital economy and innovative practices in healthcare services / Riccardo Spinelli, Clara Benevolo -- 16. Clinical-pull approach to telemedicine implementation policies using health informatics in the developing world / Maria J. Treurnicht, Liezl van Dyk -- 17. Bridging the abridged: the diffusion of telemedicine in Europe and China / Xiaohong W. Gao, Martin Loomes, Richard Comley
Summary "By combining electronic communication and information technology with healthcare practices, e-health promises access to health information, diagnosis, treatment, and care to patients who may "enter" and interact with the system in new ways. Telemedicine and E-Health Services, Policies, and Applications: Advancements and Developments offers a comprehensive and integrated approach to telemedicine by collecting e-health experiences and applications from around the world and by exploring developments and trends in medical informatics. Researchers and professionals in health management, medicine, nursing, and medical informatics will find discussions of critical issues in the emerging field of e-health. The book also introduces innovative concepts and services at the leading edge of healthcare and information technology, which may enable a safer, higher quality, more equitable and sustainable health system"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Telecommunication in medicine.
Medical informatics.
Telemedicine
Medical Informatics
Medical informatics.
Telecommunication in medicine.
Médecine -- Informatique.
Télécommunications en médecine.
Form Electronic book
Author Rodrigues, Joel J. P. C., editor
De la Torre Diez, Isabel, 1979- editor.
Sainz de Abajo, Beatriz, 1974- editor.
ISBN 9781466608894
1466608897