Data Analytics in Medicine: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (4 Volumes)

Data Analytics in Medicine: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (4 Volumes)

Release Date: December, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 2071
ISBN13: 9781799812043|ISBN10: 1799812049|EISBN13: 9781799812050|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-1204-3


Advancements in data science have created opportunities to sort, manage, and analyze large amounts of data more effectively and efficiently. Applying these new technologies to the healthcare industry, which has vast quantities of patient and medical data and is increasingly becoming more data-reliant, is crucial for refining medical practices and patient care.

Data Analytics in Medicine: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a vital reference source that examines practical applications of healthcare analytics for improved patient care, resource allocation, and medical performance, as well as for diagnosing, predicting, and identifying at-risk populations. Highlighting a range of topics such as data security and privacy, health informatics, and predictive analytics, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for doctors, hospital administrators, nurses, medical professionals, IT specialists, computer engineers, information technologists, biomedical engineers, data-processing specialists, healthcare practitioners, academicians, and researchers interested in current research on the connections between data analytics in the field of medicine.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Biomedical Data
  • Data Integration
  • Data Mining
  • Data Security and Privacy
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Health Informatics
  • Healthcare Information Systems
  • Medical Data Storage
  • Predictive Analytics

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.