Design, Development, and Integration of Reliable Electronic Healthcare Platforms

Design, Development, and Integration of Reliable Electronic Healthcare Platforms

Anastasius Moumtzoglou (P&A Kyriakou Children's Hospital, Greece)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: October, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 357
ISBN13: 9781522517245|ISBN10: 1522517243|EISBN13: 9781522517252|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1724-5


Advancements in technology have brought about a new era of medicinal practice; however, these new technological trends present both advantages and challenges to their utilization.

Design, Development, and Integration of Reliable Electronic Healthcare Platforms is an authoritative reference work on the issues relating to the quality and safety of technology use in the medical realm. Featuring coverage on best practices, detailed analysis, and upcoming trends, this publication is essential for researchers, students and professionals seeking current research on the implementation of electronic technologies in healthcare.

Topics Covered

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

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Early Disease Detection
  • EMR Software
  • Medical Speech Translation Systems
  • Population Health Management
  • Quality Evaluation
  • Robotics

Reviews and Testimonials

Engineers, computer scientists, and others from Europe, Australia, South America, and the US present 16 articles on the design, development, and integration of reliable electronic health platforms. They address information technology systems for population health management and cervical cancer screening programs, intelligent assisted living environments for home-based health care for chronically ill patients, technology to access personal health information, intelligent medication adherence monitoring systems, the use of robotics in surgery, obstetrics and gynecology electronic medical record software, and the early detection of electroencephalogram temporal events in Alzheimer's disease. Others discuss the determination of pauses in speech for the classification of stuttering disorder, the use of surface segmentation to extract information about images of bronchus anatomy, the evaluation of medical speech translation systems, digital medicine and quality, information technology for the quality evaluation of health care services, informed consent and electronic medical records in genetics, using various communication media in quality improvement collaboratives, the operationalization of performance measurement and translation to statements about quality and safety of care, and the use of e-health platforms in health care systems improvement.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Anastasius Moumtzoglou is a Former Executive Board Member of the European Society for Quality in Health Care, President of the Hellenic Society for Quality & Safety in Health Care, holds B.A in Economics, MA in Health Services Management, MA in Macroeconomics, Ph.D. in Economics. He teaches the module of quality at the graduate and postgraduate level. He has also written three Greek books, which are the only ones in the Greek references. The first deals with “Marketing in Health Care”, the following with “Quality in Health Care” and the third with “Quality and Patient Safety in Health Care.” He has edited the books “E-Health Systems Quality and Reliability: Models and Standards”, “E-health Technologies & Improving Patient Safety: Exploring Organizational Factors”, “Cloud Computing Applications for Quality Health Care Delivery”, “Laboratory Management Information Systems: Current Requirements and Future Perspectives”, and " M-Health Innovations for Patient-Centered Care". He is the Editor-in-Chief of the “Advances in Healthcare Information Systems and Administration” book series and the International Journal of Reliable & Quality in Healthcare (IJRQEH). He has also served as the scientific coordinator of research programs in Greece and participated as a researcher in European research programs. In 2004, he was declared “Person of Quality,” with respect to Greece.