Handbook of Research on Health Systems and Organizations for an Aging Society

Handbook of Research on Health Systems and Organizations for an Aging Society

César Fonseca (Universidade de Évora, Portugal), Manuel Lopes (Universidade de Évora, Portugal), David Mendes (Universidade de Évora, Portugal), Felismina Mendes (Universidade de Évora, Portugal) and José García-Alonso (University of Extremadura, Spain)
Projected Release Date: August, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 450
ISBN13: 9781522598183|ISBN10: 1522598189|EISBN13: 9781522598190|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9818-3

Description

Population aging is a growing challenge worldwide. As such, new models of provision, organization, and allocation of resources, particularly in healthcare, are needed. As the self-care and long-term care needs of this age group become more prevalent, the importance of improved health services and effective health management strategies are apparent.

The Handbook of Research on Health Systems and Organizations for an Aging Society provides emerging research exploring the challenges and opportunities for the development and management of health systems and organizations in relation to people aged 65 and over. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as emotional wellness, long-term care, and professional caregiving, this book is ideally designed for health technicians, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, hospital administrators, clinical directors, laboratory technicians, medical professionals, researchers, and students.

Topics Covered

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

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Emotional Wellness
  • Functional Independence
  • Health Systems
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Long-Term Care
  • Machine Learning
  • Professional Caregiving
  • Quality of Life
  • Rehabilitation

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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