Handbook of Research on Healthcare Administration and Management

Handbook of Research on Healthcare Administration and Management

Noted as an IGI Global Core Reference Title in Medicine & Healthcare for 2019.

Nilmini Wickramasinghe (Epworth HealthCare, Australia & Deakin University, Australia)
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Release Date: August, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 825
ISBN13: 9781522509202|ISBN10: 1522509208|EISBN13: 9781522509219|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0920-2


Effective healthcare delivery is a vital concern for citizens and communities across the globe. The numerous facets of this industry require constant re-evaluation and optimization of management techniques.

The Handbook of Research on Healthcare Administration and Management is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly material on emerging strategies and methods for delivering optimal healthcare opportunities and solutions. Highlighting issues relating to decision making, process optimization, and technological applications, this book is ideally designed for policy makers, administrators, students, professionals, and researchers interested in achieving superior healthcare solutions.

Topics Covered

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

  • Big Data Applications
  • Clinical Practice
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Health Information Systems
  • Health Literacy
  • Medication Management
  • mHealth
  • Social Media Applications
  • Telemedicine

Reviews and Testimonials

Healthcare, technology, management, and other specialists from around the world present 40 chapters on topics in healthcare administration and management. They discuss data and decision making, including data accuracy in mobile health, geographic information system data, data-driven approaches to developing clinical practice guidelines, the use of big data, the use of collaborative systems, and data mining; healthcare process aspects like operations and management in a trauma center, Lean thinking in global healthcare, and quality and productivity; and information communication technology, such as telemedicine, e-mental health, technology for medication management, encryption, electronic health records, hospital messaging and communication, health information systems, and biomedical sensors.

– Protoview Reviews

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Nilmini Wickramasinghe (PhD, MBA, Grad DipMgtSt, BSc) is the inaugural Professor – Director Health Informatics Management at Epworth HealthCare and the Professor of Health Informatics Management at Deakin University, Australia. For over 20 years, she has been actively researching and teaching within the health informatics domain with a particular focus on developing suitable models, strategies and techniques grounded in various management disciplines to facilitate more effective designs, development and implementation of technological solutions to effect a superior, value-based patient-centric delivery of care. Professor Wickramasinghe has collaborated with leading scholars at various premier healthcare organizations throughout Australasia, the US, and Europe and is well-published with more than 300 referred scholarly articles, more than 10 books, numerous book chapters, an encyclopaedia and a well-established funded research track record. Professor Wickramasinghe is the editor-in-chief of two scholarly journals published by InderScience, the Intl. J. Biomedical engineering and Technology (www.inderscience.com/ijbet) and the Intl. J Networking and virtual Organisations (www.inderscience.com/ijnvo).