E-Health and Telemedicine: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (3 Volumes)

E-Health and Telemedicine: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (3 Volumes)

Release Date: September, 2015|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 1759
ISBN13: 9781466687561|ISBN10: 1466687568|EISBN13: 9781466687578|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8756-1


Advances in medical technology increase both the efficacy and efficiency of medical practice, and mobile technologies enable modern doctors and nurses to treat patients remotely from anywhere in the world. This technology raises issues of quality of care and medical ethics, which must be addressed.

E-Health and Telemedicine: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications explores recent advances in mobile medicine and how this technology impacts modern medical care. Three volumes of comprehensive coverage on crucial topics in wireless technologies for enhanced medical care make this multi-volume publication a critical reference source for doctors, nurse practitioners, hospital administrators, and researchers and academics in all areas of the medical field.

This seminal publication features comprehensive chapters on all aspects of e-health and telemedicine, including implementation strategies; use cases in cardiology, infectious diseases, and cytology, among others; care of individuals with autism spectrum disorders; and medical image analysis.

Topics Covered

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

  • Connected Healthcare
  • Emergency Services
  • Health Care Provision
  • Health Information Exchange
  • Healthcare Delivery as a Service
  • Patient Monitoring
  • Patient Safety
  • Telesurgery

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.