Virtual and Mobile Healthcare: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice (2 Volumes)

Virtual and Mobile Healthcare: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice (2 Volumes)

Release Date: September, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 1064
ISBN13: 9781522598633|ISBN10: 1522598634|EISBN13: 9781522598640|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9863-3


One of the primary topics at the center of discussion, and very often debate, between industry professionals, government officials, and the general public is the current healthcare system and the potential for an overhaul of its processes and services. Many organizations concerned for the long-term care of patients wish to see new strategies, practices, and organizational tools developed to optimize healthcare systems all over the world. One of the central engines of the current shift toward reorientation of healthcare services is virtual and mobile healthcare.

Virtual and Mobile Healthcare: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice explores the trends, challenges, and issues related to the emergence of mobile and virtual healthcare. The book also examines how mobile technologies can best be used for the benefit of both doctors and their patients. Highlighting a range of topics such as smart healthcare, electronic health records, and m-health, this publication is an ideal reference source for medical professionals, healthcare administrators, doctors, nurses, practitioners, and researchers in all areas of the medical field.

Topics Covered

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

  • Clinical Decision-Support Systems
  • Data Security and Protection
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Health Information Systems
  • Health Monitoring
  • M-Health
  • Mobile Apps
  • Patient Engagement
  • Smart Healthcare
  • Telemedicine

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.