Global Health Informatics: How Information Technology Can Change Our Lives In A Globalized World

Paperback | December 9, 2016

byHeimar MarinEditorEduardo Massad, Marco Antonio Gutierrez

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Global Health Informatics: How Information Technology Can Change Our Lives in a Globalized World discusses the critical role of information and communication technologies in health practice, health systems management and research in increasingly interconnected societies. In a global interconnected world the old standalone institutional information systems have proved to be inadequate for patient-centered care provided by multiple providers, for the early detection and response to emerging and re-emerging diseases, and to guide population-oriented public health interventions. The book reviews pertinent aspects and successful current experiences related to standards for health information systems; digital systems as a support for decision making, diagnosis and therapy; professional and client education and training; health systems operation; and intergovernmental collaboration. Discusses how standalone systems can compromise health care in globalized world Provides information on how information and communication technologies ICT can support diagnose, treatment, and prevention of emerging and re-emerging diseases Presents case studies about integrated information and how and why to share data can facilitate governance and strategies to improve life conditions

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Global Health Informatics: How Information Technology Can Change Our Lives in a Globalized World discusses the critical role of information and communication technologies in health practice, health systems management and research in increasingly interconnected societies. In a global interconnected world the old standalone institutional...

Heimar de Fatima Marin RN, MS, PhD, FACMI is Professor, Health Informatics Graduate Program, Universidade Federal de São Paulo; Director, Information Technology & Innovation, Hospital Sirio Libanês;Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Medical Informatics; and Fellow, American College of Medical Informatics.Eduardo Massad is a full...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:December 9, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128045914

ISBN - 13:9780128045916

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Table of Contents

1. Global Health, International Health and Public Health: Concepts and Scope 2. Health Observatories and National Information Systems 3. Information and Communication technologies and Global Health Challenges 4. Standards for Global Health Informatiion Systems 5. Data Systems and Global Health Informatics Research 6. Logistical Systems for operation and management 7. The new Medicine: from the paper medical record to the human being digitized 8. Remote Care Systems 9. Analytics and Decision Support Systems in Global Health Informatics 10. Patient engagement and digital health communities 11. Ethical and Transborder Issues 12. Intergovernmental Collaboration in Global Health Informatics