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

Paperback | December 1, 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 importance of information and communication technologies as a tool to deal with health care and diseases dissemination nowadays. In a world almost without exchange barriers for people and goods, ICT can be used to optimize resources and to support communication, management and governance of health systems. This book discusses topics such as current standards in health information systems; digital systems as a support for decision making, diagnosis and therapy; and intergovernmental collaboration. There are also examples of professional education and training for the field and case studies of successful approaches currently in use. Global Health Informatics is a valuable resource for bioinformaticians, computer scientists and epidemiologists, as well as all healthcare workers who wish to broaden their knowledge in applied bioinformatics to improve health systems nationally and internationally. 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 importance of information and communication technologies as a tool to deal with health care and diseases dissemination nowadays. In a world almost without exchange barriers for people and goods, ICT can be used to optimize res...

Graduate in Nursing (1983), Masters in Nursing (UNIFESP, 1991) and PhD in Biological Sciences with a focus in Health Informatics (Molecular Biology) at UNIFESP (1994). Post- doctorate in Clinical Informatics at the Center for Clinical Computing at Harvard Medical. In 2004 received the title of Fellow of the American College of Medical ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:December 1, 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