Healthcare Technology Management Systems: Towards A New Organizational Model For Health Services by Luis VilcahuamHealthcare Technology Management Systems: Towards A New Organizational Model For Health Services by Luis Vilcahuam

Healthcare Technology Management Systems: Towards A New Organizational Model For Health Services

byLuis Vilcahuam, Rossana Rivas

Paperback | July 19, 2017

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Healthcare Technology Management Systemsprovides a model for implementing an effective healthcare technology management (HTM) system in hospitals and healthcare provider settings, as well as promoting a new analysis of hospital organization for decision-making regarding technology. Despite healthcare complexity and challenges, current models of management and organization of technology in hospitals still has evolved over those established 40-50 years ago, according to totally different circumstances and technologies available now.

The current health context based on new technologies demands working with an updated model of management and organization, which requires a re-engineering perspective to achieve appropriate levels of clinical effectiveness, efficiency, safety and quality.Healthcare Technology Management Systemspresents best practices for implementing procedures for effective technology management focused on human resources, as well as aspects related to liability, and the appropriate procedures for implementation.



  • Presents a new model for hospital organization for Clinical Engineers and administrators to implement Healthcare Technology Management (HTM)
  • Understand how to implement Healthcare Technology Management (HTM) and Health Technology Assessment (HTA) within all types of organizations, including Human Resource impact, Technology Policy and Regulations, Health Technology Planning (HTP) and Acquisition, as well as Asset and Risk Management
  • Transfer of knowledge from applied research in CE, HTM, HTP and HTA, from award-winning authors who are active in international health organizations such as the World Health Organization (WHO), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE) and International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE)
Professor Luis Vilcahuaman has a wide range of experience in research, analysis, and instruction in Clinical Engineering, including a Ph.D. from the University of Orleans, France and M.Sc. degree of the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil. He is currently a research professor at PUCP, and has been Research Director of numerous...
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Title:Healthcare Technology Management Systems: Towards A New Organizational Model For Health ServicesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:204 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:July 19, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128114312

ISBN - 13:9780128114315

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Table of Contents

1. Healthcare Technology Management (HTM) and Healthcare Technology Assessment (HTA) 2. Health Technology Policy and Regulation 3. Human Resources and Healthcare Technology Workforces 4. Healthcare Technology Planning and Acquisition 5. Asset and Risk Management Related to Healthcare Technology 6. Quality and Effectiveness Improvement in Hospitals: Achieving Sustained Outcomes 7. Applied Research and Innovation in Healthcare Technology 8. Improvement Healthcare Projects: Meeting Healthcare and Technology Challenges 9. New Organizational Model for Hospitals in the New Technology Context