Center for the New West, Denver, CO. Offers a comprehensive introduction to the related elements reshaping health care. For health professionals. Includes interviews and illustrated sidebars. Topics include virtual house calls, on-line medical records, rural information network, on-line practice management, and more.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Publishing Co, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0071346309
Book Description McGraw-Hill Publishing Co, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0071346309
Book Description McGraw-Hill Publishing Co, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-003-90-0017000
Book Description McGraw-Hill Publishing Co, 1999. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: At last a comprehensive, easy-to-read book that explains telemedicine in understandable terms for the practitioners and consumers whose lives will be transformed by the convergence of computers and telecommunications in healthcare. If you need to understand telemedicine but get lost in the technical jargon of existing references, this is the resource for you.Beginning with a practical and future-oriented definition of telemedicine, the authors include dozens of leading-edge examples of telemedicine in practice to illustrate the diversity of this technology. Biographical sketches of telemedicine's pioneers are also presented to demonstrate the vitality and vision of health professionals who are leading the revolution.Major topics include: -- A look back from the virtual future to see what happened to healthcare over the next two decades-- Data and information technology -- the implementation of evidence-based medicine and the surprising future of managed care-- Clinical revolutions -- a review of signs that foretell the coming paradigm shift in healthcare-- History of telemedicine -- explorations of where we've been to show where we are likely to go-- Introduction to telemedicine systems -- a layperson's overview of the components and networks of telemedicine-- Human interfaces -- helpful hints for managers, developers, and clinicians who are responsible for implementing telemedicine-- Law and policy issues -- discussion of pay. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0071346309