Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/11434/970
Title: Handbook of research on healthcare administration and management.
Epworth Authors: Wickramasinghe, Nilmini
Keywords: Health Informatics
Health Services Administration
Health Research
Health Services Research-Trends
Health Technology
Process Assessment (Health Care)
Health Information Management
Health Information Systems
Medical Informatics Applications
Electronic Health Records
e-Health
e-Mental Health
Telemedicine
Epworth Chair of Health Information Management, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
Big Data
Global Health Care
Social Media
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Medical Information Science Reference, IGI Global
Citation: Wickramasinghe, N. (Ed.). (2016). Handbook of Research on Healthcare Administration and Management. IGI Global.
Series/Report no.: Advances in Healthcare Information Systems and Administration (AHISA);
Abstract: Healthcare is an important industry that touches most, if not all of us at some time in our lives. Healthcare is noted for using leading edge technologies and embracing new scientific discoveries to enable better cures for diseases and better means to enable early detection of most life threatening diseases. However, the healthcare industry globally, and in the US specifically, has been extremely slow to adopt technologies that focus on better practice management and administrative needs. Presently, healthcare is grappling with many challenges both nationally and globally, including escalating costs, a move to a preventative care environment and a technology savvy patient with high expectations. This in turn necessitates prudent healthcare administration and management in order to realise superior healthcare delivery. A critical aspect to facilitating optimal healthcare delivery is a focus on value (preface, page xxxi).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11434/970
ISBN: 9781522509202
Type: Book
Affiliated Organisations: Deakin University, Victoria, Australia
Appears in Collections:Health Administration
Health Informatics

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