Advances in Health care Technology Care Shaping the Future of Medical

  • Gerhard Spekowius
  • Thomas Wendler

Part of the Philips Research book series (PRBS, volume 6)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Part I - TRENDS IN HEALTHCARE

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Robert Gossink, Jacques Souquet
      Pages 1-14
  3. Part II - DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Falko Busse
      Pages 15-34
    3. Volker Rasche, Michael Grass, Robert Manzke
      Pages 65-80
    4. Peter Bornert, Kay Nehrke, Dye Jensen
      Pages 81-97
    5. Christopher S. Hall
      Pages 99-116
    6. Y. H. Misch, M. Egger, H. Hines, K. Fiedler, I. Carlsen
      Pages 117-138
  4. Part III - INTEGRATION OF DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING AND THERAPY

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 139-139
    2. Jeffrey Yanof, Michael Kuhn
      Pages 139-146
    3. Jeffrey Yanof, Christopher Bauer, Steffen Renisch, Jochen Krucker, Jörg Sabczynski
      Pages 147-166
    4. Jörn Borgert, Raoul Florent, Sascha Krueger, Sherif Makram-Ebeid, Babak Movassaghi, Holges Timinger et al.
      Pages 167-182
    5. Chrit T.W. Moonen, Charles Mougenot
      Pages 183-200
    6. Todd McNutt, Michael R. Kaus, Lothar Spies
      Pages 201-216
    7. Kenneth A. Krohn, Lothar Spies
      Pages 217-233
  5. Part IV - MOLECULAR MEDICINE

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 234-234
    2. Hans Hofstraat
      Pages 235-246

About this book

Introduction

Improving healthcare and staying healthy is one of the most discussed and important issues in our society. Technology has played and will play an important role in many aspects of the healthcare system, and it offers new and better ways to solve the key health problems of the new century.

This book describes valued contributions of technology for improving hospital and home healthcare, and gives a perspective on how they will influence critical aspects of future medical care. It provides an overview and discussion of trends, presents the state-of-the-art of important research areas, and highlights recent breakthrough results in selected fields, giving an outlook on game-changing developments in the coming decades.

The material is arranged in 6 parts and a total of 31 chapters. The healthcare areas addressed are: General advances and trends in healthcare technology, diagnostic imaging, integration of imaging and therapy, molecular medicine, medical information technology and personal healthcare.

Keywords

Defibrillator Hospital Monitor Personal computed tomography (CT) healthcare ultrasound

Editors and affiliations

  • Gerhard Spekowius
    • 1
  • Thomas Wendler
    • 2
  1. 1.Business Development ManagerPhilips Research EuropeGermany
  2. 2.Research FellowPhilips Research EuropeGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-4384-8
  • Copyright Information Springer 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-4383-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4020-4384-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1571-5671
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