Information Technology Solutions for Healthcare

  • Krzysztof Zieliński
  • Mariusz Duplaga
  • David Ingram

Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Mariusz Duplaga, Krzysztof Zieliński
    Pages 1-21
  3. Marek Natkaniec, Zdzisław Papir, Rafał Watza
    Pages 22-41
  4. Jacek Cała, Łukasz Czekierda, Krzysztof Zieliński
    Pages 42-62
  5. Paweł Słowikowski, Krzysztof Zieliński
    Pages 63-84
  6. Łukasz Czekierda, Jacek Dańda, Krzysztof Łoziak, Marek Sikora, Krzysztof Zieliński, Sławomir Zieliński
    Pages 85-109
  7. Rolf Engelbrecht, Josef Ingenerf, Jörg Reiner
    Pages 110-134
  8. Dipak Kalra, David Ingram
    Pages 135-181
  9. Jana Zvárová
    Pages 182-204
  10. Piotr Nawrocki, Dominik Radziszowski
    Pages 205-224
  11. Andrzej Czyżewski, B. Kostek, H. Skarżyński
    Pages 225-247
  12. Mariusz Duplaga, Ole Martin Winnem
    Pages 248-270
  13. Jon Harald Kaspersen, Thomas Langø, Frank Lindseth
    Pages 271-287
  14. Thomas Penzel, Karl Kesper, Heinrich F. Becker
    Pages 288-301
  15. Mariusz Duplaga, Krzysztof Juszkiewicz, Bartosz Kwolek, Mikołaj Leszczuk, Zdzisław Papir, Paweł Rzepa et al.
    Pages 302-327
  16. Pages 328-334
  17. Back Matter
    Pages 335-352

About this book


Understanding how healthcare is being transformed by IT is key to the improvement of medical standards and reduction of cost. The synergy between computer technology and medical services allows fascinating new possibilities for benefit in areas such as continuing care, chronic disease treatment and home monitoring, bringing with it the promise of essential changes in existing models of care delivery and system performance. This book presents the current and future trends in the transformation of healthcare services in the Information Society Era and is of great relevance to informatics professions, clinical managers and all clinicians using these new technologies as part of their practice.

Information Technology Solutions for Healthcare addresses the priorities within international informatics and presents a thorough survey of the most promising e-health technologies, including internet-enhanced healthcare services and mobile technology via modern wireless technologies. It is illustrated with case reports identifying real applications of the techniques and focused on providing an integrated overview of e-health and medical, sociological and technical aspects of the application of e-health technologies.


Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine Hospital classification diagnostics e-health expert system health healthcare informatics information technology safety standardization

Editors and affiliations

  • Krzysztof Zieliński
    • 1
  • Mariusz Duplaga
    • 2
  • David Ingram
    • 3
  1. 1.AGH University of Science & TechnologyKrakówPoland
  2. 2.Jagiellonian University Medical CollegeKrakówPoland
  3. 3.Centre for Health Informatics and Multi-professional EducationUniversity College LondonLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London Limited 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-85233-978-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-84628-141-9
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-1917
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