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Healthcare Infrastructure

Health Systems for Individuals and Populations

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  • Systematic Coverage of New Healthcare Infrastructure with Modern Information Technology

  • Describes inevitable evolution of Healthcare Infrastructure

  • Outlines Key Features of Health Systems for Chronic Care

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

Part of the book series: Health Informatics (HI)

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Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii
  2. The Problems of Healthcare Infrastructure

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. The Evolution of Healthcare Infrastructure

      • Bruce R. Schatz, Richard B. Berlin Jr.
      Pages 3-23
    3. History of Health Determinants

      • Bruce R. Schatz, Richard B. Berlin Jr.
      Pages 25-41
    4. Public Health Success When Simple

      • Bruce R. Schatz, Richard B. Berlin Jr.
      Pages 43-58
    5. Public Health Failure When Complex

      • Bruce R. Schatz, Richard B. Berlin Jr.
      Pages 59-76
    6. Medicine Success When Simple

      • Bruce R. Schatz, Richard B. Berlin Jr.
      Pages 77-94
    7. Medicine Failure When Complex

      • Bruce R. Schatz, Richard B. Berlin Jr.
      Pages 95-114
    8. Medical Records for Health Systems

      • Bruce R. Schatz, Richard B. Berlin Jr.
      Pages 115-133
  3. The Solutions of Healthcare Infrastructure

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 135-135
    2. Health Determinants for Individuals and Populations

      • Bruce R. Schatz, Richard B. Berlin Jr.
      Pages 137-152
    3. Measurement of Individual Activity (Explicit Text)

      • Bruce R. Schatz, Richard B. Berlin Jr.
      Pages 153-171
    4. Sensors for Individual Ability (Implicit Data)

      • Bruce R. Schatz, Richard B. Berlin Jr.
      Pages 173-188
    5. Genomes for Individual Ability (Features)

      • Bruce R. Schatz, Richard B. Berlin Jr.
      Pages 189-209
    6. Networks for Population Function (Persons)

      • Bruce R. Schatz, Richard B. Berlin Jr.
      Pages 211-227
    7. Mobile Monitors for Health Systems

      • Bruce R. Schatz, Richard B. Berlin Jr.
      Pages 229-246
    8. The Future of Healthcare Infrastructure

      • Bruce R. Schatz, Richard B. Berlin Jr.
      Pages 247-266
  4. Back Matter

    Pages 267-287

About this book

Healthcare is an information problem needing an information solution using modern information technology.  The traditional medical record does not suffice, but the new technologies of internet services do.  Existing technologies can be combined for new methods of gathering and analyzing health information, via monitors using sensors and clusters using supercomputers.  There is a way of utilizing both the electronic medical record of the past and the personalized genomic medicine of the future.  It gathers information from all the sources affecting personal health:  from the bodies of individuals to the societies of populations.
Healthcare Infrastructure: Health Systems for Individuals and Populations describes the new healthcare infrastructure that will gather these personal health records from every individual and correlate each longitudinal record across whole populations.  This book explains the problems of personal medicine and public health, then the solutions possible with information technology.  Health determinants for individuals and populations are examined at length, along with present and future technologies to measure these.  Computer analysis will produce clusters of persons with similar measurements of health status.  The analysis discovers which persons have which outcomes and the management uses this knowledge to provide efficient healthcare.
The new healthcare infrastructure will provide information for decision makers to effectively manage provider care and manage patient expectations.  Thus, this book will be a key reference for all professionals working within the management of health, from informatician to healthcare executive, health information technologist to computer scientist, and physician to patient.

Authors and Affiliations

  • , Department of Medical Information Scienc, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champai, Urbana, USA

    Bruce R. Schatz

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champai, Champaign, USA

    Richard B. Berlin Jr.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Healthcare Infrastructure

  • Book Subtitle: Health Systems for Individuals and Populations

  • Authors: Bruce R. Schatz, Richard B. Berlin Jr.

  • Series Title: Health Informatics

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-85729-452-4

  • Publisher: Springer London

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-85729-451-7

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-1-4471-2667-6

  • eBook ISBN: 978-0-85729-452-4

  • Series ISSN: 1431-1917

  • Series E-ISSN: 2197-3741

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XVIII, 290

  • Topics: Health Sciences

Buying options

eBook
USD 109.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-0-85729-452-4
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 139.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book
USD 169.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)