Information Technology for Patient Empowerment in Healthcare

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Information Technology for. Patient Empowerment in Healthcare. Xvii, 259 pages. eBook (PDF). RRP € [D] 69.95. RRP for USA, Canada, Mexico US$ 89.95*.

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Maria  Adela  Grando,  Ronen  Rozenblum,  David  W.  Bates  (Eds.)    

Information  Technology  for     Patient  Empowerment  in  Healthcare    

“In the exciting period that lies just ahead, more will be needed than simply connecting patients to clinicians, and clinicians to each other. The health care systems that will be most effective in meeting patients’ needs will be those that can actually design their ‘human wares’ around that purpose. This book provides deep insight into how information technology can and will support that redesign.”

        are more empowered to shape their own health care today Patients Thomas H. Lee, MD, MSc, CMO, Press Ganey Associates; Prof. of Medicine,

Harvard Medical School and Prof. of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health.

than ever before. Health information technology (HIT) is creating new opportunities for patients and families to participate actively in their care management. Moreover, HIT is transforming the healthcare system by enabling healthcare providers to partner with their patients in a bold effort to improve quality of care and health outcomes. In this book leading figures discuss the existing needs, challenges and opportunities for improving patient engagement and empowerment through HIT, mapping out what has been accomplished and what work remains to engage patients and transform the care we deliver. .

Xvii, 259 pages eBook (PDF) RRP € [D] 69.95 RRP for USA, Canada, Mexico US$ 89.95* ISBN: 978-1-61451-434-3 eBook (EPUB) RRP € [D] 69.95 RRP for USA, Canada, Mexico US$ 89.95* ISBN: 978-1-61451-955-3 Hardcover RRP € [D] 69.95 RRP for USA, Canada, Mexico US$ 89.95* ISBN: 978-1-61451-592-0

The Editors: Drs. Grando, Rozenblum and Bates are widely recognized professors, researchers and experts in the domains of HIT, patient-centered care, patient engagement and empowerment. Dr. Grando is affiliated with Arizona State University and the Mayo Clinic. Drs. Rozenblum and Bates are affiliated with Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard University. Contributors are all leading international experts in their fields of specialization.

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Print+eBook RRP € [D] 109.95 RRP for USA, Canada, Mexico US$ 154.00* ISBN: 978-1-61451-435-0 Date of publication: March 2015 Language of Publication: English Subjects: Clinical Informatics, Health Information Technology, Medicine, Informatics, Patient engagement, Patient empowerment Patient-centered care Audience: Policymakers, healthcare providers and administrations, consultants and industry managers, researchers, students, patients and their family

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