Healthcare Waste Management in India: an overview: Lalji Verma
Overview and Evaluation of Existing Frugal Innovations in Healthcare: Julia Weinhold
This crucial volume provides a concise overview of the conceptual foundations and clinical methods underlying the rapidly emerging subspecialty of integrative mental healthcare. It discusses methods for guiding practitioners to individualized integrative strategies that address unique symptoms and circumstances for each patient and includes practical clinical techniques for developing interventions addressed at wellness, prevention, and treatment. Included among the overview: Meeting the challenges of mental illness through integrative mental health care. Evolving paradigms and their impact on mental health care Models of consciousness: How they shape understandings of normal mental functioning and mental illness Foundations of methodology in integrative mental health care Treatment planning in integrative mental health care The future of mental health care A New Paradigm for Integrative Mental Healthcare is relevant and timely for the increasing numbers of patients seeking integrative and alternative care for depressed mood, anxiety, ADHD, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and other mental health problems such as fatigue and chronic pain. ´´Patients are crying out for a more integrative approach, and this exemplary book provides the template for achieving such a vision.´´ -Jerome Sarris, MHSc, PhD, ND ´´For most conventionally trained clinicians the challenge is not ´´does CAM work?´´ but ´´how do I integrate CAM into my clinical practice?´´ Lake´s comprehensive approach answers this central question, enabling the clinician to plan truly integrative and effective care for the mind and body.´´ -Leslie Korn, PhD, MPH
Ready to take your IT skills to the healthcare industry? This concise book provides a candid assessment of the US healthcare system as it ramps up its use of electronic health records (EHRs) and other forms of IT to comply with the governments Meaningful Use requirements. Its a tremendous opportunity for tens of thousands of IT professionals, but its also a huge challenge: the program requires a complete makeover of archaic records systems, workflows, and other practices now in place.This book points out how hospitals and doctors offices differ from other organizations that use IT, and explains whats necessary to bridge the gap between clinicians and IT staff.Get an overview of EHRs and the differences among medical settingsLearn the variety of ways institutions deal with patients and medical staff, and how workflows varyDiscover healthcares dependence on paper records, and the problems involved in migrating them to digital documentsUnderstand how providers charge for care, and how they get paidExplore how patients can use EHRs to participate in their own careExamine healthcares most pressing problemavoidable errorsand how EHRs can both help and exacerbate it
Smart healthcare. A general encyclopaedia for healthcare problems:An overview Prem Jose Vazhacharickal, Sunil K. Joseph, Geethu Thomas
Garki Hospital Abuja is the pioneer healthcare facility to adopt the PPP concession model in Nigeria. This book is intended as a source of the well-needed information for all stakeholders in government and nongovernmental organizations, private sector, civil society, national and international policy agencies and academia. It presents an overview from global to local perspectives of the PPP framework in healthcare service delivery and takes the reader through the life of a PPP in the healthcare sector that worked in Nigeria. This book aims to build knowledge from experience and thus provides the step-by-step framework and stages of development to a successful establishment and management of a purely public venture to a collaborative PPP venture at a time when the Nigeria healthcare sector is undergoing an excruciating turbulence. It highlights the challenges that private investors are likely to face and explains the strategies and options to address them. To ensure that a sound PPP venture is implemented and benefits for both partners-public and private-are fully realised, this book presents the key performance indicators that enables a thorough assessment of the progress.