Digital Health Innovation for Consumers, Clinicians, Connectivity and Community

Selected Papers from the 24th Australian National Health Informatics Conference (HIC 2016)

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Editors
Georgiou, A., Schaper, L.K., Whetton, S.
Pub. date
July 2016
Pages
148
Binding
hardcover
Volume
227 of Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
ISBN print
978-1-61499-665-1
ISBN online
978-1-61499-666-8
Subject
Biochemistry, Medicine & Health, Medical Informatics
 
This book contains a subject index
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In the last few decades, health informaticians have established the knowledge base and practical expertise to facilitate the development of ever-more capable technical systems, increased connectivity, expanded access and the greater mobility of e-health and information management systems, and we have witnessed the evolution from simple computer-based records to systems allowing intra-organisational, national, and even international communication and information exchange.

This book presents 20 of the papers delivered at the 24th Australian National Health Informatics Conference (HIC 2016), held in Melbourne, Australia in July 2016. The primary theme of the 2016 conference is Digital Health Innovation for Consumers, Clinicians, Connectivity and Community. The papers included here reflect this theme, and highlight the cutting edge research evidence, technology updates and innovations that are fuelling the digital transformation of the healthcare sector. They cover a wide spectrum of fields and encompass major theoretical concepts, examples of key applications of new technologies and important new developments in the field of health informatics.

The book provides a current overview of trends in health informatics, and will be of interest to all those involved in the planning, design, implementation and delivery of healthcare today.