Hospital Management and Emergency Medicine: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Hospital Management and Emergency Medicine: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Release Date: February, 2020|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 627
ISBN13: 9781799824510|ISBN10: 1799824519|EISBN13: 9781799824527|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-2451-0

Description

Improvements in hospital management and emergency medical and critical care services require continual attention and dedication to ensure efficient and proper care for citizens. To support this endeavor, professionals rely more and more on the application of information systems and technologies to promote the overall quality of modern healthcare. Implementing effective technologies and strategies ensures proper quality and instruction for both the patient and medical practitioners.

Hospital Management and Emergency Medicine: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice examines the latest scholarly material on emerging strategies and methods for delivering optimal emergency medical care and examines the latest technologies and tools that support the development of efficient emergency departments and hospital staff. While highlighting the challenges medical practitioners and healthcare professionals face when treating patients and striving to optimize their processes, the book shows how revolutionary technologies and methods are vastly improving how healthcare is implemented globally. Highlighting a range of topics such as overcrowding, decision support systems, and patient safety, this publication is an ideal reference source for hospital directors, hospital staff, emergency medical services, paramedics, medical administrators, managers and employees of health units, physicians, medical students, academicians, and researchers seeking current research on providing optimal care in emergency medicine.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Decision Support Systems
  • Emergency Medical Service Communication Systems
  • Hospitalization
  • Overcrowding
  • Patient Flow
  • Patient Safety
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Telemedicine
  • Waiting Time

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.