Innovation in Health Informatics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128190432, 9780128190449

Innovation in Health Informatics

1st Edition

A Smart Healthcare Primer

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Editors: Miltiadis Lytras Akila Sarirete
Paperback ISBN: 9780128190432
eBook ISBN: 9780128190449
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 13th November 2019
Page Count: 440
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Table of Contents

Section A. SMART HEALTHCARE IN THE ERA OF BIG DATA AND DATA SCIENCE
1. Smart Healthcare: Emerging Technologies, Best Practices and Sustainable Policies
Miltiadis D. Lytras, Anna Visvizi and Akila Sarirete
2. Syndromic surveillance models using Web data: a systematic review
Loukas Samaras
3. Clinical Analytics: Fusion of Big Data and Clinical Information
Adil Rajput

Section B. ADVANCED DECISION MAKING AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR SMART HEALTHCARE 
4. Clinical decision support for infection control in surgical care
i5. Human Activity Recognition using Machine Learning Methods in a Smart Healthcare System
Abdulhamit Subasi Sr.
6. Application of Machine Learning and Image Processing for Detection of Breast Cancer
Muhammad Kashif
7. Towards information preservation in healthcare systems
Omar El Zarif

Section C. EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AND SYSTEMS FOR SMART HEALTHCARE 
8. Security for Smart Healthcare and Medical Information Systems
Yang Lu
9. Cloud-based health monitoring framework using smart sensors and smartphone
Abdulhamit Subasi Sr.
10. Mobile partogram - m-health technology in the promotion of parturient’s health in the delivery room
Karla Maria Carneiro Rolim
11. Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Diabetic Retinal Screening: Concepts and Applications in the NHS
Michael Kouroupis
12. Virtual Reality and Sensors for the Next Generation Medical Systems
Miguel Felix Mata and Miguel Torres-Ruiz
13. Portable Solution to Eye Examination for Diabetic Retinopathy Detection at an Earlier Stage
Nighat Mir
14. Improved Nodule Detection in Chest X-Rays using PCA Filters
Mohammad A.U. Khan
15. Characterizing IOMT/Personal Area Networks Landscape
Adil Rajput

Section D. SOCIAL ISSUES AND POLICY MAKING FOR SMART HEALTHCARE 
16. Threats to Patients’ Privacy in Smart Healthcare Environment
Samara M. Ahmed
17. Policy implications for smart healthcare – the international collaboration dimension
Miltiadis D. Lytras, Anna Visvizi and Akila Sarirete

Section E. APPENDIXES
18. Smart heatlhcare project descriptions
19. Teaching assignments


Description

Innovation in Health Informatics: A Smart Healthcare Primer explains how the most recent advances in information and communication technologies have paved the way for new breakthroughs in healthcare. The book showcases current and prospective applications in a context defined by an imperative to deliver efficient, patient-centered and sustainable healthcare systems. Topics discussed include big data, medical data analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, virtual and augmented reality, 5g and sensors, Internet of Things, nanotechnologies and biotechnologies. Additionally, there is a discussion on social issues and policy- making for the implementation of smart healthcare.

This book is a valuable resource for undergraduate and graduate students, practitioners, researchers, clinicians and data scientists who are interested in how to explore the intersections between bioinformatics and health informatics.

Key Features

  • Provides a holistic discussion on the new landscape of medical technologies, including big data, analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, virtual and augmented reality, 5g and sensors, Internet of Things, nanotechnologies and biotechnologies
  • Presents a case study driven approach, with references to real-world applications and systems
  • Discusses topics with a research-oriented approach that aims to promote research skills and competencies of readers

Readership

Graduate students and researchers in bioinformatics and medical informatics; clinicians; practitioners; data scientists


Details

No. of pages:
440
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2020
Published:
13th November 2019
Imprint:
Academic Press
Paperback ISBN:
9780128190432
eBook ISBN:
9780128190449

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About the Editors

Miltiadis Lytras

Dr. Miltiadis D. Lytras is an expert in advanced computer science and management, editor, lecturer, and research consultant, with extensive experience in academia and the business sector in Europe and Asia. Dr. Lytras is a Research Professor at Deree College - The American College of Greece and a Distinguished Scientist at the King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Dr. Lytras is a world-class expert in the fields of cognitive computing, information systems, technology enabled innovation, social networks, computers in human behavior, and knowledge management. In his work, Dr. Lytras seeks to bring together and exploit synergies among scholars and experts committed to enhancing the quality of education for all.

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Professor, Deree College, The American College of Greece, Greece and Distinguished Scientist, King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Akila Sarirete

Dr. Akila Sarirete is Dean of Graduate Studies and Research at Effat University. She received her PhD degree in Computer Science and Knowledge Management. Her main research interests are in artificial intelligence, knowledge management, communities of practice, machine learning, big data, and service-oriented architectures. She presented her research work in several conferences in different countries. Dr. Sarirete has a vast experience in software development industry and software engineering. She is interested in engineering education, innovation, smart cities and villages especially, the human aspect and the collaborative work.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, College of Engineering, Deree College, The American College of Greece, Greece and Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, Effat University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia