Global Health Informatics: How Information Technology Can Change Our Lives in a Globalized World, (PDF) discusses the vital role of communication and information technologies in health practice, health systems management and research in increasingly interrelated societies. In a global connected world the old standalone institutional information systems have proved to be insufficient for patient-centered care offered by multiple providers, for the early detection and response to developing and re-emerging diseases, and to guide population-oriented public health interventions. The ebook reviews relevant aspects and successful present experiences related to principles for health information systems; health systems operation; digital systems as a support for decision making, diagnosis and therapy; professional and client education and training; and intergovernmental collaboration.
- Debates how standalone systems can compromise health care in globalized world
- Presents case studies about incorporated information and how and why to share data can facilitate governance and strategies to improve life conditions
- Offers information on how information and communication technologies (ICT) can support diagnose, treatment, and prevention of emerging and re-emerging diseases
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