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Title Interdisciplinary assessment of personal health monitoring / edited by Silke Schmidt, department of Health and Prevention, University of Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany and Otto Rienhoff, Institute of Medical Informatics, Göttingen University Medical Center, Göttingen, Germany
Published Amsterdam : IOS Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource
Series Studies in Health Technology and Informatics ; volume 187
Studies in health technology and informatics ; v. 187
Summary Europe is facing a paradox: while governments try to curb public spending, the demands on our healthcare systems continue to rise. The use of smart technologies and innovation can help to address the challenges faced by healthcare systems today, such as an ageing population, a shortage of healthcare professionals and restrictions on financial resources. But despite increasing evidence of the benefits technology can bring, the healthcare sector has been slow to embrace the digital revolution, and has stuck to more traditional methods and models. This book presents selected contributions to the s
Notes Includes indexes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (IOS Press, viewed Oct. 30, 2013)
Subject Medical care.
Medical ethics.
Medical telematics.
Patient self-monitoring.
Medical Informatics Applications.
Monitoring, Physiologic.
Genre/Form Congress.
Form Electronic book
Author Rienhoff, O. (Otto), 1949- editor
Schmidt, Silke, editor
IOS Press.
ISBN 1614992568 (electronic bk.)
9781614992561 (electronic bk.)