2009 | 600 Pages | ISBN: 1605660027 | PDF | 9 MB
Recent developments in e-health have enhanced the healthcare industry as well as expanded the role of medical informatics. These emerging innovations have not only given patients the opportunity for quality of life improvement, but also opened the door to health communication exploration. The Handbook of Research on Distributed Medical Informatics and E-Health provides comprehensive coverage of the most important issues, concepts, new trends, and advanced technologies in healthcare. This enhanced resource of over 30 articles from 84 international experts contributes a compendium of terms, definitions, and explanations for academicians and health professionals worldwide.