The Patient Will See You Now: How Advances in Science, Medicine, and Technology Will Lead to a Personalized Health Care System

The Patient Will See You Now: How Advances in Science, Medicine, and Technology Will Lead to a Personalized Health Care System

By: Carey James Kriz (author)Hardback

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The Patient Will See You Now addresses the core transformational issues of health care delivery that are enabled by the recent and profound knowledge of the genome. This important and timely book explores the movement to a personalized, mission-driven health care system that is being defined and developed on a foundation of predictive approaches to health and disease management-it is a convergence of scientific knowledge about the human body and technology advances.

About Author

Carey James Kriz is the executive director of the American Academy of Urgent Care Medicine and the founder and CEO of the Prospective Health Corporation. Mr. Kriz's career path has taken him through stints at IBM (starting as a programmer in the early 1980s), to the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (as a faculty member in radiology and a member of the Johns Hopkins Medicine executive committee) and a variety of startups. His activities have and continue to span the U.S., Asia and the Middle East in health care and information technology.

Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Part 2 Part I: The Rebirth of Health Care Chapter 3 Chapter 1. The Body as a Mechanical System Chapter 4 Chapter 2. Mission and Equation of Life Part 5 Part II: Challenges of Data Chapter 6 Chapter 3. Uncertainty and Truth Chapter 7 Chapter 4. The Data Harvest Chapter 8 Chapter 5. Building Human Maps Chapter 9 Chapter 6. The New Miners Part 10 Part III: Co-Revolutions Chapter 11 Chapter 7. Information to Knowledge Chapter 12 Chapter 8. Virtual Communities Chapter 13 Chapter 9. Machine-Based Intelligence Part 14 Part IV: A Life Reborn Chapter 15 Chapter 10. The Information Highway Chapter 16 Chapter 11. Facilities Redefined Chapter 17 Chapter 12. The New Professionals and Patients Chapter 18 Conclusion: An Industry in Motion

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780742562042
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780742562042
  • weight: 386
  • ISBN10: 0742562042

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