Transforming Healthcare: The Financial Impact of Technology, Electronic Tools and Data Mining
By: John Mattison (author), Phil Fasano (author), Jack Cochran (foreword_author)Hardback
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The future of healthcare technologies, and what they mean for investors and entrepreneurs The healthcare technology revolution is just around the corner. And when it arrives, it will change and enrich our lives in ways we can only begin to imagine. Doctors will perform blood pressure readings via video chat and nutritionists will analyze diet based on photos taken with cellphone cameras. Transforming Health Care combines healthcare, technology, and finance in an innovative new way that explains the future of healthcare and its effects on patient care, exploring the emergence of electronic tools that will transform the medical industry.
Explaining how technology, not politics, will lead the future of the healthcare revolution, author and healthcare technology expert Phil Fasano presents real-life examples that show how the next generation of medical breakthroughs will come from the instant exchange of information across the world * Explores how new technologies will radically change the future of healthcare by making it easier to share information rapidly * Explains what the future of the high tech medical industry means for investors and entrepreneurs * Written by a respected healthcare and health technology expert Offering an unprecedented look at how technology is transforming the healthcare industry, and what it will mean for future investors and entrepreneurs, Transforming Health Care is a remarkable insight into the next generation of health technologies.
PHILIP FASANO is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Kaiser Permanente, where he directs the company's 6,000-employee health information technology team. He was named one of Computerworld's 2010 Top 100 Internet Technology Leaders in recognition of his exceptional technology leadership and IT management strategies and, more recently, was named one of CIO magazine's Premier 100 IT Leaders. Since joining Kaiser Permanente in 2007, Fasano has worked on using technology to move the $48 billion not-for-profit health care system toward a vision of total health for more than 9 million members. Fasano also served in IT leadership roles in some of the nation's top finance companies, including JP Morgan and Deutsche Financial Services, a division of Deutsche Bank.
Foreword ix Preface xiii Acknowledgments xvii Introduction xix Chapter 1 The Emergence of Electronic Tools 1 Real-Time Health Care Begins 2 The Paperless Revolution: Let s Get Going! 4 A Life-Saving Breakthrough 9 The Dawn of the Patient Record 12 The Digital Age Dawns 13 The Kaiser Permanente Experience 15 Electronic Health Records: All You, All Digital 18 From the Back Office to Better Health 21 From Paper to EMRs to EHRs to the Future 25 Notes 26 Chapter 2 The Future 31 Jumping the Hurdles 33 Just Connect 34 Lonely EMRs 35 Patient-Centered Care 38 Health Care Just Got Smarter 39 The Road Ahead 41 Health Financial Exchanges 44 HIEs and HFEs Serve the Patient and Create Profit 47 Notes 48 Chapter 3 Investing in Healthcare IT Innovations 51 The ATM Parallel 54 Consumers: Ahead of the Curve 55 Up Next: Mobile Banking and Mobile Health 57 Investing in Winning Healthcare IT Innovation 58 Looking for Investment in All the Right Places 66 Opportunities for Innovation and Return on Investment Abound 67 Notes 68 Chapter 4 Virtual Visits 71 Easier Than Programming Your TV Remote Control 76 Rx for Good Health: No Waiting with mHealth 81 Mobile Health Is Personal Health 84 Notes 85 Chapter 5 Connected Care Teams 87 Telehealth for One-Stop Care 89 In the Hospital 92 Telemedicine: A Changing Role 93 Changing Practices 95 Where Do We Go from Here? 100 Helping as Many People as We Can 101 Notes 102 Chapter 6 Three Key Players Driving Healthcare IT Innovation 105 Government: Rewarding Success Instead of Funding Failure 106 Government: Guardrails, Handrails, and Connectors 109 Government: Seed Money for Healthcare IT 112 Payers: Healthcare Plans and Insurers Enter the EHR Market 115 Payers Leap into Accountable Care 118 The Private Sector: Leveraging Technology, Filling Unmet Needs 120 Action by Government, Payers, and the Private Sector Needed to Succeed 125 Notes 126 Chapter 7 Global Healthcare IT 129 Denmark: Fostering Digital Health Care 130 The Netherlands: A Controversy over National Health Records 134 New Zealand: Interoperability Leader 138 Global Lessons Hold Domestic Value 141 Notes 142 Chapter 8 Real-Time Learning 145 Introducing Real-Time Analytic Systems 147 Medicine s New Superstar The Health Data Analyst 149 Care Registries: Putting Data into Practice 151 Putting It All Together 153 Notes 156 Chapter 9 Predictive Medicine 157 Saving Time, Money, Lives 161 Portable Care: Health Information Exchanges 162 World-Class Care for Everyone: Care Registries 164 Future Health: Research and Predictive Care 167 From Prevention to Prediction 169 Notes 170 Chapter 10 Connected System 173 Connected Care: It s Personal 175 At Stake: Your Health and Your Money 180 Proactive Care: It Really Works! 183 Solving the Healthcare Spending Crisis 185 Getting There from Here: A Road Map 186 Conclusion 190 Notes 192 About the Author 197 Index 199
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