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The future of the health system is dependent on health professionals re-tooling the way we practice together. No longer can a multi-disciplinary model support the complex health needs of many clients nor can any one-health profession have all the knowledge needed to provide total patient-centred care. However, our current education and health systems are(More)
OBJECTIVE Parents must rapidly assimilate complex information when a child is diagnosed with cancer. Education correlates with the ability to process and use medical information. Graphic tools aid reasoning and communicate complex ideas with precision and efficiency. METHODS We developed a graphic tool, DePICT (Disease-specific electronic Patient(More)
BACKGROUND This paper addresses the health care system from a global perspective and the importance of human resources management (HRM) in improving overall patient health outcomes and delivery of health care services. METHODS We explored the published literature and collected data through secondary sources. RESULTS Various key success factors emerge(More)
A Collection of 19 Scholarly Titles Healthcare is significantly affected by technological advancements, as technology both shapes and changes health information systems. However, it is important to consider the ethical, societal, and cultural implications that technology in healthcare may impose. The Technology in Healthcare collection is an authoritative(More)
Product or company names used in this set are for identification purposes only. Inclusion of the names of the products or companies does not indicate a claim of ownership by IGI Global of the trademark or registered trademark. Human resources in healthcare, health informatics, and healthcare systems / Stefane M. Kabene, editor. p. cm. Includes(More)
In today's technologically advanced world, it is crucial that instructors continuously stay up to date with the ever changing uses of technology in the classroom. Technologies transform the way instructors conduct their lectures and present course material, thereby fundamentally altering the way students learn. It is essential that some challenges such as(More)
The Canadian healthcare system strives to serve a population altered by ever-changing demographics, cultural shifts, and diverse societal populations, and to serve those in rural communities with remote access to health care. The following chapter examines Canada's current healthcare system and the effects on demand for services and the supply of healthcare(More)
Traditional methods of managing human capital, innovation, and learning within organizations, particularly law firms, have proven ineffective as they often fail to contribute to a firm's success. Over the last few decades, the rise of a knowledge-based economy has precipitated the need for management of such intangible assets, as they often signify a(More)