Anticipating and Assessing Health Care Technology: by Scenario Commission on Future Health Care Technology, H.

By Scenario Commission on Future Health Care Technology, H. David Banta

As famous within the Foreword, this document is one of the volumes due to this examine of overall healthiness care expertise. the aim of the research, as formulated by means of the STG, was once to investigate wellbeing and fitness care expertise. a part of the duty used to be to improve an 'early caution procedure' for future health care expertise. the first objective of the venture was once to boost an inventory or description of a few attainable and possible well-being care applied sciences, in addition to details on their significance. in the limits of time and cash, this has been performed. even if, given the significant variety of attainable health and wellbeing care applied sciences, entire details at the value of every region couldn't be constructed in any intensity for all know-how. hence, 4 particular applied sciences have been selected and have been prospectively assessed. those destiny applied sciences have been tested in additional intensity, having a look quite at their health and coverage implications. consequently, the venture used to be prolonged to September 1987, and extra applied sciences have been selected for assessment.

Show description

Read Online or Download Anticipating and Assessing Health Care Technology: Potentials for Home Care Technology PDF

Best health books

Sugar Has 56 Names: A Shopper's Guide

Sugar hides in the back of many names in element lists for probably the most universal meals on our grocery store cabinets. a few, like "evaporated cane juice" can be effortless adequate to puzzle out — yet what concerning the much less noticeable ones, like "agave"? In Sugar Has fifty six Names, bestselling writer of fats likelihood Rob Lustig presents an inventory of of aspect names that nutrients brands use to hide the sugar content material in their items, in addition to a do/do no longer consume checklist of meals.

Social Security (Idiot's Guides)

Besides Medicare, Social protection is likely one of the "rites of passage" as older american citizens retire. After contributing money to this software their whole operating lifestyles, everyone is frightened to begin getting their per thirty days checks.

Following a quick examine why Social safeguard used to be demonstrated and what it's meant to supply, this easy-to-understand consultant conscientiously and easily explains the entire advantages and conditions during which you'll be able to reap the benefits of Social safety. assurance comprises enrolling in Social safety for incapacity and survival advantages, besides advantages from the normal age-requirement.

The e-book additionally has a call tree to make completely transparent what one's advantages are counting on such components as how early one merits are taken, marital prestige, and what one believes his or her destiny may perhaps hold.

The way forward for Social protection can also be explored and with that attainable affects on one's destiny advantages.

M-Health: Emerging Mobile Health Systems

M-health: rising cellular health and wellbeing structures offers fresh advances during this region and explores destiny traits within the functions of present and rising instant verbal exchange and community applied sciences for healthcare supply and new instant telemedical providers. This paintings additionally evaluates the impression of the synergies among the two.

Extra resources for Anticipating and Assessing Health Care Technology: Potentials for Home Care Technology

Example text

Research indicates that general practitioners working together in integrated health care centers have lower referral rates, for example (252;253). ) Cooperation in professional home care/primary care assumes that different services deal with the same patients. Policy calls for an overlap of catchment populations of the core providers of professional home care/primary care of at least 80 percent. However, catchment areas actually overlap much less. Even in integrated health centers, the rationalization of catchment populations is a problem (30).

Theoretically, any hospital specialist in the Netherlands could be involved in home care. For example, the resuscitation department of the University of Utrecht provides respiratory care in the home. This part, then, is not intended to be complete. The Free University of Amsterdam began a project to improve cooperation between primary care providers and specialists in 1985. The general objective is to care for the patient at the level and site best suited to the problem. Thus, the project includes specialists involved in home care and general practitioners involved in hospital care.

Many complaints of patients to general practitioners or district nurses have social or psychological aspects. Cooperation of social workers with these professionals should prevent extended medical treatment of people with essentially psychosocial complaints. Many social workers, however, reject close cooperation with health professionals, because they fear a 'medicalization' of social problems (138). For a few specific aspects of social work related to health care, research has been done on the opinions of social workers (29;31).

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.77 of 5 – based on 3 votes