Communications in Medical and Care Compunetics

Handbook of Digital Homecare

Successes and Failures

Editors: Bos, L., Dumay, A., Goldschmidt, L., Verhenneman, G., Yogesan, K. (Eds.)

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This second volume of the “Handbook of Digital Homecare” reviews the attempts to develop new ICT services for digital homecare, i.e. services to deliver, maintain and improve care in the home environment using the latest ICT technology and devices. The book highlights the successful projects as well as failures of Digital homecare and provides several “lessons learned” to the wide audience of Health and ICT professionals.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • A High Road to Dutch Healthcare Reform

    Dumaij, A. C. M. (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • The Epilepsy Project in the Republic of Ireland: Lessons for Digital Homecare

    Fisk, Malcolm J.

    Pages 15-30

  • The Videocommunication to Support Care Delivery to Independently Living Seniors

    Willems, Charles G. (et al.)

    Pages 31-42

  • Establishing an Infrastructure for Telecare: Combining the Socio-Technical and the Clinical

    Rinaldi, Giovanni (et al.)

    Pages 43-66

  • Application of Teleophthalmology in Screening and Monitoring of Elderly Population in Rural Areas in Lithuania

    Paunksnis, A. (et al.)

    Pages 67-87

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eBook $149.00
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Hardcover $199.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-19646-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-27064-2
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Handbook of Digital Homecare
Book Subtitle
Successes and Failures
Editors
  • Lodewijk Bos
  • Adrie Dumay
  • Leonard Goldschmidt
  • Griet Verhenneman
  • Kanagasingam Yogesan
Series Title
Communications in Medical and Care Compunetics
Series Volume
3
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-19647-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-19647-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-19646-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-27064-2
Series ISSN
2191-3811
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 246
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