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Healthcare 4.0

Next Generation Processes with the Latest Technologies

Authors: Chanchaichujit, J., Tan, A., Meng, F., Eaimkhong, S.

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  • Provides an overview of the Internet of Things, Big Data Analytics, Blockchain, Optimization and Predictive Analytics at work in healthcare
  • Outlines a strategic framework to exploit new technologies to enable Healthcare 4.0
  • Illustrates examples of advanced implementation of new technologies in Healthcare 4.0
  • Provides an analysis of potential and risks in implementing such technologies
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About this book

This book aims to demonstrate the benefits of implementing Industry 4.0 in healthcare services and to recommend a framework to support this implementation. Key topics in this book include: (1) Discovering emerging technologies and techniques to support Healthcare 4.0, this includes the Internet of Things (IOT) , Big data analytics, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI) , Optimisation and Predictive Analytics; (2) Illustrating some examples of such advanced implementation in Healthcare 4.0; (3) Recommending a development process to develop health technology start-ups and entrepreneurial activities; and (4) Discuss the transformation methodology used to redesign healthcare processes in order to overcome the challenges of implementing a Healthcare 4.0 project.

About the authors

Janya Chanchaichujit is an Assistant Professor in Logistics and Supply chain management in the School of Management at Walailak University in Thailand. Dr. Chanchaichujit holds a PhD in Logistics and Supply chain management from Curtin University in Australia, an MSc in Operational Research from the University of Hertfordshire in the UK, and a BSc in Mathematics from Mahidol University in Thailand.

Albert Tan is an adjunct professor in Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation.  He has worked as a consultant for the Center for Corporate Learning at the Singapore Manufacturers’ Federation (SMa) and as Director in a government agency at Singapore. He has held teaching positions in Dubai, Vietnam and Indonesia as well as in Singapore.

Fanwen Meng is working as an operations research specialist at National Healthcare Group, Singapore. Dr Meng holds a PhD in operations research from National University of Singapore (NUS). He previously worked at NUS and University of Southampton in the UK. His research work has been published in leading journals including Operations Research.   

Sarayoot Eaimkhong received his PhD in chemistry focusing on bio-nanotechnology from UCLA. He has worked with two start-ups to develop novel biosensing platforms before joining a life-science consulting firm in California. He has worked closely with many large pharmaceutical and medical companies to develop business, market access and regulatory strategies. His current specialise in promoting healthcare innovation, commercialisation of health technology, increase the Thai industrial capability and R&D within Thailand and South East Asia.



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“This book describes how the fourth industrial revolution (i.e. Health 4.0), which is based on virtualisation and service aggregation can transform the healthcare sector with the aid of technologies such as Blockchain, AI, Big data analytics and so on.   It is very relevant for healthcare professionals.” (Chris Holt, Leader, Global Healthcare, Amazon Business, USA)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $44.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-13-8114-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $59.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-13-8113-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Healthcare 4.0
Book Subtitle
Next Generation Processes with the Latest Technologies
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Pivot
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-8114-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-8114-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-8113-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 202
Number of Illustrations
47 b/w illustrations
Topics