Public Health and Welfare: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Editor: Information Resources Management Association
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: IGI Global

Single-User Purchase Price: $2200.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $3300.00
ISBN: 978-1-5225-1674-3
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 159
Book Status: Available
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Public Health and Welfare: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications provides a comprehensive overview of the latest research perspectives on public health initiatives and promotion efforts. Highlighting critical analyses and emerging innovations on an international scale, this book is a pivotal reference source for professionals, researchers, academics, practitioners, and students interested in the improvement of public health infrastructures.

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Table of Contents

  • About
  • Preface
  • Volume I
  • Section 1: Fundamental Concepts and Theories
  • Chapter 1: The Fundamentals of Health Literacy
  • Chapter 2: The Information Paradox
  • Chapter 3: Health in MENA
  • Chapter 4: Innovation in the Health System
  • Chapter 5: Infectious Diseases and Climate Vulnerability in Morocco
  • Chapter 6: Nurses, Healthcare, and Environmental Pollution and Solutions
  • Chapter 7: Health Policy Implementation and Its Barriers
  • Chapter 8: Antimicrobial Consumption and Multidrug Resistant Organisms in Intensive Care Units
  • Chapter 9: Genomics Applications in Public Health
  • Chapter 10: Modeling Energy Portfolio Scoring
  • Chapter 11: A Framework to Analyze Variation of the Satisfaction of Patients for Outpatient Needs
  • Chapter 12: Promoting Health Literacy in Global Health Care
  • Chapter 13: Accountability and Public Reporting
  • Section 2: Tools and Technologies
  • Chapter 14: The Role of Management Accounting Systems in Public Hospitals and the Construction of Budgets
  • Chapter 15: Laboratory Information Management Systems
  • Chapter 16: Developing SMS Health Messages for Pregnant Indigenous Australians Using Persuasive Technology
  • Chapter 17: Health Information Technology and Quality Management
  • Chapter 18: Twitter and Its Role in Health Information Dissemination
  • Chapter 19: Health Information Technology and Change
  • Chapter 20: On Piloting Web-Based Rabies Surveillance System for Humans and Animals
  • Chapter 21: Social Media and Alcohol Use
  • Chapter 22: The Philippine Health Care Delivery System and Health Expenditure
  • Chapter 23: Socio-Technical Systems on the Move
  • Volume II
  • Section 2: Tools and Technologies (continued)
  • Chapter 24: Online Spatial HIV/AIDS Surveillance and Monitoring System for Nigeria
  • Chapter 25: Early Warning System and Adaptation Advice to Reduce Human Health Consequences of Extreme Weather Conditions and Air Pollution
  • Chapter 26: Identification of Associations between Clinical Signs and Hosts to Monitor the Web for Detection of Animal Disease Outbreaks
  • Section 3: Utilization and Applications
  • Chapter 27: An Investigation of the Application of New Media and Its Impact on Taiwan Health Communication
  • Chapter 28: Extending Care Outside of the Hospital Walls
  • Chapter 29: The Analysis of Health Care Expenses of Turkey between 1990-2012
  • Chapter 30: The Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Various Dietary Practices and Intervention Possibilities to Reduce This Impact
  • Chapter 31: An Evaluation of Partnership for Productive Development in Brazil's Healthcare
  • Chapter 32: Successful Integration of Knowledge for Innovation
  • Chapter 33: Environmental Cost Studies and Their Application in Environmental Protection Planning for Electricity Production
  • Chapter 34: Doing Together
  • Chapter 35: Culture of Learning Cities
  • Chapter 36: Hunting HIV-Positive Women in Greece as Parasites
  • Chapter 37: Health Impact of Water-Related Diseases in Developing Countries on Account of Climate Change
  • Chapter 38: A Study on Adoption of Employee Welfare Schemes in Industrial and Service Organisations
  • Section 4: Organizational and Social Implications
  • Chapter 39: Fostering Global Citizenship in Higher Education
  • Chapter 40: Community Development and Faith-Based Organizations
  • Chapter 41: The Role of Average Health Status
  • Chapter 42: Spatial Aspects of Mortality Rates and Neighborhood Environmental Characteristics in Seoul Mega City Region, South Korea
  • Chapter 43: Stakeholders Engagement and Agenda Setting in a Developing Context
  • Chapter 44: Response to School Violence
  • Chapter 45: The Role of Online Health Education Communities in Wellness and Recovery
  • Volume III
  • Section 4: Organizational and Social Implications (continued)
  • Chapter 46: Phenomenology, Epigenome and Epigenetic Influence on the Growth and Development of School-Age Children
  • Chapter 47: Employee Welfare Measures in Public and Private Sectors
  • Chapter 48: Organizational Leadership and Health Care Reform
  • Chapter 49: When the System Fails
  • Section 5: Critical Issues and Challenges
  • Chapter 50: The Crisis of Public Health as a Media Event
  • Chapter 51: Exacerbating Health Risks in India due to Climate Change
  • Chapter 52: Climate Change Effects on Human Health with a Particular Focus on Vector-Borne Diseases and Malaria in Africa
  • Chapter 53: The Idea of Human Rights in Conditions of Hospital Treatment
  • Chapter 54: What Drives the Adoption of Social Media Applications by the Public Sector?
  • Chapter 55: Are Climate Change Adaptation Policies a Game Changer?
  • Chapter 56: A Systems Approach for Sustainably Reducing Childhood Diarrheal Deaths in Developing Countries
  • Chapter 57: A Systematic Approach towards the Typology of Functions of National Health System
  • Chapter 58: Rough Fuzzy Set Theory and Neighbourhood Approximation Based Modelling for Spatial Epidemiology
  • Chapter 59: Toward an Informed-Patient Approach to E-Health Services
  • Section 6: Emerging Trends
  • Chapter 60: Health Policy Implementation
  • Chapter 61: Public Hospitals in China
  • Chapter 62: A Follow up to Semi-Automatic Systems for Exchanging Health Information
  • Chapter 63: The Future of Antibiotics and Meat
  • Chapter 64: Towards European Modern Societies with Health Systems That Are Able to Add More Years to Life, But Also to Add More Life to Years
  • Chapter 65: Improving the Effects of Global Health Initiatives through FOMENT
  • Chapter 66: The States as Generators of Incremental Change in American Health Care Policy
  • Chapter 67: Change through Experience
  • Chapter 68: Emerging Role of Technology in Health Education for Youth
  • Chapter 69: Clinical Communication in the Aspect of Development of New Technologies and E-Health in the Doctor-Patient Relationship
  • Chapter 70: Advanced Intervention Strategies for Suicide in Patients with Chronic Mental Illness
  • Chapter 71: The Future of Healthcare