Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume


Making Health Care Smarter

Edited by Thomas F. Heston

Washington State University

eHealth has revolutionized health care and the practice of medicine. Internet technologies have given the most rural communities access to healthcare services, and automated computer algorithms are improving medical diagnoses and speeding up the delivery of care. Handheld apps, wearable devices, and artificial intelligence lead the way, creating a global healthcare solution that is smarter and more accessible. Read what leaders in the field are doing to advance the use of electronic technology to improve global health.

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eHealthMaking Health Care SmarterEdited by Thomas F. Heston

Published: August 1st 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.71820

ISBN: 978-1-78923-523-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-522-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-621-6

Copyright year: 2018

Books open for chapter submissions

9338 Total Chapter Downloads

19 Crossref Citations

11 Web of Science Citations

27 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Making Health Care Smart

By Thomas F. Heston


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2. Terminology Services: Standard Terminologies to Control Medical Vocabulary. “Words are Not What they Say but What they Mean”

By Daniel Luna, Carlos Otero, María L. Gambarte and Julia Frangella


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3. Multivariate-Stepwise Gaussian Classifier (MSGC): A New Classification Algorithm Tested Over Real Disease Data Sets

By Alexandre Serra Barreto


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4. Moving towards Sustainable Electronic Health Applications

By Sahr Wali, Karim Keshavjee and Catherine Demers


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5. The Practice of Medicine in the Age of Information Technology

By Mark Dominik Alscher and Nico Schmidt


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6. Use of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Delivery

By Sandeep Reddy


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7. Phoebe Framework and Experimental Results for Estimating Fetal Age and Weight

By Loc Nguyen, Truong-Duyet Phan and Thu-Hang T. Ho


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8. Using Patient Registries to Identify Triggers of Rare Diseases

By Feras M. Ghazawi, Steven J. Glassman, Denis Sasseville and Ivan V. Litvinov


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9. Real-Time Tele-Auscultation Consultation Services over the Internet: Effects of the Internet Quality of Service

By Sinchai Kamolphiwong, Thossapon Kamolphiwong, Soontorn Saechow and Verapol Chandeeying


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10. Exploring the Interrelationship of Risk Factors for Supporting eHealth Knowledge-Based System

By Geletaw Sahle Tegenaw


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