Shaul Mordechai

Sami Shamoon College of Engineering Israel

Dr. Shaul Mordechai (PhD) is a Professor of Physics and Head of the Biomedical Spectroscopy Laboratory at the Department of Physics, Ben Gurion University, Israel. He received his PhD from the Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University Jerusalem. His research interest include: Medical Physics, Biomedical Optics, FTIR-Microscopy, FTIR-Imaging, Mid-IR Spectrometry, Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Optical Diagnostics, and Biomedical Applications of Monte Carlo Simulations. He was a Visiting Scientist at the University of Texas at Austin, Los Alamos National Laboratory and the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Member of the Editorial Board of World Journal of Biological Chemistry (WJBC), Associate Editor - Medical Physics, Fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. He has coauthored many papers in Biomedical Optics, Tissue Microscopy, Optical Diagnostics and Applications of Monte Carlo Simulations in Biomedical Optics.

Shaul Mordechai

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Information technology has been revolutionizing the everyday life of the common man, while medical science has been making rapid strides in understanding disease mechanisms, developing diagnostic techniques and effecting successful treatment regimen, even for those cases which would have been classified as a poor prognosis a decade earlier. The confluence of information technology and biomedicine has brought into its ambit additional dimensions of computerized databases for patient conditions, revolutionizing the way health care and patient information is recorded, processed, interpreted and utilized for improving the quality of life. This book consists of seven chapters dealing with the three primary issues of medical information acquisition from a patient's and health care professional's perspective, translational approaches from a researcher's point of view, and finally the application potential as required by the clinicians/physician. The book covers modern issues in Information Technology, Bioinformatics Methods and Clinical Applications. The chapters describe the basic process of acquisition of information in a health system, recent technological developments in biomedicine and the realistic evaluation of medical informatics.

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