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16th International Conference on Informatics, Management and Technology in Health Care, Athens, Greece, 6-8 July, 2018

Izet Masic ABSTRACT During the period from 6th to 8th July 2018 16th International Conference on Informatics, Management in Technology and Healthcare (ICIMTH 2018) was held in Athens. The title of the 16th ICIMTH Conference was: “Data Informatics and Technology: an Inspiration for Improved Healthcare”. FULL TEXT PDF

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The Most Influential Scientists in the Development of Medical Informatics (22): Warner V Slack (1933-2018)

Izet Masic ABSTRACT Warner V. Slack (1933-2018), MD, FACMI worked as Professor at Harward Medical School (1-3). Dr. Slack was a 1955 graduate of Princeton, and a 1959 graduate of Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons. FULL TEXT PDF

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Comparison of Efficiency of Pleurodesis Between Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) and Standard Thoracostomy

Alma Alihodzic-Pasalic, Veljko Maric, Ademir Hadzismailovic, Alen Pilav, Kemal Grbic ABSTRACT Background: Chemical pleurodesis is generally accepted palliative dyspnea therapy and preventiveof re-accumulation of pleural fluidin patients with malignant pleural effusions. Aim: Comparative analyses of efficiency of chemical pleurodesis between Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) and standard thoracostomy. Methods: From 01.01.2016-01.01.2017 at the Clinic for [...]

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Quality of the Mental Health Information System in a Specialized Mental Hospital in Bangladesh

Nazmun Nahar Nuri, Malabika Sarker, Helal Uddin Ahmed, Mohammad Didar Hossain, Fekri Dureab, Albrecht Jahn ABSTRACT Introduction: A good quality Mental Health Information System (MHIS) is essential for the efficient planning and delivery of appropriate care services. Accurate, valid, reliable, complete, legible, timely and accessible data is a vital element to achieve this goal. Aim: [...]

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Study of Student Success Indicators based on the Viewpoints of the Students of Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences

Farzaneh Afkhaminia, Hasan Siamian, Naser Behnampour, Adib Moghimi, Shiva Karimpour ABSTRACT Background: One of the performance measures of any educational system is the degree to which students learn their education. Academic achievement includes the acquisition of a set of skills and abilities that are acquired during the course and in decision making and the various [...]

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Formulating Telemedicine Strategies in Isfahan University of Medical Sciences

Asghar Ehteshami, Sakineh Saghaeiannejad-Isfahani, Mahnaz Samadbeik, Khdijeh Falah ABSTRACT Introduction: The use of telemedicine technology can lead to an equitable distribution of specialized care. There are numerous influencing factors which should be identified for successful implementation and efficacy of telemedicine. The aim of this study was to evaluate current situation and internal and external environment [...]

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