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New Healthcare Business Titles added to AccessMedicine

14 new healthcare business publications have been added to the AUC Library Portal via the AccessMedicine e-resources tab. These resources—which include Communication the Cleveland Clinic Way, Management Lessons from Mayo Clinic, and the Innovator's Prescription: A Disruptive Solution for Healthcare—cover communication, conflict resolution, leadership, quality improvement, and patient safety among other topics.

 

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Rheuban, K. S., & Krupinski, E. A. (2018). Understanding telehealth. New York: McGraw-Hill Education

  • Available in Access Medicine

To help support healthcare professionals and clinicians through this growing emphasis toward telehealth, McGraw-Hill has published Understanding Telehealth which is available through Access Medicine.  The brand new title will provide clarity on existing standards and principles in telehealth, describe how it is being used clinically in specialty areas ranging from Neurology to High-Risk Obstetrics, and provide supporting clinical vignettes to put these concepts into context.  Other topics include the use of telehealth in school/childcare centers and humanitarian initiatives, as well as a summary of the existing framework of both state and federal policy and other regulatory issues.  The sampling of topics showcases the book's relevance for a broad range of stakeholders, from nurses to healthcare executives.

The book is authored by former presidents of the American Telemedicine Association, the only existing accrediting body for telehealth that helps provide standardization and is actively involved in reform surrounding the use of telemedicine.  The remarkable list of expert contributors spans nearly all specialties and includes individuals from Harvard speaking to Neurology and Stroke, the University of Queensland (Australia) discussing telerehabilitation, and a retired US Army colonel now practicing at the University of Pittsburgh speaking to the use of telemedicine in the Department of Defense..

Read in JAMA:

Michael Nochomovitz, Rahul Sharma. Is It Time for a New Medical Specialty?The Medical VirtualistJAMA.Published online November 27, 2017. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.17094

     Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination

  • Available in the E-Resources or Clinical resources page.

Now in its Fifth Edition and featuring completely reshot content and new clinical skills videos, Bates’ Visual Guide delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for the (Advanced) Assessment or Introduction to Clinical Medicine course. The site features more than 8 hours of video content.  When paired with the Bates' text, Bates' Visual Guide serves as a complete learning solution for assessment instruction and student preparedness for the boards and the patient encounter.

     First Aid Test Prep eBook Collection

  • Available in the E-Resources, E-Books and Clinical Resources Tabs or search the library catalog
  • A collection of test prep eBooks for the boards and clerkships.
  • The acclaimed First Aid series and USMLE study aids give medical students the edge they need to excel on coursework and on the boards. 
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