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1st Edition

Collaborative Innovation
Developing Health Support Ecosystems

Edited By

Mitsuru Kodama

ISBN 9781138616929
Published June 8, 2018 by Routledge
244 Pages

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Book Description

With the development of the aging society and the increased importance of emergency risk management in recent years, a large number of medical care challenges - advancing medical treatments, care & support, pharmacological treatments, greater health awareness, emergency treatments, telemedical treatment and care, the introduction of electronic charts, and rising costs - are emerging as social issues throughout the whole world. Hospitals and other medical institutions must develop and maintain superior management to achieve systems that can provide better medical care, welfare and health while enabling "support innovation." Key medical care, welfare and health industries play a crucial role in this, but also of importance are management innovation models that enable "collaborative innovation" by closely linking diverse fields such as ICT, energy, electric equipment, machinery and transport.

Looking across different industries, Collaborative Innovation offers new knowledge and insights on the extraordinary value and increasing necessity of collaboration across different organizations in improving the health and lives of people. It breaks new ground with its research theme of building "health support ecosystems," focusing on protecting people through collaborative innovation. This book opens up new, wide-ranging interdisciplinary academic research domains combining the humanities with science across various areas including general business administration, economics, information technology, medical informatics and drug information science.

Table of Contents

List of Tables List of Figures Acknowledgements Preface Mitsuru Kodama Part 1: Review of Previous Studies and a New Theoretical Framework 1.Health Support Ecosystem and Innovation Management Mitsuru Kodama  2. Theory of Collaborative Innovation and Management Innovation Mitsuru Kodama Part 2: In-depth Case Studies  3. Building a Health Support Ecosystem between Hospitals Toshiro Takahashi, Daisuke Koide, Mu-Ho Liu, and Takenori Aoki  4. Product Innovation of a Timeline System as a Health Support Ecosystem Yoshiaki Kondo  5. Building a Health Support Ecosystem through Links across Industry, Academia, and Government Mitsuru Kodama  6. Building a Health Support Ecosystem that Utilizes Pharmacoeconomics Makoto Shiragami  7. Achieving Health Support Innovation in a Smart City Concept Nobuyuki Tokoro  8. A Health Support Innovation Model for Generating a Business Ecosystem Mitsuru Kodama Part 3: Results and Discussion  9. Comparative Case Studies and New Implications Mitsuru Kodama  10. Conclusions and Issues for Future Research Mitsuru Kodama  Contributors Index

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Mitsuru Kodama is a Professor of Innovation and Technology Management in the College of Commerce and Graduate School of Business Administration at Nihon University.