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Future Health Scenarios
AI and Digital Technologies in Global Healthcare Systems

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ISBN 9781032131498
May 15, 2023 Forthcoming by CRC Press
336 Pages 45 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Digital technologies are a major sector to invest and research in new models of health management. Future health scenarios are constituted by technologies in health, and clinical decision-making systems. This book provides unique multidisciplinary approach for exploring the potential contribution of AI and digital technologies in enabling global healthcare systems to respond to urgent 21st century challenges. Deep analysis has been made regarding telemedicine using big data, deep learning, robotics, mobile and remote applications.


  • Focusses on prospective scenarios in health to foresight possible futures.
  • Addresses the urgent needs of the key population, socio-technical, and health themes.
  • Covers health innovative practices as 3D models for surgeries, big data to treat rare diseases, AI robot for heart treatments.
  • Explores telemedicine using big data, deep learning, robotics, mobile and remote applications.
  • Reviews public health based on predictive analytics and disease trends.

This book is aimed at researchers, professionals and graduate students in computer science, artificial intelligence, decision support, healthcare technology management, biomedical engineering, and robotics.                                          

Table of Contents

1. Scenarios For The Future Of Healthcare-Moving Towards Smart Hospitals. 2. People Management In Healthcare – The Challenges In The Era Of Digital Disruption. 3. Title: Managing Acute Patient Flows In Hospitals. 4. Influence Of Commercial Excellence And Digital In Healthcare Professionals Relationships Management: A Pharmaceutical Focus Group Study. 5. Psychology On The Edge Of Health Tech Challenges. 6. Perceptions Of Clients On Quality Of Health Services . 7. Innovation Management Applied To Primary Care: An Integrative Review. 8. Title: The Spinner Innovation And Knowledge Flow For Future Health Scenarios Applications. 9. Reshaping Flows In Healthcare Systems? Digital Technologies Are The Perfect Ally. 10. Work With Me, Don’t Just Talk At Me: When “Explainable” Is Not Enough.. 11. Application Of Mobile Technologies In  Healthcare  During Coronavirus Pandemic Lockdown. 12. Application Of Pattern Recognition In Taste Perception For Healthcare: An Exploratory Study. 13. New Perspectives For Knowledge Management In Telemedicine. Preliminary Findings From A Case Study In The Covid-19 Era. 14. Prioritization Of Quality Of Public Health Services In The Sector Of Graphic Methods: University Hospital. 15. Telework And Conflict (Work-Family And Work-Family): What Is The Effect On Occupational Stress?

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Maria José Sousa (PhD in Management) is a University Professor with Habilitation and a research fellow at ISCTE/Instituto Universitário de Lisboa. Her research interests currently are public policies, information science, innovation and management issues. She is a best seller author in Research Methods, ICT and People Management and has co-authored over 100 articles and book chapters and published in several scientific journals (i.e. Journal of Business Research, Information Systems Frontiers, European Planning Studies, Systems Research e Behavioral Science, Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, Future Generation Computer Systems, and others), she has also organized and peer-reviewed international conferences and is the guest-editor of more than 5 Special Issues from Elsevier and Springer. She has coordinated several European projects of innovation and is also External Expert of COST Association - European Cooperation in Science and Technology and is former President of the ISO/TC 260 – Human Resources Management, representing Portugal in the International Organization for Standardization.

Francisco Guilherme Nunes before joining ISCTE-IUL in a full-time position (2005), worked as HRM Consultant for 5 years and Marketing Researcher for 10 years. After 2005, he taught several courses in HRM and Applied Research Strategies. It was the manager of several programs in the HRM field (undergraduate, master and Ph.D. levels). He was the Director of the Human Resource and Organizational Behavior Department for 4 years. More recently shifted his career to a more research orientation. His research interests are the determinants of organizational performance, organizational identity, and leadership development, especially in highly institutionalized contexts like health care services or public and non-profits.

Generosa do Nascimento is a PhD in Management, specialized in Human Resources and Organizational Behavior, by ISCTE-IUL. She is Assistant Professor at the Department of Human Resources and Organizational Behavior at ISCTE Business School. She is Director of the Executive Master in Strategic People Management and Leadership, of the Executive Master in Healthcare Services Management and of the Post-Graduation at ISCTE Executive Education. The main areas of research are healthcare management and strategic people management. She has been a member of boards of directors (or advisor) and has extensive consulting experience in Strategic People Management, Healthcare Services Management and Organizational Change in multiple organizations, private, public and social economy, across different business sectors.

Chinmay Chakraborty, SMIEEE is an Assistant Professor in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, India and and Post-doctoral fellow of Federal University of Piauí, Brazil. His main research interests include the Internet of Medical Things, Wireless Body Sensor Networks, Wireless Networks, Telemedicine, m-Health/e-health, and Medical Imaging.