Access the power of health care telecommunication technologies E-Health, Telehealth, and Telemedicine is a hands-on resource that shows how communication technologies can be designed, implemented, and managed to help health care professionals expand and transform their organizations. Step by step, the authors reveal how to introduce innovative communication tools to a wide range of health care settings. This indispensable book contains a wealth of information, suggestions, and advice about program development, ethical, legal and regulatory issues, and technical options. E-Health, Telehealth, and Telemedicine also includes illustrative examples of e-health, telehealth, and telemedicine models from successful health care organizations. "For anyone interested in the electronic revolution that is transforming health care worldwide, Maheu, Whitten, and Allen go to the heart of the matter. I consider this book essential reading." -G. Edward Kriese, CEO, MedicalRecord.com "This book provides an insightful and up-to-date overview of the maturing influence that telecommunications and information technologies have on the social, legal, economic, and quality issues that impact our health care delivery system. It helps us speculate about how the future landscape will look." -Jay Sanders, president and CEO, The Global Telemedicine Group "A must-read book filled with a wealth of practical information about e-health, telehealth, and telemedicine. Written in a very understandable style aimed to meet the needs of health practitioners, not technologists." -Warren B. Karp, professor of pediatrics and coordinator of telemedicine and distance learning activities, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of GeorgiaMaheu, Marlene is the author of 'E-Health, Telehealth, and Telemedicine A Guide to Start-Up and Success', published 2001 under ISBN 9780787944209 and ISBN 0787944203.