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A Proposed Bioabsorbable Device for Esophageal Atresia Repair Using a Combined Endoluminal and Thoracoscopic Approach to Anastomosis that Utilizes Radio Frequency Glow Discharge Treatment for Material Sterilization and Surface Modification
The purpose of this investigation was to research and develop a new innovative pediatric biomedical device for the anastomosis of the esophagus for treatment of the disorder known as Esophageal Atresia with Tracheal ...
Essays on the impact of health information technology on health care providers and patients
Information technology has been transforming health care industry. This dissertation investigates the use of health information technology by health care providers and patients as well as its outcomes. This dissertation ...
An Empirical Investigation on Increasing HIPAA Compliance
HIPAA noncompliance has become an increasingly regular occurrence throughout the healthcare industry, which leads to practitioners seeking ways to minimalize this never ending internal threat of HIPAA violations. Healthcare ...
Three Essays in Using Communication to Motivate Adoption and Compliance among Users of Healthcare and Emergency Systems
This thesis explores how information and communication technologies can be used to impact behavior. Specifically, this thesis studies the role of message framing in two domains: health care and extreme events. In both ...