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dc.contributor.authorWickramasinghe, Nilmini-
dc.contributor.otherSharma, Sushil-
dc.contributor.otherGoldberg, Steve-
dc.identifier.citationInt. J. of Healthcare Technology and Management, 2003; 5(3/4/5): 232 - 249en_US
dc.description.abstractHealthcare has become one of the foremost domestic issues in the USA; healthcare costs represent about 14% of the Gross Domestic Product. Business and industry view the increased costs of healthcare and healthcare benefits as impediments to their ability to compete in international markets. Various health organisations and researchers are trying to get relevant research findings and successful innovations and management practices from other industries, countries, and healthcare organisations. This chapter discusses the findings from INET's study on mobile internet (wireless) technology initiatives in healthcare by Ontario Hospitals in Canada. This research has shown that mobile/wireless solutions for healthcare can achieve four critical goals to: 1) improve patient care; 2) reduce transaction costs; 3) increase healthcare quality; and 4) enhance teaching and research. Integral to the incorporation of wireless initiatives is the reliance on the healthcare portal and the underlying three-tier web based architecture. The same or similar initiatives can be exploited by other hospitals to incorporate a wireless/m-commerce solution to enable hospitals to operate effectively and efficiently in today's competitive and costly healthcare environment.en_US
dc.publisherInderscience Publishersen_US
dc.subjectHealthcare Portalen_US
dc.subjectMobile Architectureen_US
dc.subjectMobile Solutionsen_US
dc.subjectWireless Solutionsen_US
dc.subjectWireless Technologyen_US
dc.subjectPatient Careen_US
dc.subjectHealthcare Transaction Costen_US
dc.subjectQuality of Healthcareen_US
dc.subjectHealthcare Costen_US
dc.subjectChair of Health Informatics Management, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australiaen_US
dc.titleA standardised mobile internet (wireless) environment for mobilising healthcare.en_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
dc.identifier.journaltitleInternational Journal of Healthcare Technology and Managementen_US
dc.description.affiliatesComputer & Information Science Department, James J. Nance College of Business Administration, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH 44114, USA.en_US
dc.description.affiliatesDepartment of Information Systems and Operations Management, College of Business, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306, USA.en_US
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