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Title: Electronic healthcare: issues and challenges.
Epworth Authors: Wickramasinghe, Nilmini
Other Authors: Sharma, Sushil
Xu, Huinan
Ahmed, Nazim
Keywords: E-Health
Internet-Related Healthcare
Online Healthcare
Telemedicine
E-Healthcare
Electronic Healthcare
Standards
Technology Selection
Jurisdictional Boundaries
Investment
Privacy
Confidentiality
Legal Issues
Health Information
Chair of Health Informatics Management, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: Inderscience
Citation: Int. J. of Electronic Healthcare, 2006; 2(1): 50-65
Abstract: The shift in the nation's attention, resources and interest toward internet-related healthcare activities, often called 'e-health', is dramatic and a most significant development in the healthcare environment. E-health, while exciting and promising, also presents new challenges, particularly in regard to acceptable standards, choice of technologies, overcoming traditional jurisdictional boundaries, up-front investment and privacy and confidentiality. This paper presents e-health architecture and various issues and challenges that need to be resolved before e-health becomes commonplace.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11434/1373
DOI: 10.1504/IJEH.2006.008693
ISSN: 1741-8461
1741-8453
Journal Title: International Journal of Electronic Healthcare
Type: Journal Article
Affiliated Organisations: Department of Information Systems and Operations Management, Miller College of business, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306, USA.
Department of Information Systems and Computing, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UB8 3PH, UK.
Computer and Information Science Department, James J. Nance College of Business Administration, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH 44114, USA.
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