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Title: Networkcentric healthcare operations: the telecommunications structure.
Epworth Authors: Wickramasinghe, Nilmini
Other Authors: Yanovsky, Gennady
Von Lubitz, Dag
Keywords: Healthcare Management
Healthcare Operations
Global Healthcare
E-Health
Networkcentric Healthcare
Telecommunications
IC2T
Wireless Communications
Internet
Mobile Communications
Networking
Information Technology
Medical Information Systems
Chair of Health Informatics Management, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: Inderscience
Citation: Int. J. of Networking and Virtual Organisations, 2006l 3(1): 60 - 85
Abstract: Healthcare globally is failing to meet its objectives of delivering appropriate medical attention to patients. We suggest that by adopting a networkcentric approach healthcare operations and delivery will be dramatically enhanced with the ultimate beneficiary being the patient. Underlying the networkcentric doctrine of healthcare is the use of IC2T. As discussed in the paper, all the essential network and telecommunication components already exist. We must now focus on how to combine them so that network centric healthcare can in fact become a reality.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11434/1408
DOI: 10.1504/IJNVO.2006.008785
ISSN: 1741-5225
1470-9503
Journal Title: International Journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations
Type: Journal Article
Affiliated Organisations: HH and GA Dow College of Health Professions, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48804, USA
Stuart Graduate School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL 60661, USA
St. Petersburg State University of Telecommunications, St. Petersburg, Russia
Type of Clinical Study or Trial: Review
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