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Title: The S'ANT approach to facilitate a superior chronic disease self-management model.
Authors: Wickramasinghe, Nilmini
Other Authors: Bali, R.
Goldberg, S.
Keywords: Diabetes
Diabetes Care
Diabetes Self-Management
Pervasive Technology
Wireless-enabled Mobile Phone
S’ANT Approach
Actor-network Theory
Social Network Analysis
Healthcare Technology
Chair of Health Informatics Management, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: Jan-2009
Publisher: IGI Global
Citation: 1(4), pp.21-34.
Abstract: Diabetes is one of the leading chronic diseases and its prevalence continues to rise exponentially. The goal of this article is to present the case for the application of a pervasive technology solution in the form of a wireless-enabled mobile phone to facilitate superior diabetes management. In so doing, we highlight the need for employing the S’ANT approach (Wickramasinghe and Bali, 2009) - namely the incorporation of Actor-network Theory and Social Network Analysis - in order to support a network centric healthcare solution.
DOI: 10.4018/jantti.2009062302
ISSN: 1942-535X
Journal Title: International Journal of Actor-Network Theory and Technological Innovation (IJANTTI)
Type: Journal Article
Affiliated Organisations: Center for the Management of Medical Technology (CMMT), Stuart School of Business and Institute of Technology, USA
Coventry University, United Kingdom
INET International, Canada
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