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|Title:||The development of a secure hospital messaging and communication platform.|
|metadata.dc.title.book:||Handbook of Research on Healthcare Administration and Management|
|Other Authors:||Moghimi, H.|
|Keywords:||Information Communication Technology|
Chair of Health Informatics Management, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
|Abstract:||Pagers and phone conversations have been the stalwarts of hospital communication. With good reason - they are simple, reliable and relatively inexpensive. However, with the increasing complexity of patient care, the need for greater speed and the general inexorable progress of health technology, hospital communication systems appear to be increasingly inefficient, non-secure, and inadequate. Thus, this study is proposed to answer the key research question: How can ICT (information communication technology) solutions ameliorate the current challenges regarding communication inefficiencies within healthcare? To answer this question, the study will design and develop a bespoke ICT solution for a specific context using three strong theories; communication theory, activity theory and agency theory to make a robust body of knowledge for the proposed solution. Further, it will serve to establish proof of concept, usability and feasibility of the proffered solution. The study participants will be selected from medical and nursing staff.|
|Affiliated Organisations:||Health Informatics|
RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
|Appears in Collections:||Health Informatics|
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