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Title: E-Health in China: An Evaluation
Book Title: Critical Issues in Developing Sustainable E-Health Solutions
Epworth Authors: Wickramasinghe, N
Editors: Wickramasinghe, N
Suomi, R
Bali, R
Kirn, S
Other Authors: Yun, Y
Huang, W
Seitz, J
Keywords: Chair of Health Informatics Management, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
Healthcare Information Systems
ICT infrastructure
Electronic Health Record
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2012
Publisher: Springer
Citation: pp. 71-85
Series/Report no.: Healthcare Delivery in the Information Age;
Abstract: China welcomes e-health service as it is developing globally, but like many other nations it encounters both opportunities and challenges. The rapid development of e-commerce and the wide application of ICT have accelerated their uses in healthcare service. Therefore, the assessment of e-health is becoming more important. We analyze the current situation in China and assess its goals of realizing e-health and the challenges of developing e-health. An earlier version of this material was presented at the 23rd Bled eConference, Slovenia, June 20–23, 2010.
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-1536-7_5
ISBN: 978-1-4614-1536-7
Type: Chapter
Affiliated Organisations: School of Business, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), WuhanChina
School of Business, Alfred University, New York, USA
Business Information Systems, DHBW Heidenheim, Heidenheim, Germany
School of Business IT and Logistics, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
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