Information management in healthcare all gaps and opportunities

Soar, Jeffrey (2008) Information management in healthcare all gaps and opportunities. In: 9th IBIMA Conference: Information Management in Modern Organisations - Trends & Challenges, 4-6 Jan 2008, Marrakesh, Morocco.

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[Abstract]: Healthcare is one of the single largest areas of expenditure in many countries, and rapidly growing. There are increasing pressures resulting from the ageing of populations, consumer demand, new treatments and shortages of both professional and informal carers. Safety and quality of care is a major driver to improve management of health information which is often fragmented both within and between most healthcare providers. This paper reports on issues of information management in healthcare, advances in eHealth, and ways of addressing the increasing challenges in healthcare through ICT; with a particular focus on the author’s experiences in the Australian healthcare system.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Deposited with blanket permission of publisher.
Depositing User: Professor Jeffrey Soar
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2009 05:03
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:14
Uncontrolled Keywords: healthcare; information management
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080609 Information Systems Management
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/4951

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