Building an information quality lab on e-health in the rural areas for healthcare education

Su, Ying and Soar, Jeffrey (2010) Building an information quality lab on e-health in the rural areas for healthcare education. In: EDT 2010: International Conference on E-Health Networking, Digital Ecosystems and Technologies, 17-18 Apr 2010, Shenzhen, China.

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The Information Quality Lab (IQL) is planned to develop low cost movable/mobile community e-health system for rural area. The system is built on the wireless LAN technology known as WiFi, which is the standard developed by the IEEE 802 Committee. Research framework and implementation phases in the IQL will be described in this paper. The national survey and analysis on the telecommunications environment and the needs of rural communities of the developing countries conducted by IQL will be briefly introduced. The future perspective for the development of rural communications including the applications of e-health care will also be discussed.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to published version due to publisher copyright policy.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2011 06:00
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2012 02:35
Uncontrolled Keywords: e-health; rural area; wireless LAN technology; telecommunications
Fields of Research : 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080608 Information Systems Development Methodologies
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0807 Library and Information Studies > 080702 Health Informatics
10 Technology > 1005 Communications Technologies > 100510 Wireless Communications
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 92 Health > 9205 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) > 920506 Rural Health
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1109/EDT.2010.5496355

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