Web mobile-based applications for healthcare management

Al-Hakim, Latif, ed. (2007) Web mobile-based applications for healthcare management. Information Quality Management . IRM Press (IGI Global), Hershey, PA, United States, x-xxiv. ISBN 1-59140-658-7


This Preface addresses the book “Web Mobile Based Applications for Healthcare Management”. It highlights the importance of web-based and mobile-based systems for healthcare management and addresses the challenges facing these systems, mainly, accessibility by patients, patient disability and patient’s skill and literacy. The book comprises seventeen chapters organised into six sections covering various theoretical and practical issues related to system’s strategies, challenges and opportunities, information quality, patient empowerment, applications, and conceptual frameworks. It provides insights and support for healthcare professionals as well as for practitioners concerned with the management of information systems.

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Item Type: Book (Commonwealth Reporting Category A)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: [USQ Author was Editor and wrote Preface]. Permanent restricted access to documentation,and book contents due to publisher copyright restrictions.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Management and Marketing
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:08
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2016 01:28
Uncontrolled Keywords: healthcare management; information flow; web applications; web-based; mobile-based
Fields of Research : 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111711 Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0805 Distributed Computing > 080505 Web Technologies (excl. Web Search)
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080609 Information Systems Management
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/2493

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