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Handbook of Research on Advances in Health Informatics and Electronic Healthcare Applications

Global Adoption and Impact of Information Communication Technologies

Khalil Khoumbati (editor) Yogesh Kumar Dwivedi (editor)
Aradhana Srivastava (editor)
Banita Lal (editor)

ISBN: 9781605660301

Publication Date: Aug 2009

Format: Hardback

Gathering a collection of research articles and case studies from some of the leading experts worldwide, this handbook of research provides a global understanding of the advances in health informatics and electronic applications in healthcare delivery and management.
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In the healthcare field, there is limited literature published on the subject of global deployment, diffusion, adoption, use, and impact of information communication technologies in the context of health informatics and electronic healthcare applications. Due to a lack of such literature, those involved in healthcare spend a great deal of time searching and gathering information from various sources. "The Handbook of Research on Advances in Health Informatics and Electronic Healthcare Applications: Global Adoption and Impact of Information Communication Technologies" for the first time brings to the healthcare community a comprehensive resource elucidating the adoption and usage of health informatics. Gathering an in-depth collection of research articles and case studies from leading experts worldwide, this handbook of research provides a global understanding of the advances in health informatics and electronic applications in healthcare delivery and management.
Illustrations Illustrations
Pages 600
Date Published 30 Aug 2009
Publisher IGI Global
Subject/s Business applications  
Application of emerging ICT in e-healthcare Barriers to health informatics adoption Benefits to health informatics Clinical data repositories Clinical systems Cultural issues in health informatics Data management for patient care Developed countries case studies of health informatics Developing countries case studies of health informatics E-health development E-healthcare Electronic medical records Health informatics adoption Health informatics efficiencies Health informatics infrastructure Health informatics tools and technologies Health informatics transparency Health informatics usage models Health sector Hospital strategies Impact of emerging ICT in e-healthcare Implementation of health informatics Political issues in health informatics Privacy and security in health informatics Quality management in health informatics Small-sized hospitals Social exclusion Social issues in health informatics Strategy of health informatics Telecommunication technologies in healthcare
Khalil Khoumabti (khalil.khoumbati@gmail.com) is a professor with the Institute of Information and Communication Technology University of Sindh, Jamshoro (Sindh, Pakistan). He received his PhD in "Evaluation the Adoption of Enterprise Application Integration in Healthcare Organizations" from the School of Information Systems, Computing and Mathematics, Brunel University (UK); and his MSc in computer technology and BSc in electronics from the Institute of Information and Communication Technology, University of Sindh, Jamshoro (Pakistan). His current research focus is on the adoption of enterprise application integration health informatics and e-government applications. He is on the editorial board of several international journals such as Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy. He has published 25 research papers in internationally refereed journals such as the Journal of Management Information Systems and the Journal of Computer and Information Systems. He has presented 16 papers in international conferences such as HICSS, AMCIS, ECIS and EMCIS. Yogesh K. Dwivedi (ykdwivedi@gmail.com) is a lecturer in the School of Business and Economics at Swansea University (UK). He was awarded his MSc and PhD by Brunel University (UK), receiving a highly commended award for his doctoral work by the European Foundation for Management and Development. His research focuses on the adoption and diffusion of ICT in organizations and in addition to authoring a book and numerous conference papers, has co-authored papers accepted for publication by journals such as Communications of the ACM, the Information Systems Journal, the European Journal of Information Systems, and the Journal of the Operational Research Society. He is senior editor of DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems, assistant editor of Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy and a member of the editorial board/review board of a number of other journals. He is also a member of the Association of Information Systems, IFIP WG8.6 and the Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management, New Delhi. Aradhana Srivastava (ara.sriv@gmail.com) is a geographer with a keen research interest in the geography of health. She holds a PhD in geography of health from Centre for the Study of Regional Development, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, one of the premier national universities in India. She has to her credit several publications in health and social development on issues in health status, morbidity analysis, ageing and healthcare, social morbidity, nutrition, maternal and child health, and information and communication technologies in the health sector. She is currently working with Urban Health Resource Centre (UHRC), a premier national Non-Governmental Organization, on issues of urban poverty and access to healthcare among the poor in India's cities. Lal Banita (banita.la.@ntu.ac.uk)is a lecturer in the Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University (UK). She obtained her PhD and MSc in information systems from the School of Information Systems, Computing and Mathematics, Brunel University. Her research interests involve examining the individual and organizational adoption and usage of ICTs and technology-enabled alternative forms of working. She has published several research papers in internationally refereed journals such as Industrial Management and Data Systems, Information Systems Frontiers, Electronic Government, International Journal of Mobile Communications, and Transforming Government: People, Process and Policy, and has presented several papers at several international conferences.

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