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Contemporary Developments in e-Health

  • Indrit Troshani
  • Nilmini Wickramasinghe
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Part of the Healthcare Delivery in the Information Age book series (Healthcare Delivery Inform. Age)

Abstract

Information and communications technology (ICT) can support the achievement of health outcomes. ICT can transform the manner in which health services are delivered. This chapter discusses some trends in pervasive e-health with the hope that this endeavor will assist e-health scholars channel their research efforts to new directions. Having extensively reviewed extant research, we focus on health education, electronic health records (EHR), blockchain technology, standardization, and m-health.

Keywords

e-Health Health education Electronic health records (EHR) Blockchain technology Standardization m-Health 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Adelaide Business School, The University of AdelaideAdelaideAustralia
  2. 2.Deakin UniversityBurwoodAustralia

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