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Case Study of Applying Wireless Technologies into Healthcare Industry in China and UK

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In recent years, there have been growing interest and activities of introducing wireless technologies into healthcare industry. Successful development and deployment of wireless e-Health (WEHealth) systems is geographically dependent in respect of national regulations, regional economic development, and available medial infrastructures and resources, etc. In this paper, the applications of wireless technologies into healthcare industry are investigated in China and UK respectively. Based on the case study of wireless healthcare in China and UK, this paper will analyze the impact of above mentioned factors on the integration of wireless technologies and healthcare applications, and propose possible solutions based on the analysis.

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Author(s): Kang G, Zhang L, Li S, Zhang P, Said B

Editor(s): Stephanidis, C

Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)

Publication status: Published

Conference Name: 4th International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction: Applications and Services

Year of Conference: 2007

Pages: 874-882

ISSN: 0302-9743 (Print) 1611-3349 (Online)

Publisher: Springer


DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-73283-9_95

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Series Title: Lecture Notes in Computer Science

ISBN: 9783540732822