Nilmini Wickramasinghe

Nilmini WickramasingheProfessor Nilmini Wickramasinghe(PhD, MBA, Grad DipMgtSt, BSc,) is the Professor-Director of Health Informatics Management at Epworth HealthCare and a Professor in Health Informatics Management at Deakin University’s Faculty of Health. She researches and teaches within the information systems domain with particular focus on designing, developing and implementing IS/IT solutions to effect superior, patient centric healthcare delivery. She collaborates with leading scholars at various premier healthcare organizations throughout Australasia, US and Europe and has published more than 300 referred scholarly articles, more than 10 books, numerous book chapters, an encyclopaedia and has a well established funded research track record.

Publications

Optimizing Health Monitoring Systems With Wireless Technology
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2021. 300 pages.
The digital transformation of healthcare delivery is in full swing. Health monitoring is increasingly becoming more effective, efficient, and timely through mobile devices that...
Handbook of Research on Optimizing Healthcare Management Techniques
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2020. 431 pages.
Healthcare is noted for using leading-edge technologies and embracing new scientific discoveries to enable better cures for diseases and better means to enable early detection of...
A Taxonomy for mHealth
Ruwini Edirisinghe, Andrew Stranieri, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2020. 20 pages.
Recently, we are witnessing an exponential growth in remote monitoring and mobile applications for healthcare. These solutions are all designed to ultimately enable the consumer...
A Guideline to Use Activity Theory for Collaborative Healthcare Information Systems Design
Carolin Durst, Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Jana Riechert. © 2020. 12 pages.
In healthcare, collaborative systems serve very different stakeholders: researchers, clinicians, nurses, patients, and administrators for instance. In order to design a...
The Need for Developing Learning Healthcare Organisations
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2020. 15 pages.
As the volumes of data generated in healthcare delivery grows, the need for embracing big data strategies and data analytic techniques to better navigate dynamic and complex...
Minority Health and Wellness: A Digital Health Opportunity
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2020. 11 pages.
With the advancement of the technologies of the internet of things (IoT), we are witnessing great advances in the areas of analytics, sensors, platforms, 3D printing, and mobile....
The E-Viewer Study: Epworth Virtual Ward Round Study
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Louise O'Connor, Jeremy Grummet. © 2020. 8 pages.
For patients undergoing surgery in a multi-day admission, standard care requires that their surgeon review the patient post-operatively to check on their progress. This is...
A Sentiment Analysis of the 2014-15 Ebola Outbreak in the Media and Social Media
Blooma John, Bob Baulch, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2020. 11 pages.
The negative and unbalanced nature of media and social media coverage has amplified anxieties and fears about the Ebola outbreak. The authors analyse news articles on the Ebola...
Blockchain in Healthcare: A Primer
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2020. 7 pages.
Blockchain is a decentralized, digital ledger that keeps a permanent, unalterable record of transactions between users. One of the greatest advantages of Blockchain is that it is...
3D Printing in Healthcare: Opportunities, Benefits, Barriers, and Facilitators
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2020. 8 pages.
3D printing has developed as a modification of an old injection printer. Today, it is rapidly expanding offering novel possibilities as well as new exciting applications for...
Comparative Study of Oncology Information Systems for Better Patient and Provider Outcomes
Muhammad Nadeem Shuakat, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2020. 10 pages.
Cancer is among the top three chronic diseases both in developed countries as well as underdeveloped countries. The diagnosis, medication, and treatment for cancer is extremely...
Predictive Analytics to Support Clinical Decision Making: Opportunities and Directions
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2020. 11 pages.
A key activity in healthcare is clinical decision making. This decision making typically has to be made rapidly and often without complete information. Moreover, the consequences...
Trying to Predict in Real Time the Risk of Unplanned Hospital Readmissions
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2020. 12 pages.
This study aims to identify predictors for patients likely to be readmitted to a hospital within 28 days of discharge and to develop and validate a prediction model for...
Using Intelligent Tools to Support Clinical Decision Making: The Case of Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Jonathan L Schaffer. © 2020. 13 pages.
Intelligent tools and collaborative systems can be used in healthcare contexts to support clinical decision making. Such an approach is concerned with identifying the way in...
Understanding the Influence of Diabetes Management Practices on Co-Morbidity Development
Chinedu I. Ossai, Steven L. Goldberg, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2020. 14 pages.
Diabetes type 2 is a chronic condition that currently has no cure. Hence, proper management is key as the best approach to ensure the wellness of sufferers. To establish the...
Mobile Health: Precision Post-Operative Wellness Monitoring Solutions
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2020. 12 pages.
Today most people have at least one smart phone irrespective of socio-economic standing. Such a penetration of mobile phones has enabled mobile health to rapidly develop over the...
Facilitating Mobile Initiatives in Healthcare and Wellness Management
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Steve Goldberg. © 2020. 8 pages.
Arguably, the most prevailing chronic disease today is diabetes. The World Health Organization (WHO) notes that diabetes is a silent epidemic, and by 2020, there will be a 54%...
Technology's Enabling Role to Improve Care Coordination
Rima Gibbings, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2020. 8 pages.
The U.S. healthcare system has been often characterized as fragmented and disconnected. Lack of effective and concurrent adoption of information technology has been known to be a...
Data Accuracy Considerations with mHealth
Zaid Zekiria Sako, Vass Karpathiou, Sasan Adibi, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2020. 16 pages.
With the plethora of mHealth solutions developed being digital, this necessitates the need for accurate data and information integrity. Lack of data accuracy and information...
Supporting a Value-Based Healthcare Paradigm With Digital Health and Wellness Personalised Monitoring Solutions
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Steve Goldberg. © 2020. 15 pages.
Especially in the US, many are advocating for the incorporation of a value-based system for healthcare delivery including bundled payments for services in an attempt to address...
The Development of a Secure Hospital Messaging and Communication Platform
Hoda Moghimi, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2019. 25 pages.
Pagers and phone conversations have been the stalwarts of hospital communication. With good reason - they are simple, reliable and relatively inexpensive. However, with the...
Predictive Analytics and Intelligent Risk Detection in Healthcare Contexts
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2019. 9 pages.
As the value agenda progresses in healthcare, we are witnessing a growing interest in the potential and possibilities for predictive analytics and intelligent risk detection to...
Using Technology to Reduce a Healthcare Disparity
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2019. 9 pages.
Superior healthcare delivery requires good communication. For people who have English as a second language, this is particularly challenging. Given the advances in technology...
Using Technology to Reduce a Healthcare Disparity
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2018. 8 pages.
Superior healthcare delivery requires good communication. For people who have English as a second language this is particularly challenging. Given the advances in technology most...
Predictive Analytics and Intelligent Risk Detection in Healthcare Contexts
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2018. 7 pages.
As the value agenda progresses in healthcare, we are witnessing a growing interest in the potential and possibilities for predictive analytics and intelligent risk detection to...
A Transaction Cost Economics Perspective for Pervasive Technology
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Indrit Troshani, Steve Goldberg. © 2018. 23 pages.
Numerous mobile technology solutions are being developed and implemented today to address a myriad of healthcare problems. However, it remains unclear what the true cost/benefit...
Accountable Care and Evidence-Based Decision Making
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Steve Goldberg. © 2018. 10 pages.
In today's cost challenged healthcare environment accountable care and evidence-based decision making have become important considerations. Contemporaneous to this is the...
Leveraging Key Aspects of Collaborative Techniques to Assist Clinical Decisions
Hoda Moghimi, Jonathan L. Schaffer, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2018. 17 pages.
Employing collaborative systems in healthcare contexts is an important approach towards designing and developing intelligent computer solutions. The objective of this study is to...
E-Health in Australia and Germany
Manuel Zwicker, Juergen Seitz, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2018. 16 pages.
This chapter focuses on two specific e-health solutions, the PCEHR in Australia and the German EHC. National e-health solutions are being developed by most if not all OECD...
Achieving E-Health Success: The Key Role for ANT
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Arthur Tatnall. © 2018. 12 pages.
Healthcare delivery continues to be challenged in all OECD countries. To address these challenges, most are turning their attention to e-health as the panacea. Indeed, it is true...
How the Rich Lens of ANT Can Help Us to Understand the Advantages of Mobile Solutions
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Arthur Tatnall, Steve Goldberg. © 2018. 13 pages.
The WHO has labelled diabetes the silent epidemic. This is because the instances of diabetes worldwide continue to grow exponentially. In fact, by 2030 it is expected that there...
What E-Mental Health Can Offer to Saudi Arabia Using an Example of Australian E-Mental Health
Yamam Abuzinadah, Bader Binhadyan, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2018. 10 pages.
Mental health have become a very influential topic around the world due to the increase of mental health issues that have been reported through national research and surveys....
Readiness as a Novel Construct of Readiness Acceptance Model (RAM) for the Wireless Handheld Technology
Abdul Hafeez-Baig, Raj Gururajan, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2018. 19 pages.
In this conceptual chapter we have reviewed prominent theories or models in relation to the adoption of technology for wired devices. We have identified shortcomings in these...
Adoption of Mobile Devices in the Australian Healthcare: A Conceptual Framework Approach
Vasundhara Rani Sood, Raj Gururajan, Abdul Hafeez-Baig, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2018. 24 pages.
In recent years, the potential use of mobile devices has significantly positively impacted healthcare globally. Despite global claims of widespread use of mobile devices in...
Investigating Acceptance of Nursing Information Systems through UTAUT Lens
Lemai Nguyen, Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Mary Botti, Bernice Redley, Peter Haddad, Imran Muhammad. © 2018. 20 pages.
It is widely known that nurses are pivotal in coordinating and communicating patient care information in the complex network of healthcare professionals and service delivery....
Preface
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2017. 2 pages.
This Preface is included in the book Handbook of Research on Healthcare Administration and Management.
Data Accuracy Considerations with mHealth
Zaid Zekiria Sako, Vass Karpathiou, Sasan Adibi, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2017. 15 pages.
With the plethora of mHealth solutions developed being digital, this necessitates the need for accurate data and information integrity. Lack of data accuracy and information...
Leveraging Key Aspects of Collaborative Techniques to Assist Clinical Decisions
Hoda Moghimi, Jonathan L. Schaffer, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2017. 17 pages.
Employing collaborative systems in healthcare contexts is an important approach towards designing and developing intelligent computer solutions. The objective of this study is to...
What E-Mental Health Can Offer to Saudi Arabia Using an Example of Australian E-Mental Health
Yamam Abuzinadah, Bader Binhadyan, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2017. 10 pages.
Mental health have become a very influential topic around the world due to the increase of mental health issues that have been reported through national research and surveys....
The Development of a Secure Hospital Messaging and Communication Platform
Hoda Moghimi, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2017. 25 pages.
Pagers and phone conversations have been the stalwarts of hospital communication. With good reason - they are simple, reliable and relatively inexpensive. However, with the...
Investigating Acceptance of Nursing Information Systems through UTAUT Lens
Lemai Nguyen, Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Mary Botti, Bernice Redley, Peter Haddad, Imran Muhammad. © 2017. 20 pages.
It is widely known that nurses are pivotal in coordinating and communicating patient care information in the complex network of healthcare professionals and service delivery....
The Applicability of Currently Available Adults ADHD Treatment Tools
Bader Binhadyan, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2017. 13 pages.
E-mental health services are able to provide tools and services to facilities treatment for many various mental disorders, such as Attentions Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. ADHD...
Accountable Care and Evidence-Based Decision Making
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Steve L Goldberg. © 2017. 10 pages.
In today's cost challenged healthcare environment accountable care and evidence-based decision making have become important considerations. Contemporaneous to this is the...
Readiness as a Novel Construct of Readiness Acceptance Model (RAM) for the Wireless Handheld Technology
Abdul Hafeez-Baig, Raj Gururajan, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2017. 18 pages.
In this conceptual chapter we have reviewed prominent theories or models in relation to the adoption of technology for wired devices. We have identified shortcomings in these...
A Taxonomy for mHealth
Ruwini Edirisinghe, Andrew Stranieri, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2017. 20 pages.
Recently, we are witnessing an exponential growth in remote monitoring and mobile applications for healthcare. These solutions are all designed to ultimately enable the consumer...
A Guideline to Use Activity Theory for Collaborative Healthcare Information Systems Design
Carolin Durst, Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Jana Riechert. © 2017. 11 pages.
In healthcare, collaborative systems serve very different stakeholders: researchers, clinicians, nurses, patients, and administrators for instance. In order to design a...
Building an Ontological Framework for Healthcare: The Case of the Health Cluster
Keith KT Toh, Margaret E. Heffernan, Vass Karpathiou, Arkalgud Ramaprasad, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2017. 16 pages.
Health is a multidisciplinary domain which necessitates experts from diverse backgrounds coming together to effect optimal care delivery for patients. Such a context can benefit...
Adoption of Mobile Devices in the Australian Healthcare: A Conceptual Framework Approach
Vasundhara Rani Sood, Raj Gururajan, Abdul Hafeez-Baig, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2017. 24 pages.
In recent years, the potential use of mobile devices has significantly positively impacted healthcare globally. Despite global claims of widespread use of mobile devices in...
Leverage Healthcare Data Assets with Predictive Analytics: The Example of an Australian Private Hospital
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Hoda Moghimi, Jonathan L. Schaffer. © 2017. 15 pages.
Multi-spectral data residing in disparate data bases represents a critical raw asset for today's healthcare organizations (). However, in order to gain maximum value from...
Improving the Treatment Outcomes for ADHD Patients with IS/IT: An Actor-Network Theory Perspective
Bader Binhadyan, Indrit Troshani, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2016. 20 pages.
The key role for IS/IT in e-health has now been well established; however, within e-health the area of e-mental health is still new and emerging and scholars and practitioners...
How an Actor Network Theory (ANT) Analysis Can Help Us to Understand the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) in Australia
Imran Muhammad, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2016. 18 pages.
Australia has designed, developed, and now implemented its national e-health solution known as the Personally Controlled Electronic Healthcare Record (PCEHR). This is a unique...
Leverage Healthcare Data Assets with Predictive Analytics: The Example of an Australian Private Hospital
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Hoda Moghimi, Jonathan L. Schaffer. © 2016. 15 pages.
Multi-spectral data residing in disparate data bases represents a critical raw asset for today's healthcare organizations (). However, in order to gain maximum value from...
A Transaction Cost Economics Perspective for Pervasive Technology
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Indrit Troshani, Steve Goldberg. © 2016. 30 pages.
Numerous mobile technology solutions are being developed and implemented today to address a myriad of healthcare problems. However, it remains unclear what the true cost/benefit...
Reducing Healthcare Disparities with Technology
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Ray Arias, Jeff Wilgus, Chris Gonzalez. © 2015. 9 pages.
The Need for a Socio-Technical Analysis in E-Health: The Case of the PCEHR
Imran Muhammad, Say Yen Teoh, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2015. 16 pages.
Healthcare systems around the globe are facing a number of challenges. Thus Increasing focus is being placed on constructing appropriate healthcare reforms which are attempting...
Intelligent Risk Detection for Healthcare
Fatemeh Hoda Moghimi, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2014. 13 pages.
Healthcare is an information rich industry where successful outcomes require the processing of multi-spectral data and sound decision making. The exponential growth of data...
How an Actor Network Theory (ANT) Analysis Can Help Us to Understand the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) in Australia
Imran Muhammad, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2014. 20 pages.
Australia has designed, developed, and now implemented its national e-health solution known as the Personally Controlled Electronic Healthcare Record (PCEHR). This is a unique...
How the Rich Lens of ANT Can Help us to Understand the Advantages of Mobile Solutions
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Arthur Tatnall, Steve Goldberg. © 2014. 13 pages.
The WHO has labelled diabetes the silent epidemic. This is because the instances of diabetes worldwide continue to grow exponentially. In fact, by 2030 it is expected that there...
E-Health in Australia and Germany
Manuel Zwicker, Juergen Seitz, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2014. 16 pages.
This chapter focuses on two specific e-health solutions, the PCEHR in Australia and the German EHC. National e-health solutions are being developed by most if not all OECD...
Achieving E-Health Success: The Key Role for ANT
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Arthur Tatnall. © 2014. 13 pages.
Healthcare delivery continues to be challenged in all OECD countries. To address these challenges, most are turning their attention to e-health as the panacea. Indeed, it is true...
Improving the Treatment Outcomes for ADHD Patients with IS/IT: An Actor-Network Theory Perspective
Bader Binhadyan, Indrit Troshani, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2014. 18 pages.
The key role for IS/IT in e-health has now been well established; however, within e-health the area of e-mental health is still new and emerging and scholars and practitioners...
A Transaction Cost Assessment of a Pervasive Technology Solution for Gestational Diabetes
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Indrit Troshani, Sally Rao Hill, William Hague, Steve Goldberg. © 2013. 18 pages.
Diabetes is one of the leading chronic diseases affecting Australians and its prevalence continues to rise. It is becoming a serious challenge for both the quality of healthcare...
Knowledge-Based Issues for Aid Agencies in Crisis Scenarios: Evolving from Impediments to Trust
Rajeev K. Bali, Russell Mann, Vikram Baskaran, Aapo Immonen, Raouf Naguib, Alan C. Richards, John Puentes, Brian Lehaney, Ian M. Marshall, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2013. 19 pages.
As part of its expanding role, particularly as an agent of peace building, the United Nations (UN) actively participates in the implementation of measures to prevent and manage...
Using ANT to Uncover the Full Potential of an Intelligent Operational Planning and Support Tool (IOPST) for Acute Healthcare Contexts
Imran Muhammad, Fatemeh Hoda Moghimi, Nyree J. Taylor, Bernice Redley, Lemai Nguyen, Malte Stein, Bridie Kent, Mari Botti, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2013. 21 pages.
Based on initial pre-clinical data and results from focus group studies, proof of concept for an intelligent operational planning and support tool (IOPST) for nursing in acute...
Managing SaaS Risk in Higher Education Organisations: A Case Study
Indrit Troshani, Giselle Rampersad, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2013. 16 pages.
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is a new information and communications technology (ICT) that offers dynamically scalable reconfigurable services to clients on demand via the...
The Need for a Socio-Technical Analysis in E-Health: The Case of the PCEHR
Imran Muhammad, Say Yen Teoh, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2013. 15 pages.
Healthcare systems around the globe are facing a number of challenges. Thus Increasing focus is being placed on constructing appropriate healthcare reforms which are attempting...
How Using ANT Can Assist to Understand Key Issues for Successful e-Health Solutions
Imran Muhammad, Manuel Zwicker, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2013. 17 pages.
Globally in healthcare, the focus is on designing and implementing national e-health solutions in an attempt to address key challenges that are plaguing healthcare delivery....
Enhancing Understanding of Cross-Cultural ERP Implementation Impact with a FVM Perspective Enriched by ANT
Imran Muhammad, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2013. 13 pages.
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems, and more especially their successful adoption and implementation, have been the subject of extensive research as can be evidenced by...
Knowledge Economy for Innovating Organizations
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2012. 12 pages.
An Investigation into the Use of Pervasive Wireless Technologies to Support Diabetes Self-Care
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Indrit Troshani, Steve Goldberg. © 2012. 16 pages.
Diabetes is one of the leading chronic diseases affecting Australians and its prevalence continues to rise. The goal of this study is to investigate the application of a...
Understanding the Advantages of Mobile Solutions for Chronic Disease Management: The Role of ANT as a Rich Theoretical Lens
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Arthur Tatnall, Steve Goldberg. © 2012. 12 pages.
In an environment of escalating healthcare costs, chronic disease management is particularly challenging, since, by definition such diseases have no foreseeable cure and if...
A Tale of Two Cities: E-Health in Germany and Australia
Manuel Zwicker, Juergen Seitz, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2012. 15 pages.
Over the last forty years, the average percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) spent on healthcare by members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)...
RAD and Other Innovative Approaches to Facilitate Superior Project Management
Rajeev K. Bali, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2012. 7 pages.
Rapid Application Development (RAD) is promising to bring many benefits and state-of-the-art uses to the discipline of software engineering. The plethora of low cost RAD tools...
Using Actor-Network Theory to Facilitate a Superior Understanding of Knowledge Creation and Knowledge Transfer
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Arthur Tatnall, Rajeev K. Bali. © 2012. 14 pages.
Given today’s dynamic business environment it becomes essential for organisations to maximise their intellectual assets in order to ensure that they are able to support flexible...
Why Using Actor Network Theory (ANT) Can Help to Understand the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) in Australia
Imran Muhammad, Say Yen Teoh, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2012. 17 pages.
Globally, healthcare reforms are being initiated to address the tremendous challenges facing healthcare systems. Without exception these reforms include the implementation of a...
The Benefits of Wireless Enabled Applications to Facilitate Superior Healthcare Delivery: The Case of DiaMonD
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Suresh Chalasani, Steve Goldberg, Sridevi Koritala. © 2012. 16 pages.
Globally, both wired and wireless technologies have been used for healthcare delivery. However, in the frenzy to secure the best solutions and applications, few have delved...
Critical Factors for the Creation of Learning Healthcare Organizations
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2011. 15 pages.
The need to transform the U.S. healthcare system became clear during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Katrina was not an unexpected disaster nor was it an exceptionally large...
Knowledge Management: The Key to Delivering Superior Healthcare Solutions
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2011. 14 pages.
The proliferation of ICT (information communication technologies) throughout the business environment has lead to exponentially increasing amounts of data and information...
Knowledge Creation
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2011. 12 pages.
Knowledge management (KM) is a newly emerging approach aimed at addressing today’s business challenges to increase efficiency and efficacy of core business processes, while...
Using S’ANT for Facilitating Superior Understanding of Key Factors in the Design of a Chronic Disease Self-Management Model
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Rajeev K. Bali, Steve Goldberg. © 2011. 11 pages.
The S’ANT approach (Wickramasinghe and Bali, 2009) - namely the incorporation of Actor-network Theory and Social Network Analysis as proposed by Wickramasinghe and Bali 2009 in...
A Transaction Cost Economics Assessment of a Diabetes Self-Management Solution
Indrit Troshani, Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Steve Goldberg. © 2011. 18 pages.
Diabetes is one of the leading chronic diseases affecting Australians and is increasingly becoming a serious challenge and threat for both the quality of healthcare while...
Critical Factors for the Creation of Learning Healthcare Organizations
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2011. 15 pages.
The need to transform the U.S. healthcare system became clear during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Katrina was not an unexpected disaster nor was it an exceptionally large...
Knowledge-Based Issues for Aid Agencies in Crisis Scenarios: Evolving from Impediments to Trust
Rajeev K. Bali, Russell Mann, Vikram Baskaran, Aapo Immonen, Raouf Naguib, Alan C. Richards, John Puentes, Brian Lehaney, Ian M. Marshall, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2011. 20 pages.
As part of its expanding role, particularly as an agent of peace building, the United Nations (UN) actively participates in the implementation of measures to prevent and manage...
A Transaction Cost Assessment of a Pervasive Technology Solution for Gestational Diabetes
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Indrit Troshani, Sally Rao Hill, William Hague, Steve Goldberg. © 2011. 17 pages.
Diabetes is one of the leading chronic diseases affecting Australians and its prevalence continues to rise. It is becoming a serious challenge for both the quality of healthcare...
The Telematics Infrastructure: The Backbone of the German e-Health Card
Manuel Zwicker, Juergen Seitz, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2011. 11 pages.
Today all OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries are faced with the challenge of escalating healthcare costs. Most are agreed that e-health...
Clinical Commissioning Groups in the UK: A Knowledge Management Study
Vikraman Baskaran, Steve E. Johns, Rajeev K. Bali, Raouf N. G. Naguib, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2011. 16 pages.
This paper investigates whether Knowledge Management (KM) tools and techniques would be useful to General Practitioners within the new UK Commissioning Consortia when they adopt...
Redesigning Innovative Healthcare Operation and the Role of Knowledge Management
Murako Saito, Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Masako Fuji, Eliezer Geisler. © 2010. 322 pages.
In global environments, healthcare organizations are required to be flexible and resilient in coping with uncertain and complex circumstances. Redesigning Innovative Healthcare...
Knowledge Economy for Innovating Organizations
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2010. 16 pages.
Today’s knowledge economy is dynamic, complex, and global. Every organization faces numerous challenges in trying to survive let alone thrive in such an environment. It is...
Permitting the True Potential of Knowledge Assets to be Utilized with KMI
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2010. 15 pages.
In order to support a systematic and sustainable approach to knowledge management (KM), innovating organizations must develop an appropriate knowledge management infrastructure...
The Intelligence Continuum and Emergency and Disaster Scenarios
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2010. 15 pages.
Application of germane knowledge and pertinent information is always important; however, it is imperative in emergency and disaster situations where a few seconds lost reading...
Evaluation of Human Action: Foucault's Power/Knowledge Corollary
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2010. 19 pages.
The people dynamic is especially significant when trying to understand knowledge management. One aspect of interactions between groups of people is the impact of knowledge, be it...
Key Considerations for the Adoption and Implementation of Knowledge Management in Healthcare Operations
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Elie Geisler. © 2010. 18 pages.
The importance of knowledge management (KM) to organizations in today’s competitive environment is being recognized as paramount and significant. This is particularly evident for...
Realising the Healthcare Value Proposition: The Need for KM and Technology
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2010. 14 pages.
Succinctly stated, the healthcare value proposition revolves around access, quality, and value. Healthcare organizations globally are struggling to realize this value proposition...
An Investigation Into The Use Of Pervasive Wireless Technologies To Support Diabetes Self-Care
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Indrit Troshani, Steve Goldberg. © 2010. 16 pages.
Diabetes is one of the leading chronic diseases affecting Australians and its prevalence continues to rise. The goal of this study is to investigate the application of a...
RAD and Other Innovative Approaches to Facilitate Superior Project Management
Rajeev K Bali, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2010. 7 pages.
Rapid Application Development (RAD) is promising to bring many benefits and state-of-the-art uses to the discipline of software engineering. The plethora of low cost RAD tools...
The Role for Knowledge Management in Modern Healthcare Delivery
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2010. 9 pages.
As medical science advances and the applications of information and communications technologies (ICTs) to healthcare operations diffuse more data, information begins to permeate...
Using Actor-Network Theory to Facilitate a Superior Understanding of Knowledge Creation and Knowledge Transfer
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Arthur Tatnall, Rajeev K. Bali. © 2010. 13 pages.
Given today’s dynamic business environment it becomes essential for organisations to maximise their intellectual assets in order to ensure that they are able to support flexible...
Using Object Oriented Technologies to Build Collaborative Applications in Healthcare and Medical Information Systems
A. Dwivedi, R.K. Bali, Nilmini Wickramasinghe, R.N.G. Naguib. © 2010. 14 pages.
The adoption and diffusion of e-health and the application of IT in healthcare is increasing at a rapid rate. Both European and U.S. governments are making e-health a priority on...
International Journal of Actor-Network Theory and Technological Innovation (IJANTTI)
Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A.. Est. 2009.
The International Journal of Actor-Network Theory and Technological Innovation (IJANTTI) publishes research articles covering a wide range of topics related to Actor-Network...
A Philosophical Perspective on Knowledge Creation
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Rajeev K. Bali. © 2009. 8 pages.
Today’s economy is increasingly based on knowledge and information (Davenport, & Grover 2001). Knowledge is now recognized as the driver of productivity and economic growth...
Creating Order from Chaos: Application of the Intelligence Continuum for Emergency and Disaster Scenarios
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Rajeev K. Bali. © 2009. 8 pages.
Recently, the world has witnessed several large scale natural disasters: the Tsunami that devastated many of the countries around the rim of the Indian Ocean in December 2004...
Creating Superior Knowledge Discovery Solutions
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2009. 5 pages.
The information age has made information communication technology (ICT) a necessity for conducting business. This in turn has led to the exponential increase in the electronic...
Critical Success Factors for E-Health
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Jonathan L. Schaffer. © 2009. 7 pages.
Within the umbrella of e-commerce, one area, e-health, has yet to reach its full potential in many developed countries, let alone developing countries. Each country is positioned...
Assessing E-Health
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Elie Geisler, Jonathan Schaffer. © 2009. 20 pages.
While healthcare is the biggest service industry on the globe, it has yet to realize the full potential of the e-business revolution in the form of e-health. This is due to many...
Networkcentric Healthcare and the Entry Point into the Network
Dag von Lubitz, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2009. 8 pages.
The concept of e-health gains rapid and widespread international acceptance as the most practical means of reducing burgeoning healthcare costs, improving healthcare delivery...
Patient Centric Healthcare Information Systems in the U.S.
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2009. 11 pages.
Healthcare expenditure is increasing exponentially, and reducing this expenditure (i.e., offering effective and efficient quality healthcare treatment) is becoming a priority not...
M-Health: A New Paradigm for Mobilizing Healthcare Delivery
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Steve Goldberg. © 2009. 15 pages.
Medical science has made revolutionary changes in the past decades. Contemporaneously, however, healthcare has made incremental changes at best. The growing discrepancy between...
Healthcare Network Centric Operations: The Confluence of E-Health and E-Government
Dag Von Lubitz, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2009. 18 pages.
Healthcare has yet to realize the true potential afforded by e-health. To date, technology-based healthcare operations are conducted chaotically, at a wide variety of...
Supporting Diabetes Self-Management with Pervasive Wireless Technology Solutions
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Indrit Troshani, Steve Goldberg. © 2009. 15 pages.
Diabetes is one of the leading chronic diseases affecting Australians and its prevalence continues to rise. Diabetes is therefore becoming a serious challenge for both the...
Encyclopedia of Healthcare Information Systems
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Eliezer Geisler. © 2008. 1566 pages.
Healthcare, a vital industry that touches most of us in our lives, faces major challenges in demographics, technology, and finance. Longer life expectancy and an aging...
Healthcare Network Centric Operations: The Confluence of E-Health and E-Governement
Dag von Lubitz, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2008. 18 pages.
Healthcare has yet to realize the true potential afforded by e-health. To date, technology-based healthcare operations are conducted chaotically, at a wide variety of...
Critical Issues in Assessing Sustainability and Feasibility of E-health
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Santosh K. Misra. © 2008. 6 pages.
The cost of health care is increasing exponentially worldwide. The adoption and diffusion of e-health and the application of Internet and Communication Technology (ICT) in health...
Critical Role of Bionanotechnology in Healthcare and Society
Shivani Choudhary, Eliezer Geisler, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2008. 8 pages.
Bionanotechnology is a combination of three terms: “bios” meaning “life,” “nano” (origin in Greek) meaning “dwarf,” and “technologia” (origin in Greek—comprised of “techne”...
Critical Success Factors for Delivering M-health Excellence
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Steve Goldberg. © 2008. 13 pages.
Medical science has made revolutionary changes in the past decades. Contemporaneously however, healthcare has made incremental changes at best. The growing discrepancy between...
The Current State of Bionanotechnology
Shivani Choudhary, Eliezer Geisler, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2008. 7 pages.
Bionanotechnology is a combination of three terms: “bios” meaning “life,” “nano” (origin in Greek) meaning “dwarf,” and “technologia” (origin in Greek—comprised of “techne”...
Minimal Invasive Surgery and Therapy (MIS and MIT) in Hirschsprung's Patients
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Giuseppe Turchetti, Barbara Labella, Andrea Moglia, Arianna Menciassi, Paolo Dario. © 2008. 8 pages.
The generally accepted treatment for Hirschsprung’s disease is through surgical intervention. Currently, the recognized techniques include the Swenson technique, which is less...
Using Object Oriented Technologies to Build Collaborative Applications in Healthcare and Medical Information Systems
A. Dwivedi, R.K. Bali, Nilmini Wickramasinghe, R.N.G. Naguib. © 2008. 11 pages.
The adoption and diffusion of e-health and the application of IT in healthcare is increasing at a rapid rate. Both European and U.S. governments are making e-health a priority on...
Knowledge-Based Enterprise: Theories and Fundamentals
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Dag von Lubitz. © 2007. 300 pages.
Knowledge management is an emerging, evolving field at the confluence of several management disciplines. A critical function for all organizations is to make rapid decisions. To...
Patient Centric Healthcare InformationSystems in the U.S.
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2007. 9 pages.
Healthcare expenditure is increasing exponentially, and reducing this expenditure (i.e., offering effective and efficient quality healthcare treatment) is becoming a priority not...
Network-Centric Healthcare and the Entry Point into the Network
Dag von Lubitz, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2007. 6 pages.
The concept of e-health gains rapid and widespread international acceptance as the most practical means of reducing burgeoning healthcare costs, improving healthcare delivery...
Healthcare Network Centric Operations: The Confluence of E-Health and E-Governement
Dag von Lubitz, Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2007. 21 pages.
Healthcare has yet to realize the true potential afforded by e-health. To date, technology-based healthcare operations are conducted chaotically, at a wide variety of...
A Framework for Delivering m-Health Excellence
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Steve Goldberg. © 2007. 26 pages.
Medical science has made revolutionary changes in the past decades. Contemporaneously, however, healthcare has made incremental changes at best. The growing discrepancy between...
Assessing E-Health
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Elie Geisler, Jonathan Schaffer. © 2006. 30 pages.
While healthcare is the biggest service industry on the globe, it has yet to realize the full potential of the e-business revolution in the form of e-health. This is due to many...
Knowledge Creation
Nilmini Wickramasinghe. © 2006. 10 pages.
Knowledge management (KM) is a newly emerging approach aimed at addressing today’s business challenges to increase efficiency and efficacy of core business processes, while...
M-Health: A New Paradigm for Mobilizing Healthcare Delivery
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Steve Goldberg. © 2006. 18 pages.
Medical science has made revolutionary changes in the past decades. Contemporaneously, however, healthcare has made incremental changes at best. The growing discrepancy between...
Creating Knowledge-Based Healthcare Organizations
Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Jatinder N.D. Gupta, Sushil Sharma. © 2005. 388 pages.
Creating Knowledge Based Healthcare Organizations brings together high quality concepts closely related to how knowledge management can be utilized in healthcare. It includes the...