Web Mobile-Based Applications for Healthcare Management

Web Mobile-Based Applications for Healthcare Management

Latif Al-Hakim (University of Southern Queensland, Australia)
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Release Date: January, 2007|Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 450
ISBN13: 9781591406587|ISBN10: 1591406587|EISBN13: 9781591406600|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-658-7


Healthcare organizations are constantly designing effective systems aiming to help achieve customer satisfaction. Web-based and mobile-based technologies are two forms of information technologies that healthcare executives are increasingly looking to merge as an opportunity to develop such systems.Web Mobile-Based Applications for Healthcare Management addresses the difficult task of managing admissions and waiting lists while ensuring a quick and convincing response to unanticipated changes of the clinical needs.

Web Mobile-Based Applications for Healthcare Management tackles the limitations of traditional systems, and takes into consideration the dynamic nature of clinical needs, scarce resources, alternative strategies, and customer satisfaction in an environment that often imposes unexpected deviation from planned activities.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Latif Al-Hakim lectures in Management in the Faculty of Business at the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. His experience spans industry, research and development, and academic institutions. Latif was awarded his undergraduate degree in 1968, and went on to receive his Masters (1978) and PhD (1983) from the University of Wales (UK). Dr. Hakim has published extensively in information management and systems modelling. He is the author and editor of seven books, more than ten chapters in books and more than 60 papers in various journals and conference proceedings. He is the Editor-in-Chief of International journal of Information quality and Associate Editor International journal of Networking and Virtual Organisations. Latif has also consulted to a number of major industrial organizations in Australia.