The Wi-INET Model for Achieving M-Health Success

The Wi-INET Model for Achieving M-Health Success

N. Wickramasinghe (Illinois Institute of Technology, USA) and S. Goldberg (INET International Inc., Canada)
Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 7
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-002-8.ch168
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The application of mobile commerce to healthcare—namely, m-health—appears to offer a way for healthcare delivery to revolutionize itself and simultaneously address the critical areas of access, quality, and value. Integral to such an approach is the need for a robust wireless model. We propose the Wi-INET (wireless Internet, intranet, extranet) model as the way to deliver m-health excellence.

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