Technology implementation for telemedicine programs

Patrick Y.K. Chau, Paul Jen Hwa Hu

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The technology implementation of telemedicine program management to exchange medical information for the provision of health care services is discussed. The Hong Kong telemedicine programs has achieved the vertical integration of patient care and management services with regard to consultation or patient assessment and management. The role of a motivated and determined clinical administrator was found to be critical to telemedicine technology implementation. The effective management of technology implementation can remove fundamental obstacles to program success.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)87-92
Number of pages6
JournalCommunications of the ACM
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Computer Science


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