Enabling superior m-health project success: a tricountry validation

Nilmini Wickramasinghe, Steve Goldberg, Rajeev K. Bali
2008 International Journal of Services and Standards  
The healthcare industry is facing increasing pressures to embrace new technologies that support greater patient access to, and higher quality of (but at the same time offer cost-effective), healthcare delivery. This pressure has spawned a plethora of initiatives to embrace the possibilities and potentials of technologies to develop and then diffuse new devices, new pharmaceutical products and support minimal invasive surgical techniques that will facilitate superior healthcare delivery.
more » ... such initiatives from idea generation to commercialisation and adoption, however, also necessitates new alliances between academe and industry to ensure rigorous research followed by rapid diffusion to support the realisation of these initiatives so that the patient becomes the ultimate beneficiary. This in turn requires new research methodologies for such applied research scenarios. The Accelerated Mapping-to-Realisation (AMR) methodology is used as an appropriate knowledge-based methodology to ensure academic rigour and validation and also facilitate rapid diffusion and commercialisation of m-health initiatives. is the Founder of INET International Inc., a technology management consulting firm in 1988. Today, he is the President of INET, overseeing INET online data collection services for global market research studies, and delivery of INET mobile e-health projects. He also produces an annual INET miniconference as an executive forum for wireless healthcare. Rajeev K. Bali is a Reader in the Faculty of Engineering and Computing at the Coventry University in the UK. He is the Founder and Head of the Knowledge Management for the Healthcare research subgroup, which works under the Biomedical Computing and Engineering Technologies Applied Research Group (BIOCORE). His primary research interests are in clinical and healthcare knowledge management, clinical governance and medical informatics.
doi:10.1504/ijss.2008.016087 fatcat:ctnakytiw5gsdofuw4g3w3gcpy