Implementation on ICT Knowledge Development in Healthcare

Vimala, Govindaraju and Siti Zobidah, Omar (2016) Implementation on ICT Knowledge Development in Healthcare. In: 3RD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON YOUTH 2016 (ICYOUTH 2016), 15th – 16th November 2016, Social Institute of Malaysia (ISM), Selangor Malaysia.

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Information and Communication Technology or ICT actually refers to a broad spectrum of technologies that allow users to get, produce, and share ideas and resources (Paul, 2003). ICT involves of unlimited e-mail, decision support system, and health information system. This kind of ICT based facility is able to assist medical professionals in medical coding, medical billing, registration, accounting, communicating among others. According to Ahmad (2008), in Malaysia, there are increasing demands for health tourism, so the hospitals need to upgrade their healthcare services to meet international standards; the increasing pressure for government to upgrade the healthcare industry and today’s tech-savvy consumers demanding better healthcare and customer services are some of the driving factors in adopting automation in the healthcare industry

Item Type: Proceeding (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Information and Communication Technology or ICT, health information system, healthcare industry.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Language & Communication
Depositing User: Govindaraju
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2021 03:10
Last Modified: 05 Apr 2021 03:10

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