Health care has long been known as afield that embraces and exploits new information technology, and. this trend shows no signs of slowing down. The healthcare industry is likely to be one of the largest beneficiaries of the Internet technology. This paper addresses four critical infrastructure issues: technological infrastructure, intranet development, financial infrastructure, and quality concerns. Service opportunities and practical problems are discussed that will provide managerial implications in health care and future research opportunities.
Lin, Binshan and Hsieh, Chang-Tseh
"Internet in the healthcare industry: Infrastructure issues,"
Journal of International Information Management: Vol. 7
, Article 5.
Available at: http://scholarworks.lib.csusb.edu/jiim/vol7/iss1/5