Skip to main content

Use of information and communication technology to supply health-care services to nomadic patients: An explorative survey

Buy Article:

$55.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

“Nomadic” patients are people who, mainly for work, move around the world very often. Such people have the right to an effective, safe, fast health-care assistance wherever they are. Some technological devices are currently being experimented, in order to let personal health-related information be portable and easily transferable. However, each of these devices follows an idiosyncratic concept. An explorative study has been carried out in order to understand which procedures, if any are currently being used in Italy to manage nomadic patients' data. The goal of this work was to outline a concept of information architecture for an efficient technological support device, essential to the transfer of medical data.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Keywords: ICT; health-care services; information design; rapid ethnography

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Department INDACO, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy 2: Faculty of Architecture, Universita di Sassari-Alghero, Sassari-Alghero, Italy 3: Department of Communication Science, Universita degli Studi di Siena, Siena, Italy

Publication date: 2008-07-01

More about this publication?
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more