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Information Technology and the Revolution in Healthcare

Houghton, John (2002) Information Technology and the Revolution in Healthcare. Working Paper. Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.

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Abstract

Understanding the potential of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to transform cost and control structures is essential for those seeking to benefit from their application. This study examines the impacts of ICTs on the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. It includes a brief exploration of ICT developments, a discussion of their impacts on pharmaceuticals and healthcare, and an assessment of the implications for healthcare costs, health outcomes and pharmaceutical industry development.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
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Pharmaceutical Industry Project Equity, Sustainability and Industry Development Working Paper Series

Uncontrolled Keywords: drug pricing, ICT, payer, provider, practitioner
Subjects: RFCD Classification > 320000 Medical and Health Sciences
FOR Classification > 0806 Information Systems
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Strategic Economic Studies (CSES)
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2010 23:11
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:46
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/15924
DOI: No. 4
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