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personnel accessing the information.
the information. methods for the value, this value may be difficult to measure versus the results
produced by a classical medical approach. Prevention of the unauthorized access to Albeit technology investments, accompanied by careful
planning, training, post-commissioning support can improve
the delivery of healthcare services and enable far-reaching
social and economic value, the "traditional" healthcare value
categories are still applicable to the telemedicine systems. In a system of systems approach, data integrity is even
more important as unintentional interference between the data
holders may occur.
IV. TELEMEDICINE SYSTEM OF SYSTEMS EMERGENT Among them, we can identify the following main healthcare
value categories and possible key performance indicators
(KPIs) that may be used to measure them. BEHAVIOR Whenever an incident threatening the patient life or safety
occurs, or another critical state is identified, an avalanche of TABLE 1. HEALTHCARE VALUE CATEGORIES AND ASSOCIATED KPIs Self-organization is a bottom - up process, in which the
internal organization of a component system, most likely an
open system, increases in complexity without being guided or
managed by an outside source. This eventually leads to the
need of flexible but effective system governance, needed in Possible KPIs This is the cost of
service which may be
slashed either by more
(reducing the overall cost
reducing the overall cost
of monitoring patients
(through reduced travel
and associated costs). - Reduction in acute care costs.
- Percentage reduction in cost
of managing patient case.
- Quicker recoveries requiring
less resources. Patient
doctors from different
locations, with different
skills and levels of
competences can work
together, leading to an
making act, resulting an
improvement in patient
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2013 for the course IS 101 taught by Professor Siam during the Summer '13 term at King Saud University.
- Summer '13
- Computer Science