Moving tele-monitoring and tele-treatment from promise to practice : a business model approach for a chronic lower back pain application
Huis in ‘t Veld, Rianne, Fielt, Erwin, & Vollenbroek-Hutten, Miriam (2011) Moving tele-monitoring and tele-treatment from promise to practice : a business model approach for a chronic lower back pain application. International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management, 12(3/4), pp. 333-349.
The availability of new information and communication technologies creates opportunities for new, mobile tele-health services. While many promising tele-health projects deliver working R&D prototypes, they often do not result in actual deployment. We aim to identify critical issues than can increase our understanding and enhance the viability of the mobile tele-health services beyond the R&D phase by developing a business model. The present study describes the systematic development and evaluation of a service-oriented business model for tele-monitoring and -treatment of chronic lower back pain patients based on a mobile technology prototype. We address challenges of multi-sector collaboration and disruptive innovation.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||business model, tele-health, telemedicine, R&D, prototype, information systems, innovation, service, health care|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 Inderscience|
|Copyright Statement:||Copyright © 2011 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.|
|Deposited On:||17 Jun 2011 09:01|
|Last Modified:||03 Jan 2012 09:33|
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