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Introduction

ISM

Healthcare

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  1. Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………………
  1. Healthcare……………………………………………………………………………………………
  1. Hospitals………………………………………………………………………………………………
  1. Ecommerce…………………………………………………………………………………………..
  1. Advantages of Ecommerce ……………………………………………………………………….
  1. Biometrics…………………………………………………………………………………………….
  1. Advantages of Biometrics…………………………………………………………………………..
  1. Grid Computing………………………………………………………………………………………
  1. Advantages of Grid Computing…………………………………………………………………….
  1.  .NET and XML……………………………………………………………………………………….
  1.  Advantages of .NET and XML……………………………………………………………………..
  1.  AutoID………………………………………………………………………………………………..
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Hospitals need to manage an  enormity of data. With increasing customer needs and a demand from within the industry, technology is continuing to support and change the infrastructure of.the healthcare.

With E-commerce, biometrics, grid computing, auto –ID wireless, Net and XML, the efficiency and accuracy of information in healthcare is magnified.

E-commerce has allowed the healthcare industry to connect with its customers boosting the relationship with suppliers and buyers and reducing the costs of procurement.

Biometrics marks the end of newspaper reports of hospitals operating on the wrong person, giving the wrong dosage of drugs, losing babies to kidnappers and employing people with an unsuitable care record.

Grid Computing has provided scalability and instant processing power, using spare computing power it can provide efficient delivery of medical information. Currently the research and development department are investing heavily in this.  

.NET allows the communication of virtual information over simple web enabled device

.XML allows the security of the XML data to be transferred in a standard form.

Auto ID

Wireless


  1. Introduction

Technology is rapidly becoming the central factor in the forefront of hospitals. It has made a significant difference to the way routine tasks are

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Advantages of .NET and XML

This combination of programming language and software is however not limited to patient data. The system can be used for storing and transmitting any sort of information. Keeping control of drug inventories can be made easier, ordering medical equipment from suppliers can be made seamless, all that is required is an internet terminal and the correct .net and XML combination.

Efficient use and storage of data is one of today’s major challenges. The consequences of the use of incorrect data can be both harmful to the health of the patient and expensive for the Hospital. The combination of .net and XML will not only simplify the access to patient data but will secure consistency and help combat mistakes in dispensing whilst opening up avenues for improving the efficacy of capital spend.

The below diagram shows a patients file stored in XML `format. XML presents the patients data on the screen.

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Summary.

Currently the health industry is spending more money developing advance management system information’s and tools to utilise the advance technology that is available.


References

http://www.minoru-development.com/docscope/vision.html

http://www.microsoft.com/business/industry/hea/articles/overview.asp


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