E-health: Focusing on people-centric dimensions

Rajeev K. Bali, Michael C. Gibbons, Vikraman Baskaran, Caroline De Brún, Raouf N.G. Naguib

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This chapter highlights the essential issue of people skills and knowledge for E-Health based initiatives. People-based issues have Knowledge Management (KM) at their core and the best KM implementations rely heavily on skilfully integrating technology with human requirements. The chapter features three short E-Health cases and discusses the human dimensions of each of these. Finally, we call for increased use of Populomics (a comprehensive way of studying health issues and providing focused solutions) when implementing E-Health as this produces a powerful solution taking into account multiple factors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCritical Issues for the Development of Sustainable E-health Solutions
PublisherSpringer US
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781461415367
ISBN (Print)9781461415350
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012


  • Breast screening
  • Crohn's disease
  • Healthcare information system
  • Knowledge management
  • Maternity services
  • Organisational development
  • Populomics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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