Finnish perspectives of wireless in healthcare
by Esko Alasaarela
International Journal of Electronic Healthcare (IJEH), Vol. 5, No. 2, 2009

Abstract: Wireless solutions are a good choice for healthcare development in Finland. A survey of 135 experts in Finland show that (1) the competences needed for developing wireless solutions exist (2) the Finnish healthcare system is integrated enough and (3) the technology industry in this area is too weak for global marketing. The following recommendations can be concluded: (1) Cooperate internationally (2) Develop integrated solutions and health managing concepts for the important health problems (such as diabetes), (3) Harness the healthcare system to act as a test bed for new solutions and (4) Help companies to grow and take global roles.

Online publication date: Tue, 10-Nov-2009

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