Exploring service innovation mechanisms of health cloud service: Aperspective ofactivity theory
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- service innovation; activity theory; health cloud service;Show-Chwanhospital.
This study is a case study of Show-Chwan hospital of Taiwan. Based on a perspectiveof activity theory, this study develops an innovation model of health cloud services (HCS) and explores the evolution of the model. Thisstudycollected the related secondary data of the case between 1995 and 2012andin-depth interviews. The findings are: 1)Epidemic prevention mechanism is a primarydevelopment mechanism of health cloud activity; 2) Electronic medical record management is a core mechanism to promote health cloud activity; 3) Personal health management is a business mechanism of health cloud activity; 4) Privacy protection mechanism is a critical issue of health cloud activity, however, it hinders the development of health cloud activity.
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TY - CONF AU - Chen-Tong Chang AU - Wen-Hong Chiu AU - Chi-Tsung Huang AU - Hui-Ru Chi AU - Hung-Chia Lin PY - 2013/10 DA - 2013/10 TI - Exploring service innovation mechanisms of health cloud service: Aperspective ofactivity theory BT - Proceedings of the 2013 International Academic Workshop on Social Science PB - Atlantis Press SP - 392 EP - 396 SN - 1951-6851 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/iaw-sc.2013.86 DO - 10.2991/iaw-sc.2013.86 ID - Chang2013/10 ER -