Organizational Impact and Exploitation of the Results of an Italian Research Project for E-Health and Medical Training

Proceedings of “ECIS 2005 – European Conference on Information Systems”, Regensburg, Germania, ISBN 3-937195-09-2

8 Pages Posted: 10 Jun 2015

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Nunzio Casalino

Università degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi - LUISS Business School

Alessandro D'Atri

Luiss Guido Carli University

Cecilia Fadda

Deloitte & Touche GmbH

Date Written: May 1, 2005

Abstract

The paper describes the final results and the organisational impact of the HERMES project: an on-line integrated web-based platform to provide multimedia services in tele-medicine and tele-education fields. The project is part of a European Space Agency programme to promote the market of broadband satellite services and the role of satellite systems in the tele-education and tele-medicine domains. The project implemented a pilot to demonstrate the effectiveness of the overall system (application and communications platforms), and to promote the use in real scenarios of innovative telemedicine and tele-education via satellite services in the Italian healthcare system. After five years, the project concluded its trial phase and the results of such a trial have been analyzed. The high level of investment in the initial phase suggested a very accurate market assessment with several pilot demonstrations. This approach is allowing to minimize the risks connected with the further significant service provisions and is now orienting the market deployment.

Keywords: Medical training, clinical trial, tele-consulting, healthcare information processing

Suggested Citation

Casalino, Nunzio and D'Atri, Alessandro and Fadda, Cecilia, Organizational Impact and Exploitation of the Results of an Italian Research Project for E-Health and Medical Training (May 1, 2005). Proceedings of “ECIS 2005 – European Conference on Information Systems”, Regensburg, Germania, ISBN 3-937195-09-2. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2616485

Nunzio Casalino (Contact Author)

Università degli Studi Guglielmo Marconi - LUISS Business School ( email )

Rome, RM
Italy

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Alessandro D'Atri

Luiss Guido Carli University ( email )

Cecilia Fadda

Deloitte & Touche GmbH ( email )

Kurfürstendamm 23
Berlin, 10719
Germany

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