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The Internet is increasingly used as a source for information and knowledge. In the context of information gathering on health-related issues via Internet, healthcare institutions such as health insurance companies are important information providers. In this context the emergence and broad adoption of Web 2.0 technologies can be observed. As health(More)
State of the Art and Analysis E-Health is often understood as a means of optimizing work procedures in medical and non-medical areas of healthcare. Increasingly, e-Health is concerned with the attempt of key stakeholders to provide access to healthcare information and services using Internet to make patients actively involved in their treatment. Initial(More)
Electronic Health (eHealth) increasingly refers to possibilities that arise from the so-called innovation " Web 2.0 ". According to management fashion theory, many innovations can be classified as a fashion and only offer minor benefits for organizations. Such fashions have a diffusion and a discourse lifecycle. In this study we shed light on the discourse(More)
The Internet is increasingly used as a source for information and knowledge. Even in the field of healthcare, information is widely available. Patients and their relatives increasingly use the Internet in order to search for healthcare information and applications. "Health 2.0" - the increasing use of Web 2.0 technologies and tools in Electronic Healthcare(More)
The internet is increasingly used as a source for information and knowledge. Even in the field of healthcare, information is widely available in the internet. In the context of healthcare management, two general questions are of interest: which information or content is provided and how is provided by whom? As sickness funds play a highly relevant role in(More)
This article provides an overview of ongoing research within the framework ScaleNet 1. Considering IP as the basis transport scheme, the wireless and the wireline world have just started to move towards each other. ScaleNet is pushing this development by evolving a new system concept and by developing technologies 2 for Fixed & Mobile Convergence.(More)
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