N. Ben Fairweather

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Personal Health Monitoring (PHM) uses electronic devices which monitor and record health-related data outside a hospital, usually within the home. This paper examines the ethical issues raised by PHM. Eight themes describing the ethical implications of PHM are identified through a review of 68 academic articles concerning PHM. The identified themes include(More)
Over the past two decades, a series of initiatives to transform government processes has led to the development of concepts such as “reinventing the government” and “new public management” (NPM) to address shortcomings in public administration and make government “work better” (Kettl, 2005). In addition, ICT and Globalisation has encouraged the idea of(More)
This paper presents the findings of the second of two empirical studies conducted in Saudi Arabia. The first highlighted the key factors influencing the adoption by customers of e-commerce in developing countries from their own perspective [1]. This second study covers the suppliers' perspective on factors raised by those consumers. Many issues were(More)
This paper seeks to establish a morally appropriate balance between the various moral standards that are in tension in the field of Electronic Patient Records (EPRs). EPRs can facilitate doctorpatient relationships, however at the same time they can undermine trust and so harm the doctorpatient relationship. Patients are becoming increasingly reluctant to(More)
This paper constructs and compares two practical approaches toward being ethical in developing information systems. Firstly, it looks into the prevailing practice of relying on rational decision-making procedures to address ethical challenges, then an alternative view on being ethical is scrutinised with the focus on moral virtues and maturity in(More)