In the era of health information exchanges, there are trade-offs to consider when sharing a patient's medical record among all providers that a patient might choose. Exchange among in-network partners on the same electronic medical records (EMR) and other integrated information systems is trivial. The patient identifier is common, as are the relevant… (More)
The widespread use of the Internet for knowledge acquisition is commonplace in the developed world. However, in developing countries, where resources are limited, the infrastructure to support networking could be scarce. This pilot project is a design for implementing a program to train teachers to use laptops in their classroom instruction, and for… (More)
In this paper, the authors present the plight of a significant segment of immigrants – unaccompanied minors – who are not just alone in frightening circumstances, but often need services. The authors explore the role of Information Technology (IT), Particularly the Internet in providing information to organizations who serve this population.
This paper describes a Service Learning course offered to residential college students within a Jesuit University who are expected to perform service during the year. The authors previously taught the course without a semester-long service requirement, with great success. The course, titled " Technology and Society, " is ideally suited to a service-learning… (More)
In this paper, the author describes the process of converting from a microfinance institution (MFI) to a regulated bank in Haiti. The literature was helpful as far as some of the procedures were concerned, and the MFI was able to use the recommendations. However there were major omissions in those recommendations from an infrastructure perspective. Using a… (More)
In this paper, the authors describe the process of converting from a microfinance organization to a regulated bank in Haiti. The literature was helpful as far as some of the procedures were concerned, and the organization was able to use the recommendations. However the researchers found some major omissions in those recommendations as far as infrastructure… (More)
This study presents a low-cost Wireless Fidelity (WiFi) model network that can be used to introduce economical IP-enabled communications infrastructure and uses the Equivalent Theory proposed by Simonson  to analyze underlying factors that may impact the successful implementation of E-Learning in developing nations. Managerial implications are… (More)