Health-care technology transfer: expert and information systems for developing countries.

@article{Kahen1997HealthcareTT,
  title={Health-care technology transfer: expert and information systems for developing countries.},
  author={Goel Kahen and B M Sayers},
  journal={Methods of information in medicine},
  year={1997},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={69-78}
}
Computer-based technologies such as information systems and expert systems have an undoubted contribution to health-care development in developing countries. This paper addresses the appropriateness of these technologies for developing countries, the criteria to be used in selection of the technology to be transferred, and the need for a systematic approach to evaluation. A conceptual model for assessing transferability so as to achieve an effective transfer, has been introduced. This requires… CONTINUE READING