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Health Improvement Through Information and Communication Technology

Health improvement through ICT Abstract Healthcare is an important part of any society and the quality of health care is often used as a one of the metrics to measure the quality of life of people living in the society. It is essential since to a great extent, the overall population and work force depend on it. Since so many depend on and are concerned about the quality of healthcare they have, improved quality and availability of healthcare is often included in promises made by politicians and governments. Genuine improvement has been sought over the years and issues being addressed range from availability of professionals and materials for healthcare to the reduction of response time to matters that require professional attention. This paper focuses on the improvement of healthcare through the use of modern information and communication technologies. Introduction Healthcare deals