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Author Ghinea, Gheorghita ♦ Asgari, Shervin ♦ Moradi, Arash ♦ Serif, Tacha
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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Electronic Prescription ♦ Jini-based Solution ♦ Jini-based Prototypical Solution ♦ Index Term Electronic Prescription ♦ Prototype Effectiveness ♦ High Level ♦ Service Level ♦ Ubiquitous Computing ♦ Paper-based Medical Prescription ♦ Queue Length ♦ User Evaluation ♦ Wireless Transmission ♦ Country Today ♦ In-range Pharmacy ♦ Electronic Dispensation
Abstract Abstract—In most countries today, handwritten, paper-based medical prescriptions are the norm. While efforts have been made in the past and are being made at present to migrate toward electronic dispensation of prescriptions, these have generally omitted to incorporate ubiquitous computing technology in their proposed solutions. In this paper, we focus on this issue and describe a Jini-based prototypical solution for electronic prescriptions, which allows for their wireless transmission to in-range pharmacies and the augmentation of the service levels rendered to the user, with, for instance, information about queue lengths and estimated waiting times being provided to the patients. Clinical and user evaluation revealed that there were high levels of agreement as regards the prototype’s effectiveness, ease of use, and usefulness. Index Terms—Electronic prescriptions, Jini, ubiquitous computing.
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study