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Knowledge transfer of the wireless healthcare application in rural community: A case study in Baling, Kedah


Mahmuddin, Massudi and Ahmad, Mazida and Bakar, Rosmadi and Md Rejab, Mawarny and Che Pa, Noraziah and Baharin, Ahmad Tajudin (2012) Knowledge transfer of the wireless healthcare application in rural community: A case study in Baling, Kedah. In: Knowledge Management International Conference (KMICe) 2012, 4 – 6 July 2012, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

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Abstract

Healthcare system in rural area is equally as important as who live in the urban or modern city counterparts.Due to geographically difficulty to access by the modern transportation, wireless communication is one of the possible approaches to reach these areas.On the key aspect is the infrastructure reliability to securing knowledge transfer amongst knowledge of the rural society.This study is to determine the readiness of the rural communities in accepting wireless healthcare applications for the effective transfer of acquired knowledge from healthcare expertise to the rural communities.The instruments were developed and survey was conducted in rural area of Baling, Kedah. 435 questionnaires have been distributed and only 245 are qualified to be analyzed using quantitative analysis.The result shows that the rural communities are appreciate and long-wait with this new type of technology in helping them to improve the healthcare rural system even though the wireless infrastructure is hindering.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Knowledge management, knowledge transfer, rural ICT, wireless healthcare system.
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Massudi Mahmuddin
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2013 09:38
Last Modified: 25 May 2015 02:13
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/9389

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