We have been implementing the research work in order to achieve the rural clinics that can provide the similar quality of clinic performance as that of urban general hospitals. The research work involves the use of common fund in community, from the financial viewpoint, for the purpose of continuous management of clinics in rural villages of developing countries, and the introduction of telemedicine system from the viewpoint of medical quality improvement. Our research fields have been rural villages near Hanoi, Vietnam1). This report is a result of another research work concerning the telemedicine for the clinics of rural villages, covering from the introduction of the vertical integration-type medicine management pursuing the possibility of quality improvement measures in the healthcare at the Vietnamese rural villages through the field research at the Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam as well as the hub of the IT technology.
Katsumata, Jitsuzo; Toma, Tetsuya; and Ogi, Tetsuro, "Possibility of the Introduction of Telemedicine in Rural Villages in Vietnam - From the Introduction of Medical Information System to the Vertical Integration-Type Medicine Management" (2010). PACIS 2010 Proceedings. 179.