Healthcare organizations now consider increased efficiency, reduced costs, improved patient care and quality of services, and safety when they are planning to implement new information and communication technology (ICT) based applications. However, in spite of enormous investment in health information systems (HIS), no convincing evidence of the overall benefits of HISs yet exists.
In third generation cellular systems, new services will be offered. Some of these suggested services require a guaranteed Quality of Service (QoS). An example of these services is streaming, which for example requires a certain guaranteed bit rate and delay. Since the
To enhance the downlink performance for packet data services in WCDMA a High Speed Downlink Shared Channel is being developed. This channel is divided between users in time and a scheduling algorithm controls the allocation of the channel among the users. The