chapter  17
Building a Mobile Healthcare Network within Public Networking Infrastructures
ByZIAD HUNAITI
Pages 8

Th is chapter discusses a complete solution concerning the establishment of a mobile health care network for use in the health care sector. Th e solution will allow the construction of an autonomous network dedicated for health care purposes using the available broadband public mobile networks and public Internet. Virtual private network (VPN) techniques will be utilized in order to ensure secure and reliable communication channels for medical data anywhere, anytime. Building

a mobile health care network will contribute to the enhancement of health care sector performance. In addition, it will be vital in many critical scenarios, such as pre-hospital treatment, remote consultation by emergency services, and other applications that require remote access of medical data.