Taiwan-based integrated telecommunications operator named Chunghwa Telecom is launching ‘Taiwan Mobile Healthcare Services’. To be launched at the Taipei Medical University Hospital, Tri-Service General Hospital and Taipei City-Wan Fang Hospital, this mobile healthcare service is part of the M-Taiwan initiative, which is being piloted by Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MoEA). The launch of this mobile healthcare services will greatly facilitate healthcare by enabling mobile medical care, using a Nortel WiMAX solution. This is the first time that a WiMAX healthcare network will be introduced in Taiwan. The network will support emergency medical assistance and patient care services, outside the premises of a medical facility, as and when and wherever it is required. Through WIMAX technology, which entails super-fast connectivity and high bandwidth, the health personnel can connect to critical medical resources, thereby saving crucial times in treatment. Taiwan government is laying stress on fostering mobile access throughout the country and this will greatly transform Taiwan’s healthcare scenario for the better. Later on the government will launch mobile access services for finance, insurance, security, delivery, distribution and other related medical services.