A framework for the adoption of wireless technology in healthcare: an Indian study

Howard, Angela and Hafeez-Baig, Abdul and Howard, Srecko and Gururajan, Raj (2006) A framework for the adoption of wireless technology in healthcare: an Indian study. In: ACIS 2006: 17th Australasian Conference on Information Systems: Thought, Leadership in IS, 6-8 Dec 2006, Adelaide, Australia.

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Abstract

The factors that are identified as drivers of adoption of wireless technology in the Indian healthcare sector are reported here. The study using both qualitative and quantitative techniques, in which 30 physicians were interviewed and 300 health professionals were surveyed (using a questionnaire) established that in addition to technology factors, other factors such as clinical factors, administration factors and communication factors play key roles in the technology adoption in healthcare. The study also reports new factors of adoption that are particularly relevant to Indian healthcare.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Authors retain copyright.
Depositing User: Assoc Prof Raj Gururajan
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:53
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:40
Uncontrolled Keywords: India; Indian; healthcare; healthcare technology; technology adoption; wireless technology
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080602 Computer-Human Interaction
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111711 Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)
10 Technology > 1005 Communications Technologies > 100510 Wireless Communications
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/1901

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