Gururajan, Raj (2007) Factors influencing the intention to use wireless technology in healthcare: an Indian study. In: 7th International Conference on Successes and Failures in Telehealth, 27-28 Aug 2007, Brisbane, Australia.
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This study reports the factors that influence the intention in using a wireless technology for the Indian healthcare setting. Using both qualitative and quantitative techniques, physicians as well as health professionals from the Indian medical systems were approached for data collection. The qualitative data were used as a basis to develop a quantitative instrument. Both types of data (qualitative and quantitative) established technology factors, clinical factors, administrative factors and communication factors play a crucial role in determining the intention in using wireless technology in the Indian healthcare. These factors were further validated using a second order regression model to ensure their validity and reliability. The major contribution of this paper is identifying a number of factors influencing the intention and statistically validating such factors, perhaps for the first time in the Indian healthcare context.
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||wireless technology, healthcare|
|Fields of Research (FOR2008):||11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111711 Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)|
|Subjects:||320000 Medical and Health Sciences > 321200 Public Health and Health Services > 321203 Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance)|
|Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008):||UNSPECIFIED|
|Deposited On:||12 Mar 2008 09:53|
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