Time management, improved patient expectations and added value contributing to the perceived acceptance of using wireless hand held devices in the Indian healthcare

Hafeez-Baig, Abdul and Gururajan, Raj (2008) Time management, improved patient expectations and added value contributing to the perceived acceptance of using wireless hand held devices in the Indian healthcare. In: ACIS 2008: 19th Australasian Conference on Information Systems: Creating the Future: Transforming Research into Practice, 3-5 Dec 2008, Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Abstract

This study explores the views and opinions of Indian healthcare professionals towards the use of wireless technology in healthcare environment. The study explored specifically whether wireless technology can provide added value to an Indian healthcare setting. The independent variables considered in the study were patient expectation and Time management. This study administered 1000 surveys with a return of 668 usable surveys. Based on a first order regression model, results of the study indicate that Indian healthcare professionals believed that wireless technology can provide added value. Initial findings of this study are reported here.


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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: Dr Abdul Hafeez-Baig
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Information Systems
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2009 05:12
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:12
Uncontrolled Keywords: wireless handheld devices; user perceptions; Indian healthcare; healthcare; India; PDA’s; handheld PC’s
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): C Society > 92 Health > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920203 Diagnostic Methods
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/4805

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