The Effect of Physician's Characteristics on Adoption of Electronic Health Care Records Based on the Technology Acceptance Model in Hospitals of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran *
IntroductionPhysiciansý resistance ýtoý accepting ýandý adopting ýElectronic ýHealth ýCare ýRecordý(EHCR)ýýis still a serious challenge to the nationwide adoption of EHCR. As a result, ýidentification of the factors that contribute to this challenge is valuable. Thus, this study ýwas performed to survey the effect of physician's characteristics on adoption of EHCR.
MethodsA Descriptive-analytical survey was applied in this study. The study population ýconsisted of physicians who worked in 26 hospitals affiliated to Tehran University of ýMedical Sciences, Iran. From among them, 270 physicians were selected to participate ýin this research. The data gathering tool was a questionnaire the validity and reliability ýof which were confirmed. The data were collected, and then, analyzed using path ýanalysis in structural equation modeling (SEM) in SPSS and AMOS software.
ResultsTheý resultsý showedý thatý thereý isý noý significantý correlationý betweený physiciansý ýcharacteristics, such as age, work experience, computer familiarity, and EHCR ýfamiliarity, and perceived usefulness (PU) and perceived ease of use (PEOU). In ýaddition,ýnoýsignificantýcorrelationýwasýobservedýbetweenýphysiciansýcharacteristicsýýand the technology acceptance model (TAM) variables.
ConclusionPhysiciansýcharacteristicsýdidýnotýhaveýanyýsignificantýeffectýonýacceptingýandýýadopting EHCR. Therefore, it is suggested that policymakers and managers focus on ýother factors that affect EHCR acceptance and implementation.
Health Information Management, Volume:13 Issue:1, 2016
روشهای دسترسی به متن این مطلب
در سایت عضو شوید و هزینه اشتراک یکساله سایت به مبلغ 300,000ريال را پرداخت کنید. همزمان با برقراری دوره اشتراک بسته دانلود 100 مطلب نیز برای شما فعال خواهد شد!
به کتابخانه دانشگاه یا محل کار خود پیشنهاد کنید تا اشتراک سازمانی این پایگاه را برای دسترسی همه کاربران به متن مطالب خریداری نمایند!