E-Health Systems Diffusion and Use: The Innovation, the User and the Use IT Model, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1591404258
  • ISBN-13: 9781591404255
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 342 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released October 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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E-Health Systems Diffusion and Use: The Innovation, the User and the Use IT Model offers an overview of the use and diffusion of information systems in the health care sector with particular attention to the role of the user. This book starts with classic contributions and modifications and then continues with contemporary contributions, which include both qualitative and quantitative approaches This book combines various approaches to understand the diffusion and use of IS in health care, combining quantitative and qualitative approaches offering "the best of both worlds". From a health care viewpoint, E-Health Systems Diffusion and Use serves as a guide to better innovation through information technology, bringing a leap forward in formal evaluation of information systems in health care.

Table of Contents

Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Introduction Toward a Better Evaluation of the Use of E-Health Systems: Comparing Use IT and UTAUT.
Quantitative Evaluation.
User Acceptance and Diffusion of Innovations Summarized.
Predicting Internet Use: Applying the Extended Technology Acceptance Model to the Healthcare Environment.
Understanding Physician Use of Online Systems: An Empirical Assessment of an Electronic Disability Evaluation System.
Computer and Stress in Social and Healthcare Industries.
The UTAUT Questionnaire Items.
Qualitative Evaluation.
Information Systems Success Theoretical Framework.
The Dynamics of IT Adoption in a Major Change Process in Healthcare Delivery.
Introducing Electronic Patient Records to Hospitals: Innovation Adoption Paths.
Use IT: The Theoretical Framework Tested on an Electronic Prescription System for General Practitioners.
The Use IT Model Case Studies: IT Perceptions in the Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatism and Stroke Healthcare Chains.
Use IT Interview Protocol.
Qualitative and Quantitative Evaluation.
Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in IS in Healthcare Revisited.
Evaluation of Health Information Systems: Challenges and Approaches.
A Cross-Cultural Framework for Evaluation.
Quantitative and Qualitative Methods: Added Value in Evaluating Electronic Patient Records.
E-Health Systems: Their Use and Visions for the Future.
Assessing E-Health.
The Evaluation Roadmap.
About the Authors.