EMR continuance usage intention of healthcare professionals

Gilani, Mina Sayyah and Iranmanesh, Mohammad and Nikbin, Davoud and Zailani, Suhaiza (2016) EMR continuance usage intention of healthcare professionals. Informatics for Health and Social Care. pp. 1-13. ISSN 1753-8157

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Official URL: http://doi.org/10.3109/17538157.2016.1160245

Abstract

Electronic medical records (EMRs) have been proven to be effective tools for improving the safety and quality of healthcare despite their relatively low usage rate in hospitals. The long-term development by EMRs depends on the continued use of healthcare professionals. In this study, technology continuance theory (TCT) was used to evaluate the short-term and long-term continuance acceptance of EMRs among healthcare professionals. Data were gathered by surveying 195 medical professionals in Iran. The data were analyzed using the partial least squares (PLS) technique. The analysis showed that the TCT provided a deep understanding of user continuance intention toward EMRs. In addition, the findings illustrated that the determinants of continuance intention vary between short-term and long-term users. The theoretical and practical implications of the study are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Continuance intention, electronic medical records, Iran, technology continuance theory
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Business (FOB)
Depositing User: Ms Rosnani Abd Wahab
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2017 03:41
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2017 03:41
URI: http://shdl.mmu.edu.my/id/eprint/6412

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