Predicting Acceptance of Electronic Medical Records: Is the Technology Acceptance Model Enough?(Report)

Predicting Acceptance of Electronic Medical Records: Is the Technology Acceptance Model Enough?(Report)

While health care organizations recognize the advantages of electronic medical records, they often do not use them. Why not? Physician acceptance seems to be the heart of the issue, but what explains their willingness or unwillingness to go electronic? Two theories address the problem: Davis’s technology acceptance model and Ajzen’s theory of planned behavior. A survey of physicians based on both theories and analyzed using multiple regression analyses showed that both theories explain attitudes toward adoption of electronic records, but the theory of planned behavior was more important. Introduction

Predicting Acceptance of Electronic Medical Records: Is the Technology Acceptance Model Enough?(Report)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *