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State of Content: Healthcare Executive’s Role in Information Technology Adoption

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Over the past 30 years, researchers have demonstrated that health care information technology (HIT) can improve patient safety and quality of care. More recently, attention has turned increasingly to the role of information and communication technology as a means to improve clinical decision-making as well as organizational efficiency and effective- ness. Despite these streams of research, there is a lack of investigation that look at why and how health care executives leverage HIT. In this paper, the researchers investigate factors that may have an impact on health care executives’ intentions to further adopt HIT in their workplace. The analysis of collected data suggests that these factors play a significant role in increased HIT adoption in the future.

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N. Hikmet, S. Banerjee and M. Burns, "State of Content: Healthcare Executive’s Role in Information Technology Adoption," Journal of Service Science and Management, Vol. 5 No. 2, 2012, pp. 124-131. doi: 10.4236/jssm.2012.52016.


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