• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2018, Volume: 11, Issue: 30, Pages: 1-20

Original Article

Adoption of E-Health Records Management Model in Health Sector of Iraq


Objective: To develop a model for Iraqi Electronic health record adoption by investigating the effects of the proposed exogenous variables. Methods: "This study is a quantitative approach to collect data from a selected sample of the healthcare providers population in Iraq. The sampling frame for this study consisted of four hospitals in Iraq. Diffusion of innovation theory and social exchange theory, the research model was basically developed based on Technology-Organization-Environment framework by extending the individual context. The target population was the healthcare worker in the selected hospitals. Findings: The result shows, out of 13 factors studied there were 12 supported factors while there was 1 factor which is not supported. Application: The present work is focused on the application area of healthcare and medical records with specific target of Iraq. The results can be further generalized and evaluated from other locations so that the overall predictions can be done for knowledge discovery. 

Keywords: Developing Countries, EHR, E-health, Factors, Model, Iraq 


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