Factors affecting the adoption of telemedicine - A multiple adopter perspective

Nir Menachemi, Darrell E. Burke, Douglas J. Ayers

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Abstract

This paper utilizes the diffusion of innovation framework to discuss factors affecting adoption of telemedicine. Empirical and anecdotal findings are organized across five attributes affecting innovation adoption rates for the following four adopter groups: physicians, patients, hospital administrators, and payers. A discussion of the implications is included.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)617-632
Number of pages16
JournalJournal of Medical Systems
Volume28
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2004
Externally publishedYes

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Diffusion of Innovation
Hospital Administrators
Telemedicine
Innovation
Physicians

Keywords

  • diffusion of innovation
  • information technology
  • outcomes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Information Systems
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Information Management

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Factors affecting the adoption of telemedicine - A multiple adopter perspective. / Menachemi, Nir; Burke, Darrell E.; Ayers, Douglas J.

In: Journal of Medical Systems, Vol. 28, No. 6, 01.12.2004, p. 617-632.

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Menachemi, Nir ; Burke, Darrell E. ; Ayers, Douglas J. / Factors affecting the adoption of telemedicine - A multiple adopter perspective. In: Journal of Medical Systems. 2004 ; Vol. 28, No. 6. pp. 617-632.
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