Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 8  |  Page : 4348--4352

Understanding key factors affecting on hospital electronic health record (EHR) adoption


Zahra Ebnehoseini1, Mahmood Tara2, Hamed Tabesh2, Fatemeh Hami Dindar3, Sepideh Hasibian4 
1 Ph.D. Medical Informatics, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
2 Department of Medical Informatics, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
3 Bachelor Degree of Medical Record, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran
4 Department of Biology, Mashhad Islamic Azad University, Mashhad, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Hamed Tabesh
Department of Medical Informatics, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad
Iran

Introduction: This study investigated the factors affecting the acceptance of hospital electronic health record (EHR) adoption by users based on Technology Acceptance Model3 (TAM3). Methods: The self-administered TAM3 questionnaire was used for data gathering. Content validity and reliability of the TAM3 questionnaire were measured. The relation between dependent, independent, and mediator variables was analyzed using multiple regression analysis. Results: The results from 224 users indicated that subjective norm, job relevance, output quality, voluntariness, computer experience have significant impacts on perceived usefulness. Also, perceptions of external control and computer anxiety were identified as having significant impacts on perceived ease of use. Perceived usefulness did not have a mediator role between result demonstrability and behavioral intention. Perceived ease of use was not found to be a mediating factor in the relationship between computer self- efficacy and behavioral intention, as well as perceived enjoyment. Conclusions: The findings of the current study, provide valuable scientific evidence for key affecting factors on hospital EHR in Iran as a developing country. Our results showed the main constructs and relationships depicted in the TAM3 were found to be applicable to assess the adoption of hospital EHR.


How to cite this article:
Ebnehoseini Z, Tara M, Tabesh H, Dindar FH, Hasibian S. Understanding key factors affecting on hospital electronic health record (EHR) adoption.J Family Med Prim Care 2020;9:4348-4352


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Ebnehoseini Z, Tara M, Tabesh H, Dindar FH, Hasibian S. Understanding key factors affecting on hospital electronic health record (EHR) adoption. J Family Med Prim Care [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Oct 29 ];9:4348-4352
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