A Framework Assessing Information System Adoption and Utilisation in the Healthcare

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International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
 
© 2016 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-39 Number-2
Year of Publication : 2016
Authors : Nahurira Enos, Businge John, Nakato Ruth
  10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V39P116

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Nahurira Enos, Businge John, Nakato Ruth "A Framework Assessing Information System Adoption and Utilisation in the Healthcare". International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT) V39(2):89-99, September 2016. ISSN:2231-2803. www.ijcttjournal.org. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract -
The healthcare industry has undergone a major drift aimed at enhancing quality of life, diagnosis and treatment of diseases, improved service delivery as well as efficiency and effectiveness of the health care system. The adoption and utilization of Information systems plays a key role in improving service delivery and quality of service in healthcare. Despite the importance of information systems in Uganda’s health care , Uganda continues to register low levels of system adoption and system failure. The existing Frameworks do not sufficiently explain the reasons for low adoption and system failure. The current IS Models and Frameworks were developed in a different environment and settings therefore they do not sufficiently meet the system quality and designs in LDCs like Uganda. The purpose of this paper is to assess the factors that influence adoption and utilization of information systems in the Healthcare. The study will ascertain adoption and utilization factors in selected Hospitals in a developing country context like Uganda and build a Framework for adoption of IS.

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Keywords
HIS- Health Information Systems ISInformation Systems, IT- Information Technology.