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PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to gain a better insight into the reasons why hospital physicians accept and use a Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS). Two research questions are put forward, pertaining to (1) factors that contribute to physicians' acceptance of PACS, and (2) whether these factors change as physicians gain experience in(More)
In this study, teachers’ acceptance and use of an educational portal is assessed based on data from two sources: usage data (number of logins, downloads, uploads, reactions and pages viewed) and an online acceptance questionnaire. The usage data is extracted on two occasions from the portal’s database: at survey completion (T1) and twenty-two months later(More)
in Native language Dit artikel beschrijft een nieuwe kader voor onderzoek naar acceptatie van technologie. Drie niveaus worden beschouwd; persoonlijkheid, overtuigingen over technologie in het algemeen en overtuigingen aangaande een specifieke technologie. Het nieuwe kader word getest gebruik makend van respectievelijk het Five Factor-model, TRI en UTAUT.
In an attempt to uncover intra-group behavior similarities, we developed an open multi-level framework for understanding the process of technology acceptance by its users. We partitioned our population into groups by clustering at several levels and then for each level it was divided into subgroups with a measurement layer added to uncover subgroup(More)
CONTEXT Although the acute hospital setting is not considered to be an ideal place of death, many people are admitted to hospital at the end of life. OBJECTIVES The present study aims to examine the reasons for hospital admissions that result in an expected death and the factors that play a role in the decision to admit to hospital. METHODS This was a(More)
PURPOSE Hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia are frequently encountered in critically ill patients and associated with adverse outcomes. We configured a smart glycemia alert (S-GLY alert) with our Intensive Care Information System to decrease the number of hyperglycemic values and increase the proportion of time within the glucose interval of 80 to 150 mg/dL. (More)
BACKGROUND Although the acute hospital setting is not considered to be an ideal place of death, many people are admitted to hospital at the end of life. AIM To examine what proportion of terminal hospital admissions among their patients family physicians consider to have been avoidable and/or inappropriate; which patient, family physician and admission(More)
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