Emma Coleman

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PURPOSE Health workers have numerous concerns about hospital IS (HIS) usage. Addressing these concerns requires understanding the system attributes most important to their satisfaction and productivity. Following a recent HIS implementation, our objective was to identify priorities for managerial intervention based on user evaluations of the performance of(More)
This paper reports on a systematic review of the evidence into the use and impacts of e-health in community based healthcare facilities within developing countries. Thirteen studies met our inclusion criteria. Use was influenced by infrastructural challenges, user experience, system performance problems and lack of perceived usefulness. The majority of(More)
This paper explores what motivates people to contribute knowledge in online communities and the effects that reputation management systems have on this motivation. An interpretivist case study of Stack Overflow was carried out. Seven categories of motivation were identified from the literature; fun, ideology, reputation, reciprocity, efficacy, attachment,(More)
Existing theories of Information Systems (IS) adoption and innovation often provide rationalistic explanations of user behaviour that abstract away from the realities of everyday life. Ciborra's hospitality metaphor is a useful theoretical lens to use in the study of IS adoption and innovation as it allows for the messy, emotive, real-world influences that(More)
Twelve Baltimore Therapeutic Equipment Work Simulators (BTEWS) were tested for consistency of resistance in the manual dynamic mode using a previously described timed weight-drop test. Fifty weight-drop measurements were made at five different weight levels: 5, 10, 20, 30, and 40 lb. Alterations in weight-drop times indicate changes in exercise-head(More)
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