Academic physicians' assessment of the effects of computers on health care.

@article{Detmer1994AcademicPA,
  title={Academic physicians' assessment of the effects of computers on health care.},
  author={William M. Detmer and Charles P. Friedman},
  journal={Proceedings. Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care},
  year={1994},
  pages={558-62}
}
We assessed the attitudes of academic physicians towards computers in health care at two academic medical centers that are in the early stages of clinical information-system deployment. We distributed a 4-page questionnaire to 470 subjects, and a total of 272 physicians (58%) responded. Our results show that respondents use computers frequently, primarily to perform academic-oriented tasks as opposed to clinical tasks. Overall, respondents viewed computers as being slightly beneficial to health… CONTINUE READING

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