Advances in the study of diffusion of innovation in health care organizations.

@article{Greer1977AdvancesIT,
  title={Advances in the study of diffusion of innovation in health care organizations.},
  author={Ann Lennarson Greer},
  journal={The Milbank Memorial Fund quarterly. Health and society},
  year={1977},
  volume={55 4},
  pages={
          505-32
        }
}
Federal government programs of the 1960s to rapidly diffuse technologies have been displaced on the '70s by efforts to constrain costly technological growth. As a guide to action, the understanding of reasons for adoption of innovation is essential; but the utility of available diffusion theory is limited by its focus on the speed of diffusion rather than any reasons for its adoption by organizations. In a practical sense, more is known about the administrator as decision maker than about those… CONTINUE READING

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