Elderly People in eHealth: Investigating Internet Self-Efficacy and the Role of Occupational Internet Usage

@inproceedings{Rockmann2015ElderlyPI,
  title={Elderly People in eHealth: Investigating Internet Self-Efficacy and the Role of Occupational Internet Usage},
  author={Robert Rockmann and Andy Weeger and Heiko Gewald},
  booktitle={AMCIS},
  year={2015}
}
eHealth initiatives are constantly evolving, supporting consumers to take active control of their health and well-being through access to health information and through communication with experts and peers via the internet. Although particularly elderly people could benefit from eHealth, they often feel unable to use the internet. Drawing on social cognitive theory, we seek to understand how internet self-efficacy affects the usage of eHealth among elderly people. As many elderly people… CONTINUE READING

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