Factors Affecting the Adoption of Telemedicine—A Multiple Adopter Perspective

  title={Factors Affecting the Adoption of Telemedicine—A Multiple Adopter Perspective},
  author={Nir Menachemi and Darrell E. Burke and Douglas J. Ayers},
  journal={Journal of Medical Systems},
This paper utilizes the diffusion of innovation framework to discuss factors affecting adoption of telemedicine. Empirical and anecdotal findings are organized across five attributes affecting innovation adoption rates for the following four adopter groups: physicians, patients, hospital administrators, and payers. A discussion of the implications is included. 

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