Formal Model for e-Healthcare Readiness Assessment in Developing Country Context

  title={Formal Model for e-Healthcare Readiness Assessment in Developing Country Context},
  author={S. O. Oio and O. Olugbara and George Ditsa and M. O. Adigun and S. S. Xulu},
  journal={2007 Innovations in Information Technologies (IIT)},
The main objective of this paper is to report on a pilot test for a proposed formal model for e-Healthcare readiness assessment. The model provides a tool for determining critical factors of e-Healthcare readiness such as need-change readiness, engagement readiness, structural readiness and, acceptance and use readiness. These factors constitute the main constructs of the model which are formalized as Hierarchical e-Healthcare Readiness Index System. The model was operationalized and pilot… CONTINUE READING

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