Models for the acceptance of tele-care solutions: Intention vs behaviour

  title={Models for the acceptance of tele-care solutions: Intention vs behaviour},
  author={Don Bouwhuis and Lydia M. J. Meesters and Anne-mie A. G. Sponselee},
Purpose Tele-care is expected to replace regular home care when an integrated set of health monitoring devices and a communication network enables nursing staff to provide remotely appropriate care. While cost considerations and scarcity of nursing staff are strong motivators for tele-care, the actual effectiveness and acceptance of tele-care systems still falls short of expectations with an attrition rate often higher than 50%. As standard models of technology acceptance are poor predictors of… 

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