Quantifying beliefs regarding telehealth: Development of the Whole Systems Demonstrator Service User Technology Acceptability Questionnaire

@article{Hirani2017QuantifyingBR,
  title={Quantifying beliefs regarding telehealth: Development of the Whole Systems Demonstrator Service User Technology Acceptability Questionnaire},
  author={Shashivadan P. Hirani and Lorna Rixon and Michelle Beynon and Martin Cartwright and Sophie Cleanthous and Abi Selva and Caroline Sanders and Stanton Peter Newman},
  journal={Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare},
  year={2017},
  volume={23},
  pages={460 - 469}
}
Introduction Telehealth (TH) is a potential solution to the increased incidence of chronic illness in an ageing population. The extent to which older people and users with chronic conditions accept and adhere to using assistive technologies is a potential barrier to mainstreaming the service. This study reports the development and validation of the Whole Systems Demonstrator (WSD) Service User Technology Acceptability Questionnaire (SUTAQ). Methods Questionnaires measuring the acceptability of… 

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