USING DIFFUSION OF INNOVATION THEORY TO IMPLEMENT ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS FRAMEWORK IN AFGHANISTAN

  • Abdul Wahid Samadzai PhD student in Tallinn University
  • Professor David Lamas PhD student at Tallinn University, Estonia
Keywords: Innovation, Record, Framework, Afghanistan, Hospital, Clinic, Patients

Abstract

In an environment of widespread demand in the healthcare system for the provision of equitable, achievable and safe healthcare, the use of information communication technology (ICT) is individual of the identified solutions to meet such expectations. The Electronic Health Record (EHR) is a main instrument towards achieving well healthcare using such technology, although, across the world EHR implementation has experienced a great failure rate. The aim of this research is to move from paper-based health record to some electronic health record. For achieving this aim, the researcher used diffusion of innovation theory.

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Published
2021-03-04
How to Cite
Samadzai, A. W., & Lamas, D. (2021). USING DIFFUSION OF INNOVATION THEORY TO IMPLEMENT ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS FRAMEWORK IN AFGHANISTAN. International Journal of Engineering Technologies and Management Research, 8(2), 70-78. https://doi.org/10.29121/ijetmr.v8.i2.2021.857