Title

Understanding individual users’ perspectives on the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) system: results of field study

Document Type

Conference publication

Publication details

Xu, J, Gao, X, Hammond, J, Antonius, N, & Sorwar, G 2018, 'Understanding individual users’ perspectives on the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) system: results of field study', in M Moktari, B Abdulrazak & H Aloulou (eds), Smart homes and health telematics: designing a better future: urban assisted living: 16th International Conference, ICOST 2018, Singapore, 10-12 July, Springer, Switzerland, pp. 292-297. ISBN: 9783319945224

Published version available from

http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-94523-1_28

Peer Reviewed

Peer-Reviewed

Abstract

This study explores the understanding of and the current status of adoption and use of the personally controlled electronic health record (PCEHR) system among Australian consumers and aims to identify concerns/issues associated with the PCEHR system and factors influencing their decision regarding adoption and use of the PCEHR system. A qualitative field study was undertaken, in which 30 individuals/consumers were interviewed. The outcomes of this study have both theoretical and practical implications to the Australian Government’s ongoing implementation of the PCEHR system.

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