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The Factors Affecting Intentions of Medical Staff to Use Personal Health Record in Northern Hospitals of Taiwan

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01124084
First Posted: May 14, 2010
Last Update Posted: May 14, 2010
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Collaborator:
Taipei Medical University
Information provided by:
Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital
  Purpose

Application of health information technology be able to solve a lot of problems of medical management, and effective actions to achieve the purpose of medical care. The "Personal Health Record" (PHR), so that patients can have, access and update their health records and share health information to a new healthcare provider can avoid the duplication of a clinic procedures, reduce medical costs and time, and can make an appointment online, tracking vaccinations, check drug allergy, master with health-related information such as exercise, diet condition, and have no time constraints to the hospital clinic. In the future, PHR is expected to reduce medical errors, reduce costs, effective use of medical resources. Purpose of this study is to understand the impact to the staff's attitude and intention when they use the PHR, and to explore the medical records of personal health awareness and intention to use the relevant factors, the research result will be a reference to government authority or medical institutions in order to promote personal health record system in Taiwan.

In this study, there will include the medical staff of three hospitals in Taipei, the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM model) based structured questionnaire will be used, questionnaire had tested by validity and reliability. The electronic questionnaires will be used, and apply the software SPSS and Amos17.0 descriptive and inferential statistical analysis.


Condition
Healthy Subjects Health Care Providers

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Factors Affecting Intentions of Medical Staff to Use Personal Health Record in Northern Hospitals of Taiwan

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Further study details as provided by Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital:

Enrollment: 1800
Study Start Date: March 2010
Study Completion Date: May 2010
Primary Completion Date: April 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Health Care Providers

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Health care providers from three hospitals in Taipei
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Health care provider
  • Volunteer Subject
  • Be able to understand the content of questionnaire

Exclusion Criteria:

- None

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01124084


Locations
Taiwan
Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital
Taipei, Taiwan, 116
Sponsors and Collaborators
Taipei Medical University WanFang Hospital
Taipei Medical University
Investigators
Study Chair: Hsyien-Chia Wen, Ph.D. Taipei Medical University Department of Health Care
  More Information

Responsible Party: Hsyien-Chia Wen, Taipei Medical University Department of Health Care
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01124084     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 99014
First Submitted: May 11, 2010
First Posted: May 14, 2010
Last Update Posted: May 14, 2010
Last Verified: May 2010