Gestalt - New technology old cultures a review of the adoption of the telemedicine centre in Kosovo

Sinead O'Neill, Anita Kealy, Larry Stapleton

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Abstract

The medical profession are one of the most educated people in the world. However, how does this profession adopt and uptake new information technologies for learning and professional engagement. This paper reviews theories of innovation and adoption from the information systems literature to analysis the adoption of information and communication technologies by the medical profession in the Kosovo. It uses findings from a grounded approach in an attempt to develop a new model for technology acceptance. Thereby opening an avenue of research for control and automation systems theory and practice, which could inform policy in respect of the e-readiness of the medical profession especially in post-conflicit regions.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication15th IFAC Workshop on International Stability, Technology and Culture, SWIIS 2013 - Proceedings
PublisherIFAC Secretariat
Pages21-26
Number of pages6
EditionPART 1
ISBN (Print)9783902823342
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event15th IFAC Workshop on International Stability, Technology and Culture, SWIIS 2013 - Prishtina, Kosovo, Serbia
Duration: 06 Jun 201308 Jun 2013

Publication series

NameIFAC Proceedings Volumes (IFAC-PapersOnline)
NumberPART 1
Volume15
ISSN (Print)1474-6670

Conference

Conference15th IFAC Workshop on International Stability, Technology and Culture, SWIIS 2013
Country/TerritorySerbia
CityPrishtina, Kosovo
Period06/06/201308/06/2013

Keywords

  • ICT
  • Innovation
  • Technology adoption

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