A Conceptual Model for Telemedicine Adoption: An Examination of Technology Acceptance Model
Manoranjan Dash1, Preeti Y Shadangi2, Sunil Kar3, Rita Prusty4
1Dr.Manoranjan Dash, Associate Professor, Department of Faculty of Management Sciences, Siksha O Anusandhan (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar, India.
2Dr.Preeti Y Shadangi, Research Scholar, Department of Faculty of Management Sciences,Siksha O Anusandhan (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar, India.
3Dr.Sunil Kar, Associate Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Hi-Tech Dental College & Hospital, Bhubaneswar, India
4Mrs. Rita Prusty , Assistant Professor, Department of Faculty of Management Sciences, Siksha O Anusandhan (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar, India
Manuscript received on 13 March 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 21 March 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 July 2019 | PP: 1286-1288 | Volume-8 Issue-2, July 2019 | Retrieval Number: B1916078219/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.B1916.078219
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Abstract: India is attaining a high rate of adoption of telemedicine services and which is contributing towards the growth of Indian economy. Healthcare industry in India is going through a massive transformational change .Low cost driven channel for delivering health care services to the patient at their convenience and where distance is matter of concern. Government and private hospitals had started to render their health care service to the urban as well as rural community’s .Digital OPD is thus leading towards a digital culture for providing health care services. However lot of issues and challenges arise regarding adoption of telemedicine services by the physicians working in different private and government hospitals. This study was made in Odisha with a sample size of 134.Technology acceptance Model (TAM) model was extended in the study with other external factors and SEM modeling was used to predict the significant factors leading to the prediction of the adoption of telemedicine services by Physician’s. The TAM model is a good predictive model for the adoption of telemedicine services by the Physician’s.
Keywords: TAM Model, Digital Healthcare, Telemedicine, Digital OPD
Scope of the Article: Healthcare Informatics