Evaluation of Knowledge, Attitude, Practise and Adoption Among Health Care Professionals for Informatics/Computerised Technology Systems

Stud Health Technol Inform. 2016;225:997-8.

Abstract

This proposed study will be conducted in Telangana and Tamil Nadu states in India. Mapping of Health care Professionals by a web-based Delphi technique followed by Focus Group Discussion and Evaluation of Knowledge, Attitude, Practise and Adoption among Health Care Professionals for informatics/computerised technology systems by using structured questionnaire for knowledge and practice and for Attitudes toward Computers in Healthcare (P.A.T.C.H.) Scale will be used to collect the data. This study results will create evidence on present and relevant informatics/computerized technology systems needs and help the research team to develop informatics competencies list and design an online or offline skill up gradation programs for health professionals in India according to their diverse roles in the health care system. The researcher team believes these results will have National relevance to the current focus areas of Government of India and to strengthen the Health Informatics Program offered in IIPH, Hyderabad.

MeSH terms

  • Attitude to Computers*
  • Health Information Systems / statistics & numerical data*
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice*
  • Health Personnel / statistics & numerical data*
  • India
  • Medical Informatics / statistics & numerical data*
  • Practice Patterns, Physicians' / statistics & numerical data
  • Utilization Review / organization & administration*