International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Willingness to Adopt Telemedicine in Major Iraqi Hospitals: A Pilot Study

Table 1

Operationalization of the factors and items.

Factor ItemsReferences

Privacy3 items[17, 19]
Culture3 items[1921]
Attitude toward telemedicine 3 items[22, 23]
Benefit5 items[20, 21, 24]
Connectivity 3 items[25, 26]
IT capability3 items[20, 21, 24, 27]
Compatibility 3 items[5, 13, 28]
Data warehouse3 items[2931]
Technical support3 items[21, 32]
Top management support3 items[5, 13, 28, 33]
Cost4 items[20, 24, 34]
Policy3 items[5, 13, 20, 21, 28]
Upper-level leadership3 items[5, 13, 35]

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