‘Enabling Technologies’ and ‘User-Participation’ as main Factors for Success of E-health Systems in Developing Countries like Pakistan

Qamar Afaq Qureshi


IT-applications in healthcare offers a novel way for improving the standard of healthcare services especially in developing states .In Pakistan both Government and private sector healthcare institutions are trying to take advantage of IT-applications for healthcare services just to come up with the rational-decisions for many healthcare-related problems in the country. ICTs for healthcare services provide opportunities for improvement by providing better, reliable and secure services to the patients, healthcare providers, staff and other stake holders both inside a hospital and also to distant patients where no physical healthcare infrastructure is available. This paper evaluates the effects of two key factors (enabling technologies and user participation) to see their influence on success of e-health systems in hospitals of Pakistan. The healthcare organizations having proper hardware and software and user participation in the development of IS ensures successful adoption and use of e-health systems in healthcare organizations anywhere including developing states.

Keywords: Enabling Technologies, User-participation, E-health System, Developing Countries

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