Physicians will happily adopt information technology

Zitner, David
May 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/23/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 11, p1583
Academic Journal
Presents an opinion on an article about the analysis of computer information system implementation at hospitals in Canada to understand better the dynamics of physicians' resistance to such implementation. Views on the peculiarities of health care system in the country; Impact of the implementation of the information technology system on the time spent and quality medical care for patients; Need for hospital administrators to explore the reasons for resistance and develop strategies for success.


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