IMPACTS OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES ON MEDICAL CARE - AN OVERVIEW OF ICT ASSOCIATION WITH MEDICAL DOCTORS

Abstract
This study aims to investigate the association of ICT tools with medical doctors for their professionals. A total of 427 respondents from Tamil Nadu state were surveyed using questionnaire method. The aim of this research is to examine the adoption of ICT by medical doctors in the field of medicine to enhance their profession. Since, India is one of the fastest developing nations in the world; India has understood the potential of diffusion of ICTs in the e-health for its rapid growth. This study also found that age, gender, education and occupation has statistically significant association among the adoption of Information and Communication Technology

Authors
R Jayaseelan1, C Pichandy2, S S Aiswariya3
VLB Janakiammal College of Arts and Science, India1,3, PSG College of Arts and Science, India2

Keywords
ICT, E-health, Medical Doctors, ICT Diffusion and Diffusion of Innovation Theory
Published By :
ICTACT
Published In :
ICTACT Journal on Management Studies
( Volume: 4 , Issue: 4 )
Date of Publication :
November 2018

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