International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 6, Issue 11 (2019)

Electronic health (E-Health) system: Barriers to its utilization by consumers and providers of healthcare services in developing countries


Emmanuel U Asogwa, John O Onyezere

Despite the fast-paced invention of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) devices, modified to meet health needs of consumers of healthcare, and coupled with the growing awareness about the availability and benefits of these e-health applications to human health improvement, promotion, protection, rehabilitation, and prevention and treatment of diseases and disabilities, there is a large body of evidence of resistance to the use of e-health in healthcare services delivery by consumers and providers of healthcare in developing countries. This paper therefore intends to discuss the barriers that have led to this resistance, and proffer solutions.
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Emmanuel U Asogwa, John O Onyezere. Electronic health (E-Health) system: Barriers to its utilization by consumers and providers of healthcare services in developing countries. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 6, Issue 11, 2019, Pages 112-117
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