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Table 3 Critical adoption factors for adopting clinical information systems in the reviewed studies

From: A knowledge-based taxonomy of critical factors for adopting electronic health record systems by physicians: a systematic literature review

Critical factor Number of studies by study type
  Descriptive Cross-sectional Analytical Experimental Quasi-experimental
User attitude towards information systems 24 [5, 15, 22, 2442, 66, 67] 13 [4350, 6870, 87, 89] 7 [5157] 2 [58, 59] 8 [4, 11, 6065]
Workflow impact 8 [15, 24, 2630, 67] 10 [3, 4345, 47, 48, 68, 69, 73, 74] 8 [7, 5156, 75]   3 [4, 60, 61]
Interoperability 11 [5, 6, 8, 22, 24, 27, 30, 33, 77, 78, 88] 2 [79, 89]    2 [4, 61]
Technical support 8 [5, 15, 2426, 31, 32, 66] 3 [45, 74, 86] 2 [7, 76]   1 [62]
Communication among users 4 [2426, 66] 3 [45, 46, 87] 5 [2, 7, 51, 52, 75]   
Expert support 7 [5, 15, 24, 25, 28, 31, 66] 1 [45] 2 [7, 76]   1 [4]