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Table 7 Prioritization of EHR implementation factors for decision-making, by EHR user group

From: Users’ perspectives of key factors to implementing electronic health records in Canada: a Delphi study

  User group*
EHR implementation factor Healthcare professionals (Agreement in %) Health information professionals (Agreement in %) Managers (Agreement in %)
Perceived usefulness ≥ 75 % ≥ 75 %  
Productivity ≥ 75 % ≥ 75 %  
Motivation ≥ 75 % ≥ 75 %  
Patient and health professional interaction ≥ 75 %   
Lack of time and workload (professional tasks & EHR use) ≥ 75 %   
Resources available ≥ 75 %   
Participation of end-users in implementation ≥ 75 % ≥ 75 %  
Management   ≥ 75 %  
Outcome expectancy    ≥ 75 %
Interoperability    ≥ 75 %
  1. *Physicians are not presented in this table as this user group did not meet prioritization criteria.
  2. * Agreement in %: ≥ 75 % agreement.