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Table 4 Summary of drivers and inhibitors

From: An empirical study to determine factors that motivate and limit the implementation Of ICT in healthcare environments

Drivers Inhibitors
Attract more practitioners Administrative constraints
Better quality of service Benefit evaluation barrier
Delivery of high quality information Communication with colleagues
Easy access to data Communication with physicians
Efficiency in communication Complications in note taking due to difficult to read & write screens
Improved clinical flow  
Improved clinical performance Device usage barrier
Improved delivery of information Electronic medical records
Improved public image Electronic prescribing
More contact time with patients Legal barriers
Positive impact on patient safety Patient education
Reduced inaccuracies Problems in obtaining lab results
Reduced medical errors Resource barrier
Reduced overall cost  
Saving effort  
Savings in time  
Reduced workload