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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



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