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Implementing EHRs in Physical Therapy: Patients Perspectives

Postolache, O. ; Postolache, G. ; Pedro, LP ; Oliveira, RO

Implementing EHRs in Physical Therapy: Patients Perspectives, Proc People Inc Asia -Oceania Congress For Neurorehanilitation AOCNR, Seul, Korea, North, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, September, 2015.

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In a population with 19% of people being 65 years old or over,
and only 13,4 physical therapists per 100.000 residents, the implementation of
electronic health records (EHRs) in physical therapy may assist related human
resource issues and can help to improve the quality of care services. The
patients’ perspectives regarding information and communication technologies
(ICT) are poorly investigated, although the importance of this information for
successful adoption of EHRs is well understood. The aim of this study is to
describe patients’ perceptions of ICT for EHRs implementation in physical