Electronic Health Records Assimilation and Physician Identity Evolution: An Identity Theory Perspective

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleElectronic Health Records Assimilation and Physician Identity Evolution: An Identity Theory Perspective Author(S)Abhay Nath Mishra (Author)
Abstract  With the lack of timely and relevant patient information at the point of care increasingly being linked to adverse medical outcomes, effective management and exchange of patient data has emerged as a strategic imperative for the healthcare industry. Healthcare informaticians have suggested that electronic health record systems (EHRS) can facilitate information sharing within and between healthcare stakeholders such as physician practices, hospitals, insurance companies, and laboratories. We examine the assimilation of EHRS in physician practices through a novel and understudied theoretical lens of physicians' identities ...Paginationp738 - 760
SubjectManagementDescriptorsInformation technology Computers
Journal TitleInformation Systems Research  
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