Volume 13, Number 40 (7-2010)                   jha 2010, 13(40): 23-30 | Back to browse issues page


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Tamjid S, Rezaei Sharifabadi S. Study of Effective Usage of Information Technology by Residents in Iran University of Medical Sciences . jha. 2010; 13 (40) :23-30
URL: http://jha.iums.ac.ir/article-1-630-en.html

Abstract:   (5121 Views)

 Introduction: IT ability cognition and End-User recognition is necessary. Inappropriate use of new technology for professional knowledge transmission leads to inadequacy of technology and cost waste. This research was aimed to study current status of information technology usage in sample community, and effective usage of technology via End-Users views.

Methods: This is a survey research data collection tools is a researcher made questionnaire. The study population were 816 medical residents, 212 selected as a sample to study. SPSS 17 software used for data analyzing..

Results: We found the results as follows: Use of E-Mail (48.6%), personal digital assistant (47%), Athens (44.7%), RSS (38.5%), Alert (35.8%), Web log (35.2%), Small Message Service (33%), pod cast (32.9%) and Chat (31.2%) can be considered as Much and too Much cases for effective application of IT, respectively.

Conclusion: Factors like unlimited (time and location) and easy access to the needed information, wide variety and up-to-date sources, consult of expert librarian in classification and transmission of information, traceability of information have a determinant role in IT facilities selection.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2010/08/17

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