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TitlePervasive intelligent decision support system: technology acceptance in intensive care units
Author(s)Portela, Filipe
Aguiar, Jorge
Santos, Manuel Filipe
Silva, Álvaro
Rua, Fernando
KeywordsTAM
INTCare
Technology acceptance
Intensive care
Decision support system
Pervasive
Technology assessment.
Issue date2013
PublisherSpringer
JournalAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
Abstract(s)Intensive Care Units are considered a critical environment where the decision needs to be carefully taken. The real-time recognition of the condition of the patient is important to drive the decision process efficiently. In order to help the decision process, a Pervasive Intelligent Decision Support System (PIDSS) was developed. To provide a better comprehension of the acceptance of the PIDSS it is very important to assess how the users accept the system at level of usability and their importance in the Decision Making Process. This assessment was made using the four constructs proposed by the Technology Acceptance Methodology and a questionnaire-based approach guided by the Delphi Methodology. The results obtained so far show that although the users are satisfied with the offered information recognizing its importance, they demand for a faster system.
TypeConference paper
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/26458
ISBN9783642369803
DOI10.1007/978-3-642-36981-0_27
ISSN2194-5357
Publisher versionhttp://rd.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-642-36981-0_27
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:DSI - Engenharia e Gestão de Sistemas de Informação

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