1 E-Business & Commerce Department, Faculty of Administrative & Financial Sciences, University of Petra, Amman, Jordan
2 College of Computer and Information Technology, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
3 College of Technological Innovation, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE
4 Department of Information System, Faculty of Computing, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia
One of the main challenges to hospital patient flow and treatment includes the lack of a patient-centered approach, which in turn contributes to non-effective teamwork communication.
To introduce patient-centered approach by implementing electronic clinical pathways to support more effective teamwork communication. To study how to enhance teamwork communication in healthcare by implementing electronic clinical pathways.
We propose a research model, integrating the Donbedian model and the socio-technical theory, to investigate the factors that influence teamwork communication in healthcare. This research applied a quantitative approach using a survey method that was designed along the same principles as in the related work. Preliminary data collection was conducted using the survey method for problem formulation.
Designed and developed a model for implementing electronic clinical pathways to enhance teamwork communication in healthcare.
This study provides recommendations to hospitals to enhance teamwork communication in healthcare by implementing electronic clinical pathways.
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