CAN WE IMPROVE THE ACCEPTANCE OF E-HEALTHCARE SERVICES BY ELDERLY PEOPLE?

Mariona Estrada, Raquel Navarro-Prieto, Elena Parra, Angélica Ñañez

Abstract

The goal of this position paper is to provide a methodological framework for the development of healthcare information and communication technologies for elderly people. This methodological approach is based on three complementary areas: user centred design; variables in the e-healthcare acceptance by elderly people (social, cognitive and psychomotor aspects); and the methodologies that will allow us to gather critical knowledge about all these aspects. In order to gather information about all these aspects we need to use a multidisciplinary approach that will bring together observational studies about user requirements in real context; experimental methodologies that will gather the impact of psychomotor and cognitive aspects that are relevant to elderly people; and technology specialists that will provide input about ideal technological solutions for the needs of this specific group.

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Estrada M., Navarro-Prieto R., Parra E. and Ñañez A. (2010). CAN WE IMPROVE THE ACCEPTANCE OF E-HEALTHCARE SERVICES BY ELDERLY PEOPLE? . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2010) ISBN 978-989-674-016-0, pages 477-480. DOI: 10.5220/0002759604770480


in Bibtex Style

@conference{healthinf10,
author={Mariona Estrada and Raquel Navarro-Prieto and Elena Parra and Angélica Ñañez},
title={CAN WE IMPROVE THE ACCEPTANCE OF E-HEALTHCARE SERVICES BY ELDERLY PEOPLE?},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={477-480},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002759604770480},
isbn={978-989-674-016-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2010)
TI - CAN WE IMPROVE THE ACCEPTANCE OF E-HEALTHCARE SERVICES BY ELDERLY PEOPLE?
SN - 978-989-674-016-0
AU - Estrada M.
AU - Navarro-Prieto R.
AU - Parra E.
AU - Ñañez A.
PY - 2010
SP - 477
EP - 480
DO - 10.5220/0002759604770480