The Technology Acceptance of Video Consultations for Type 2 Diabetes Care in General Practice: Cross-sectional Survey of Danish General Practitioners

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Background: During the COVID-19 pandemic, video consultations became a common method of delivering care in general practice. To date, research has mostly studied acute or subacute care, thereby leaving a knowledge gap regarding the potential of using video consultations to manage chronic diseases.
Objective: This study aimed to examine general practitioners’ technology acceptance of video consultations for the purpose of managing type 2 diabetes in general practice.
Methods: A web-based survey based on the technology acceptance model measuring 4 dimensions—perceived usefulness, perceived ease of use, attitude, and behavioral intention to use—was sent to all general practices (N=1678) in Denmark to elicit user perspectives. The data were analyzed using structural equation modeling.
Results: The survey sample comprised 425 general practitioners who were representative of the population. Structural equation modeling showed that 4 of the 5 hypotheses in the final research model were statistically significant (PConclusions: Perceived usefulness was the primary driver of general practitioners’ positive attitude toward video consultations for type 2 diabetes care. The study suggests that to improve attitude and technology use, decision-makers should focus on improving usefulness, that is, how it can improve treatment and make it more effective and easier.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
Artikelnummere37223
TidsskriftJournal of Medical Internet Research
Vol/bind24
Nummer8
Antal sider15
ISSN1439-4456
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StatusUdgivet - aug. 2022

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©Daniel Cæsar Torp, Annelli Sandbæk, Thim Prætorius. Originally published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (https://www.jmir.org), 30.08.2022.

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