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Table 1 Electronic health record implementation factors common to all user groups

From: Comparison of user groups' perspectives of barriers and facilitators to implementing electronic health records: a systematic review

Factor User groups (number of studies) Number of studies (%)
  Physicians Health care professionals Managers Patients  
Design or technical concerns 9 9 3 1 22 (42.3)
Privacy and security concerns 4 5 4 8 21 (40.4)
Cost issues 8 3 7 1 19 (36.5)
Lack of time and workload 7 6 3 1 17 (32.7)
Motivation to use EHR 3 7 2 4 16 (30.8)
Productivity 4 5 3 2 14 (26.9)
Perceived ease of use 3 6 2 2 13 (25.0)
Patient and health professional interaction 3 4 1 4 12 (23.1)
Interoperability 2 2 3 3 10 (19.2)
Familiarity, ability with EHR 2 2 2 3 9 (17.3)