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Readiness of Patients with Chronic Diseases to Use Health Information Technology: An Experience of a Developing Country

Mahnaz Samadbeik 1 , Ali Garavand 2 , Marzieh Saremian 3 , * , Zahra Baraei 4 and Mahin Adeli 5
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1 Social Determinants of Health Research Center, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran
2 School of Allied Medical Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Asadabad School of Medical Sciences, Asadabad, Iran
4 Student Research Committee, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran
5 Department of Statistics and Epidemiology, School of Health and Nutrition, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran
Article information
  • Shiraz E-Medical Journal: October 2018, 19 (10); e65797
  • Published Online: September 4, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: January 1, 2018
  • Revised: July 1, 2018
  • Accepted: August 8, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/semj.65797

To Cite: Samadbeik M, Garavand A, Saremian M, Baraei Z , Adeli M. Readiness of Patients with Chronic Diseases to Use Health Information Technology: An Experience of a Developing Country, Shiraz E-Med J. 2018 ; 19(10):e65797. doi: 10.5812/semj.65797.

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1. Background
2. Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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