Validation of the impact of Health Information Technology (I-HIT) scale : an international collaborative

Dykes, Patricia, Hurley, Ann, Brown, Suzanne, Carr, Robyn, Cashen, Margaret, Collins, Rita, Cook, Robyn, Currie, Leanne, Docherty, Charles, Ensio, Anneli, Foster, Joanne, Hardike, Nicholas, Honey, Michelle, Killalea, Rosaleen, Murphy, Judy, Saranto, Kaija, Sensmeier, Joyce, & Weaver, Charlotte (2009) Validation of the impact of Health Information Technology (I-HIT) scale : an international collaborative. In Saranto, K., Brennan, P., Park, H-A., Tallberg, M., & Ensio, A. (Eds.) Studies in Health Technology and Informatics : Proceedings of the 10th International Congress on Nursing Informatics, IOS Press BV, Helsinki, pp. 618-622.


In 2005, the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Nursing Informatics Community developed a survey to measure the impact of health information technology (HIT), the IHIT Scale, on the role of nurses and interdisciplinary communication in hospital settings. In 2007, nursing informatics colleagues from Australia, England, Finland, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland and the United States formed a research collaborative to validate the IHIT across countries. All teams have completed construct and face validation in their countries. Five out of six teams have initiated reliability testing by practicing nurses. This paper reports the international collaborative’s validation of the IHIT Scale completed to date.

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ID Code: 31930
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Information Technology, Computer Use, Nursing Practice
ISBN: 9781607500247
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700) > Health Informatics (080702)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 IOS Press
Deposited On: 22 Apr 2010 23:46
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2017 14:40

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