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A STUDY OF INTERNET OF THINGS ENABLED HEALTHCARE ACCEPTANCE IN MALAYSIA

YAP SY YUAN, TAN CHYE CHEAH.

Abstract
The power of Internet of Things (IoT) has disrupted the traditional business models of industries, especially in healthcare industry. The emerging of connected sensors and devices, and the advancement of wireless technology, cloud computing, and data analytics, have been transforming the healthcare from case-based paid service to value-based care service. These value-based care services is known as IoT enabled healthcare applications. The aim of the IoT enabled healthcare is to eventually provide a low-cost, advanced technology, and high accessibility care services for patients and consumers. Some developed countries have been implementing the IoT enabled applications in healthcare sector and obtained satisfactory result. In this paper, Diffusion of Innovations (DOI) model was applied to study the IoT diffusion in public and Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) was used to study the degree of IoT is accepted in public. In addition, survey questionnaire was developed to collect data from the public and consequently identify the barriers for Malaysia to embrace the IoT into healthcare sector. After going through the data collection, IoT enabled healthcare application is accepted by most of the respondents. IoT healthcare application is reaching the decision stage that Malaysian need more persuasion to encourage them to make the decision of using the IoT healthcare application. Lastly, six major barriers for service provider and public to adopt IoT healthcare application were then identified in this paper.

Key words: Adoption Barrier, IoT, Healthcare, Healthcare Facilities, Remote Monitoring, Telehealth, Wearable Device.


 
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YAP SY YUAN, TAN CHYE CHEAH. A STUDY OF INTERNET OF THINGS ENABLED HEALTHCARE ACCEPTANCE IN MALAYSIA. JCR. 2020; 7(3): 25-32. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.03.04


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YAP SY YUAN, TAN CHYE CHEAH. A STUDY OF INTERNET OF THINGS ENABLED HEALTHCARE ACCEPTANCE IN MALAYSIA. http://www.jcreview.com/?mno=90729 [Access: May 30, 2021]. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.03.04


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YAP SY YUAN, TAN CHYE CHEAH. A STUDY OF INTERNET OF THINGS ENABLED HEALTHCARE ACCEPTANCE IN MALAYSIA. JCR. 2020; 7(3): 25-32. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.03.04



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YAP SY YUAN, TAN CHYE CHEAH. A STUDY OF INTERNET OF THINGS ENABLED HEALTHCARE ACCEPTANCE IN MALAYSIA. JCR. (2020), [cited May 30, 2021]; 7(3): 25-32. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.03.04



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YAP SY YUAN, TAN CHYE CHEAH (2020) A STUDY OF INTERNET OF THINGS ENABLED HEALTHCARE ACCEPTANCE IN MALAYSIA. JCR, 7 (3), 25-32. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.03.04



Turabian Style

YAP SY YUAN, TAN CHYE CHEAH. 2020. A STUDY OF INTERNET OF THINGS ENABLED HEALTHCARE ACCEPTANCE IN MALAYSIA. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (3), 25-32. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.03.04



Chicago Style

YAP SY YUAN, TAN CHYE CHEAH. "A STUDY OF INTERNET OF THINGS ENABLED HEALTHCARE ACCEPTANCE IN MALAYSIA." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 25-32. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.03.04



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

YAP SY YUAN, TAN CHYE CHEAH. "A STUDY OF INTERNET OF THINGS ENABLED HEALTHCARE ACCEPTANCE IN MALAYSIA." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.3 (2020), 25-32. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.03.04



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

YAP SY YUAN, TAN CHYE CHEAH (2020) A STUDY OF INTERNET OF THINGS ENABLED HEALTHCARE ACCEPTANCE IN MALAYSIA. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (3), 25-32. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.03.04