Stadelmann (2012) [12]

To assess e-health readiness at university hospitals in Egypt

6 interviews


Implementing e-health solutions will lead to the improvement of the following areas: Human resources management, governance, and finance.

E-health readiness areas to be targeted are: culture, leadership, strategy, information management, clinical and administrative staff, training, workflows, accountability, finance, patient involvement, IT infrastructure and IT management.


Cherry (2011) [23]

To evaluate the psychometric properties of E-health readiness assessment tools at long Term Care (LTC) facilities in the unites States



The LTC Readiness Assessment Tool for EHR Implementation is supported to be used for readiness assessment. Internal reliability was supported with a Cronbach’s alpha coefficient of 0.95.


Yusif, Hafeez-Baig, and Soar (2017) [19]

To examine e-health readiness assessment tools and formulate recommendations


Systematic Review

Six e-readiness themes were identified: Technological readiness, Core/Need/Motivational readiness, acceptance and usage readiness, organizational readiness, IT skills/training/learning readiness, engagement Readiness, and societal readiness.


Ajami, Ketabi, Isfahani, and Heidari (2011) [15]

To present the e-health readiness assessment in the roadmap of e-health solutions implementation and discuss the main areas in readiness assessment


Literature Review

E-health implementation road map consists of 6 stages: assessment, planning, selection, implementation, evaluation, and improvement. The first stage of readiness assessment is critical for successful e-health solution. The readiness assessment should target infrastructure readiness, technical architecture readiness, and process readiness.


Saleh, Khodor, Alameddine, and Baroud (2016) [10]

To assess the e-health readiness at primary health centers in Lebanon



Majority of care providers at primary centers in Lebanon are ready for implementation of e-health solutions.

Factors that affect e-health readiness are: personal beneficence, management support, change efficacy, and level of comfort using computers