Critical Success Factors for Adoption of Electronic Health Record Systems: Literature Review and Prescriptive Analysis Academic Article uri icon


  • Adoption of electronic health record systems in healthcare has been relatively slow. This article proposes critical success factors for electronic health record adoption based on a comprehensive literature review and prescriptive analysis. The proposed 26 critical success factors for electronic health records are of value to both practice and research: practitioners are offered guidance with regard to managing electronic health record implementations toward adoption success, while researchers are offered a basis for further research about electronic health record implementation and adoption.

publication date

  • January 1, 2014