Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.21256/zhaw-3372
Title: Usage and acceptance of drone technology in healthcare : exploring patients and physicians perspective
Authors : Krey, Mike
Seiler, Roger
Proceedings: Proceedings of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
Pages : 4135
Pages to: 4144
Conference details: The 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Science, Grand Wailea, January 8-11, 2019
Publisher / Ed. Institution : HICSS
Issue Date: 2019
License (according to publishing contract) : CC BY-NC-ND 4.0: Attribution - Non commercial - No derivatives 4.0 International
Type of review: Peer review (Abstract)
Language : English
Subjects : Drone; Healthcare
Subject (DDC) : 362: Health and social services
620: Engineering
Abstract: Modern technologies such as virtual reality, robots or drones are getting more and more important for organizations. Accordingly, the question arises in which industries these technologies can make a difference. This paper examines the use of drones in Swiss hospitals. A literature review is conducted outlining the most relevant flied of application for drone usage in healthcare. These use cases are then qualitatively rated by employees and patients of hospitals from different regions in Switzerland. Among others, the analysis revealed that employees and patients have strong concerns about drone usage in the hospital environment in the case drones provide diagnosis capabilities, but show less doubts if drones are used for delivery processes.
Departement: School of Management and Law
Publication type: Conference Paper
DOI : 10.21256/zhaw-3372
ISBN: 978-0-9981331-2-6
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/15635
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