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dc.contributor.authorJannati, N
dc.contributor.authorNakhaee, N
dc.contributor.authorYazdi-Feyzabadi, V
dc.contributor.authorTjondronegoro, D
dc.date.accessioned2021-05-28T01:58:09Z
dc.date.available2021-05-28T01:58:09Z
dc.date.issued2021
dc.identifier.issn1386-5056
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2021.104474
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/404731
dc.description.abstractAim: This study aimed to evaluate the patients' satisfaction with using store-and-forward voice and text messaging teleconsultation service to provide primary health care to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Method: A cross-sectional survey was conducted between October 1 and December 1, 2020, in Iran. The study population consisted of patients who used the service. Three hundred-ninety-six patients were enrolled in the study by convenience sampling. Data were collected by a researcher-made questionnaire. The face, comprehensibility, and content validity of the questionnaire were tested and met. The reliability of this questionnaire was confirmed (r = 0.9). Descriptive statistics and multinomial logistic regression were conducted. Data were analyzed using STATA 14.0 software. Results: In total, 396 patients responded to the online questionnaire. The mean age of patients was 37 ± 10.31 years. More than half of them had an academic degree (65.40 %). Teleconsultation was considered satisfactory by 172 patients (43.43 %), while more than half of the patients (56.57 %) were unsatisfied with teleconsultation. In terms of “quality of care provided” and “patient information privacy” components, around 41 % of patients were satisfied. However, the number of patients who feel satisfied with teleconsultation's similarity to a face-to-face encounter was lower (37.88 %). The results showed no significant relationship between age, gender, education, and overall satisfaction (p > 0.05). The association between overall satisfaction and health status was (AOR = 1.51, 95 % CI = 1.16–1.96). Conclusion: More than half of patients from our study did not have a good experience with teleconsultation. This is also partially due to the use of existing communication platform, instead of custom-made solution. It is necessary to improve the services' quality and meet patients' needs to optimize patients' experience, particularly during a health crisis, resulting in better health outcomes and end-user satisfaction.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.languageen
dc.publisherElsevier BV
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom104474
dc.relation.ispartofjournalInternational Journal of Medical Informatics
dc.relation.ispartofvolume151
dc.subject.fieldofresearchPublic Health and Health Services
dc.subject.fieldofresearchInformation and Computing Sciences
dc.subject.fieldofresearchEngineering
dc.subject.fieldofresearchMedical and Health Sciences
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode1117
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode08
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode09
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode11
dc.titleA cross-sectional online survey on patients’ satisfaction using store-and-forward voice and text messaging teleconsultation service during the COVID‑19 pandemic
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dcterms.bibliographicCitationJannati, N; Nakhaee, N; Yazdi-Feyzabadi, V; Tjondronegoro, D, A cross-sectional online survey on patients’ satisfaction using store-and-forward voice and text messaging teleconsultation service during the COVID‑19 pandemic, International Journal of Medical Informatics, 2021, 151, pp. 104474
dc.date.updated2021-05-27T23:56:30Z
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gro.griffith.authorTjondronegoro, Dian W.


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