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[Diffusion and adoption of health care innovations in cardiology, in Argentina].

Authors
  • Borracci, Raúl A
  • Giorgi, Mariano A
  • Giorgi, Guido
  • Darú, Víctor
  • Manente, Diego
  • Tajer, Carlos D
  • Doval, Hernán C
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revista médica de Chile
Publisher
SciELO Comision Nacional de Investigacion Cientifica Y Tecnologica
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2013
Volume
141
Issue
1
Pages
49–57
Identifiers
DOI: 10.4067/S0034-98872013000100007
PMID: 23732414
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Among surveyed physicians there was an attitude towards rapid acceptance of innovations in health care. However, when analyzing the direct opinion of physicians, most cases preferred usefulness demonstrated before accepting innovations. The social network including respondents and opinion leaders showed a scale-free topology with a big influence of a few over the whole network.

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