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Implementation factors and their effect on e-Health service adoption in rural communities: a systematic literature review

  • Eveline Hage1Email author,
  • John P Roo1,
  • Marjolein AG van Offenbeek1 and
  • Albert Boonstra1
BMC Health Services Research201313:19

Received: 12 July 2012

Accepted: 28 December 2012

Published: 12 January 2013

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Original Submission
12 Jul 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
28 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Elizabeth Murray
2 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jos Aarts
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Nov 2012 Author responded Author comments - Eveline Hage
Resubmission - Version 3
20 Nov 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
28 Dec 2012 Editorially accepted
12 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-13-19

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Innovation Management & Strategy, University of Groningen