International Journal of
Library and Information Science

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Lib. Inf. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2537
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 246

Article in Press

Influence of utilization of ICT services and health professionals’ work productivity

Emmanuel Ubi Omini

  •  Received: 28 July 2022
  •  Accepted: 16 September 2022
The study determined the influence of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) services utilization and health professionals' work productivity. Research questions and hypotheses were posed to guide the study. Literature was reviewed in line with the variables under study. A survey research design was adopted comprising 390 population with a sample of 195 of the entire population of health professionals representing 50 percent of the population drawn for the study. A purposive and Accidental sampling approach was used for the study. The instrument titled "Utilization of Information and Communication Technology Services and Health Professionals' Work Productivity Questionnaire" (UICTSHPWPQ) was validated by experts and the data was analyzed using a one-way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) with Independent t-test. All hypotheses were tested at a .05 level of significance. Findings revealed a significant influence of utilization of computer and ICT services significantly influence health professionals' work productivity with regards to their gender. Based on the findings of the study, it was recommended amongst others that, the government and management of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital should provide functional ICT services for its workforce to enable them to have a conducive place for learning, research, and enhance staff efficiency and productivity in their workplace.

Keywords: Utilization, ICT Services, Health Professionals, Work Productivity.