Exploratory Study of Success Factors for U-Health System and Analysis of It's Weight

U-Health 서비스의 성과에 영향을 미치는 성공요인과 중요도 분석

  • 전제란 (대전보건대학 의무행정과)
  • Received : 2012.06.20
  • Accepted : 2012.07.06
  • Published : 2012.07.31


This study was to analyze the influences of various factors on the u-health service. Data was surveyed from experienced of u-Health service sectors. We measured legal support, IT-infra, user education, the user education, and the u-Health solution, are the critical success factors for the u-Health service. Also we evaluated u-Health services by survey data from the users. We did also the research to evaluate the validity and reliability of these factors. After that the Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) was applied to measure the weights among these factors. Factor analysis resulted in 6 major factors (Eigenvalue > 1.0). The AHP analysis showed the list of Critical Success Factors weighted by its significance priorities. The results of this paper could be the valuable references for the policy making process of the u-Health system in Korea.