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An Integrated Success Model for Adopting Biometric Authentication Technique for District Health Information Management System 2, Ghana

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2020
Lazarus Kwao, Richard Millham, Enoch Opanin Gyamfi

Lazarus Kwao, Richard Millham and Enoch Opanin Gyamfi. An Integrated Success Model for Adopting Biometric Authentication Technique for District Health Information Management System 2, Ghana. International Journal of Computer Applications 177(40):1-16, February 2020. BibTeX

	author = {Lazarus Kwao and Richard Millham and Enoch Opanin Gyamfi},
	title = {An Integrated Success Model for Adopting Biometric Authentication Technique for District Health Information Management System 2, Ghana},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {February 2020},
	volume = {177},
	number = {40},
	month = {Feb},
	year = {2020},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {1-16},
	numpages = {16},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2020919686},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


This paper evaluated users’ perspective of adopting a biometric authentication technique by utilizing a proposed model derived from the technology acceptance model to determine how effective user accepts a proposed keystroke biometric authentication in an E-Health System. This paper combined the TAM of Davis et al with the success adoption model of DeLone and McLean where external variables for the TAM of Davis et al were derived from the four dimensions considered in the model of DM. The research design is a self-administered survey and the empirical part of the research is quantitative. The aim of the empirical part is to test the fit of the conceptual model with received data based on a questionnaire. This paper uses a cross-sectional approach that provides a “snapshot” of the secured system’s usefulness and ease-of-use from the perspective of the end-users. Based on empirical findings, users with a higher degree of perceived usefulness, privacy concerns, and security concerns will demonstrate a more positive attitude towards adopting keystroke biometric authentication in an e-Health System. The proposed model and its elements prove that it can be a useful tool for decision makers in evaluating authentication techniques in e-health systems.


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DHIMS 2, Technology Acceptance, Delone and McLean, Keystroke Biometrics Authentication, Ghana e-Health Service