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Table 1 Key terms and definitions

From: Diffusion of e-health innovations in ‘post-conflict’ settings: a qualitative study on the personal experiences of health workers

Innovation ‘An idea, practice, or object that is perceived as new by the individual or other unit of adoption’ [9].
Diffusion ‘The process by which an innovation is communicated through certain channels over time among the members of a social system’ [9].
Post-conflict ‘Four features characterise post-conflict situations: (1) The signing of a formal peace agreement; (2) A process of political transition, by elections, military or civilian coups; (3) Increased levels of security; (4) A perception among national and international actors that there is an opportunity for peace and recovery’ [10].
E-health ‘The transfer of health resources and health care by electronic means’ [11].