publication . Conference object . Other literature type . Article . 2014

Service Robotics in Healthcare: A Perspective for Information Systems Researchers?

Tobias Mettler;
Open Access English
  • Published: 14 Dec 2014
  • Publisher: Association for Information Sytems
  • Country: Switzerland
Recent advances in electronics and telecommunication have paved the way for service robots to enter the clinical world. While service robotics has long been a core research theme in computer science and other engineering-related fields, it has attracted little interest of Information Systems (IS) researchers so far. We argue that service robotics represents an interesting area of investigation, especially for healthcare, since current research lacks a thorough examination of socio-technical problems and contextual influencing factors. This study identifies current research thrusts and delineates possible areas for theoretical, empirical, or design-oriented resea...
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