Volume 8, Number 3 (9-2014)                   payavard 2014, 8(3): 235-248 | Back to browse issues page


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Azizzadeh M, Tofighi S, Fayaz Bakhsh A. Study Of Nurses' Views About The Impact Of Hospital Information System On Nursing Processes In Farabi Hospital In Tehran. payavard. 2014; 8 (3) :235-248
URL: http://payavard.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5480-en.html

1- Master of Sciences Student in Health Care Management, Health Care Management Department, School of Management and Information Science, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
2- Assistant Professor, Health Care Management Department, School of Hygiene, Baghiyat Allah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3- Assistant Professor, Health Care Management Department, School of Allied Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , Fayaz@tums. ac.ir
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Background and Aim: Nurses are major end-users of hospital information systems (HIS). Therefore their views about strengths and weaknesses of the system are important, and, if addressed, could improve the software system and, in turn, the hospital performance. The purpose of this study was to assess the nurses' perspective about the impact of HIS in Farabi Hospital on nursing process in terms of precision, accuracy and speed .

 Materials and Methods: This was a cross-sectional study . Validity of the adopted questionnaire was approved by a panel of experts in the field. Its reliability was confirmed by Cronbakh-α coefficient test.

 Results: Sixty one percent of responding nurses were somehow satisfied with the implemented HIS, while a remaining 30.5 percent had a complete satisfaction. Also, nurses comments on HIS showed, in general, it enhanced the effectiveness of their related processes.

 Conclusion : According to the nurses, HIS has improved the speed, precision and accuracy of the processes. However, at the same time references was made to some shortcomings in the system, such as low-speed and lack of envision for some important processes, such as appropriate forms for documentation.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Hospital Managment
Received: 2014/11/1 | Accepted: 2014/11/1 | Published: 2014/11/1

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