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Nakhoda M, Sheikh Taheri A, Esfandiari Pour M. Potentialities of Medical Records Management Electronic Systems in Insurance Companies. payavard. 2017; 11 (1) :68-78
URL: http://payavard.tums.ac.ir/article-1-6189-en.html

1- استادیار گروه علم اطلاعات و دانش شناسی، دانشکده مدیریت، دانشگاه تهران، تهران، ایران , mnakhoda@ut.ac.ir
2- استادیار گروه مدیریت اطلاعات سلامت، دانشکده مدیریت و اطلاع رسانی پزشکی، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی ایران، تهران، ایران
3- دانشجوی کارشناسی ارشد علم اطلاعات و دانش شناسی - مطالعات آرشیوی، گروه علم اطلاعات و دانش شناسی، دانشکده مدیریت، دانشگاه تهران، تهران، ایران
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Background and Aim: Organizations must collect, process and analyze different types of necessary information and give them to managers and other individuals. Such information includes the management of medical records and documents in insurance companies. This study aims to evaluate the potentialities of medical records management electronic systems in such companies.
Materials and Methods: In this cross-sectional applied research, the systems existing in insurance companies were checked using researcher-made checklists to study the capabilities of medical records management electronic systems in all governmental and private insurance companies of Gorgan. For data-analysis, descriptive statistics (frequency, percentage) was used.
Results: In data register and entry, the share of insurance companies as well as the amount of deductions was 92%. In the ability to search, store and retrieve, the search based on the names of persons had the highest percentage (100%). Security was one of the features considered in the software of insurance companies. In the reporting section, the possibility to report the titles of medical documents was 92%. Lack of physical and electronic documents manageability through check-out method was 14%. 
Conclusion: In terms of functional capabilities, softwares observed in insurance companies have both strong points (security feature) and weak points (classification and indexing capabilities). The management of medical records and documents can be enhanced in the softwares of insurance companies by using the mentioned capabilities of the existing softwares. 

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Health Information Technology
Received: 2017/05/21 | Accepted: 2017/05/21 | Published: 2017/05/21

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