Users view about hospital information system in children's hospital, Bandar Abbas, Iran


Jahanpour Alipour 1 , Saeed Hosseini Teshnizi 2 , * , Mohammad Hosein Hayavi Haghighi 1 , Syedeh Zahra Feghhi 3 , Raziyeh Sharifi 3 , Abdolhadi Kohkan 3


1 Instructor Department of Medical Records, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.

2 Instructor Department of Biostatistics, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.

3 Bachelor of Medical Records, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran.


Hormozgan Medical Journal: 14 (2); e88552
Published Online: February 27, 2010
Article Type: Research Article
Received: October 31, 2009
Accepted: February 27, 2010




Introduction: The most effective method of collecting, storage, communication and
presentation of huge amount of Information in order to obviate user needs is computer.
The comprehensive hospital information system (HIS) resulted in processing of
information, operational and hospital control needs in daily practice, and also accelerating
and facilitating in planning, budgeting and management decision making. In this study
user’s views about seven criteria of ISO9241/10 for implemented HIS was considered.
Methods: This is a descriptive cross- sectional study. Sampling was done by using simple
randomized sampling that includes 95 users of Bandar Abbas children's hospital. Data
collection was done through questionnaire. Data analysis was done using descriptive and
Chi-square test by SPSS software.
Results: 69 persons (%72/7) with suitability for the task criteria , 56 persons
(%58/9) with self-descriptiveness criteria, 73 persons (%76/9) with controllability
criteria, 70 persons (%73/7) conformity with users expectations criteria, 51 persons
(%53/7) with error tolerant criteria, 63 persons (%66/3) with suitability for
individualization criteria, 56 persons (%58/9) with suitability for learning criteria of
hospital information system were agree or pretty agree.
Conclusion: The findings indicated that the criteria of hospital information system is
relatively desirable. To achieve desirable condition, observance and implementation
of phases that is effective in development of suitable information system must be
considered. Hence, HIS should be reviewed and revised in the hospital.


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