Hospital Information Systems: A Survey of the Current Situation in Iran
International Journal of Intelligent Information Systems
Volume 3, Issue 6-1, December 2014, Pages: 115-119
Received: Nov. 8, 2014; Accepted: Nov. 12, 2014; Published: Nov. 17, 2014
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Mohsen Pourali, Financial department, Mehr Hospital, Mashhad, Iran
Abbas Ghodrat Panah, Accounting group, Attar University, Mashhad, Iran
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Abstract
The main objective of hospital information systems (HIS) is to support hospital activities at practical, tactical and strategic levels. Computer based hospital information systems use computer hardware and software to collect, store, process, review and establish link with administrative data related to all hospital activities and to satisfy all the needs of clients. Considering the assessment and poll conducted in 2010 as well as the collected comments of physicians, hospital personnel, managers, researchers and computer engineering experts, HIS software in Iran consist of 10 organizational components and 10 service providing components with respect to domestic conditions. Study of HIS software providing companies in Iran during 2010 and their comparison with current status (2013) suggested that the number of HIS software manufacturing companies has experienced a 35% growth and the number of outstanding and desirable HIS sub-systems in Iran shows a 142% growth while the percentage of acceptable and rejected sub-systems has decreased by 18% in spite of the 35% growth in the number of companies.
Keywords
Computer Based Hospital Information Systems, Organizational Components, Service Providing Components, Evaluation of HIS
To cite this article
Mohsen Pourali, Abbas Ghodrat Panah, Hospital Information Systems: A Survey of the Current Situation in Iran, International Journal of Intelligent Information Systems. Special Issue: Research and Practices in Information Systems and Technologies in Developing Countries. Vol. 3, No. 6-1, 2014, pp. 115-119. doi: 10.11648/j.ijiis.s.2014030601.31
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