Volume 14, Issue 2 (Summer 2010)                   hmj 2010, 14(2): 124-133 | Back to browse issues page

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Ahmadi M, Skoorchi R, Zare S, Khorrami F, Moradi N. Information needs assessment of nursing offices based on critical success factors and business system planning. hmj. 2010; 14 (2) :124-133
URL: http://hmj.hums.ac.ir/article-1-131-en.html
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Abstract:   (8526 Views)
Introduction: Proving management with a reliable information system, can facilitate decision making regarding planning, organization and control. This study aims to evaluate information needs of Iranian Nursing Offices.
Methods: This applied, cross-sectional research utilizes critical success factor (CSF) and business system planning (BSP) methods to assess information needs Iranian nursing offices.
Results: Of 78 identified information needs, 56% were initial information needs of managers. 18% of information needs were found to be critical success factors of managers of nursing office. The first priority of managers was "the number of manpower employed at hospitals separated by wards". 5% of the identified information needs were not priorities and thus excluded, 3% were through the web site and 70% were without sources.
Conclusion: Despite the important role of users in designing information systems, other scientific methods also need to be utilized in designing information systems.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2012/10/19

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