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Davari N, Shahi M, Tavasoli M. Hormozgan public and private hospital managers’ knowledge regarding. hmj. 2005; 8 (4) :227-231
URL: http://hmj.hums.ac.ir/article-1-315-en.html
Abstract:   (7424 Views)
Introduction: Hospital managers make decisions based on the statistics and information obtained from Statistic and Medical Records Department (SMRD).
Methods: This is a descriptive-analytical study which is to determine the knowledge and attitude of Hormozgan province hospital administrator regarding SMRD. 18 hospital administrators underwent study.
Results: The among governmental hospital administrators, 23.1% had weak, 62.2% moderate and 7.7% good SMRD knowledge respectively. While SMRD knowledge of nongovernmental hospital administrators was 80% moderate and 20% good respectively.
Conclusion: Hospital administrators must have adequate knowledge of all hospital departments including medical records department. The results of this investigation showed that Hormozgan hospital managers do not have adequate knowledge of medical records department functions which may lead to inefficient functioning of other departments and cause economic, social and political damages.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2012/10/24

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