Volume 8, Number 3 (Autumn 2004)                   hmj 2004, 8(3): 163-166 | Back to browse issues page


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Ramezan Ghorbani N, Ghazi Mirsaeed S. The role of University headquarters in the performance of medical records units . hmj. 2004; 8 (3) :163-166
URL: http://hmj.hums.ac.ir/article-1-328-en.html

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Introduction: The decisions pertaining to the quality and quantity of medical records units are made by the university officials and are therefore immensely of the essence. Obviously having a thorough knowledge of and familiarity with such units on the part of university officials is of paramount importance. This study aims to investigate the role of the vice chancellor departments of education and research as well as treatment at medical universities in the performance of medical records units of the hospitals affiliated.
Methods: In this descriptive-analytic study the main variables were, use, role and attitude and the population comprised managers and experts of the Shahid Beheshti medical university headquarters, as a sample of medical universities, out of which 43 were selected. Descriptive methods were used to present the results.
Results: The findings denote a significant difference in terms of the role of managers and experts in the performance of medical records units. (p=0.003 and p=0.009 for research and education and treatment vice-chancellor departments respectively)
Conclusion: The results indicate that the roles of research and education and treatment vice chancellor departments in the performance of medical records units of affiliated hospitals are not the same and the former has a more significant role. Furthermore, the majority of shortcomings as seen by the participants of the research were attributed to lack of research, technology proper supervision and coordination among the medical records units
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2012/10/27

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