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Ahmadi M, Khorrami F, Zare S, Hosseini Eshpela R. Evaluation of health information requirement in management information System. hmj. 2011; 15 (3) :191-199
URL: http://hmj.hums.ac.ir/article-1-74-en.html
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Master of Medical Records
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Introduction: Considering the importance of information, providing the management with a reliable information system, can facilitate decision making regarding planning, organizing and controlling. This study aimed to analyze and evaluate information needs of managers at vice - chancellorship for treatment in Iranian medical science universities.
Methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out during 2009. The study population consisted all managers of vice-chancellor for treatment of 39 medical universities. Data collection was based on a predesigned questionnaire. In this study two methods of business system planning (BSP) and critical system factors (CSF). Data were analysed by SPSS software.
Results: Of 669 identified information needs, 45% were initial information needs of managers. 12% of the needs were not priorities and thus excluded. 14% of information needs were obtained through the forms, 4% through the database, 21% through both the form and database, 5% through the web site and 56% were without any sources.
Conclusion: It was shown that 56% of information needs of managers were without sources, So, designing management information system based on critical success factors and other scientific methods is necessary.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2012/10/18

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