Chapter5 Introduction to HIS

Chapter5 Introduction to HIS - Chapter 5 An Introduction to...

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Chapter 5 An Introduction to Health or Hospital Information Systems (HIS) CIS 104 1
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what is HIS? HIS. Hospital Information System. One that supports all hospital functions and activities such as patient records, scheduling, administration, charge-back and billing, and often links to or includes clinical information systems such as RIS. (Radiology Information System ) that part of a HIS in which computer systems are used as ICT- tools(information and communication technology ) is referred to as its computer-supported part the remainder is being referred to as the non-computer-supported part as a consequence, a hospital has a HIS from . .. the beginning of its existence on 2
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what is HIS? the question is not whether a hospital should be equipped with a hospital information system or not, but an appropriate question would be . .. whether the performance should be enhanced, for example, by using state of the art ICT-tools HIS must consider all areas of a hospital: wards outpatient units service units (diagnostic, therapy,others) administrative departments management/executive units 3
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what is HIS? HIS must consider all groups of persons physicians nurses administrative staff technical staff health informaticians / health information managers ... ... and last, but not least, patients visitors suppliers ... 4
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5 What is a HIS? Definitions of HIS abound Occram’s rule! “an integrated effort to collect, process, report and use health information and knowledge to influence policy-making, programme action and research” WHO (2000) Guidance on Needs Assessment for National Health Information Systems Development . “a set of interrelated components working together to gather, retrieve, process, store and disseminate information to support the activities of health system planning, control, coordination and decision-making, both in management and service delivery” Jack Smith, in:Health Management Information Systems – a handbook for decision makers. OUP, 2000 .
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6 Hospital Information System Registration Consulting Ward Nursing Pharmacy Stores & Purchase Radiology Laboratory OT Blood Bank Diet & Kitchen And more. ..
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7 Structure of the Hospital Community Hospital Community Patient care Community Outpatient Community Inpatient Community Administration Community Reception Community Medical Accounting Community Healthcare professional Staff Clinical laboratory technologist Radiological technologist Physician Nurse Hospital administrator Clinical Laboratory Community Radiological Community Pharmaceutical Community Pharmacist Medical Service Patient
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8 Why HIS? Assess the impact of program interventions Prioritize policies and strategies Prioritize interventions vis-a-vis resource constraints ( examples ?) Adapt to reforms Obtain information pertinent to new styles, participants, and locations of (health) services management and decision-making Any health organization/entity requires data in order to:
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9 Why countries need HIS?
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course I SYS 201 taught by Professor Meservy during the Winter '11 term at BYU.

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