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Prioritization of Hospital Information System's Executive Barriers to Patient Payment Reduction and Visitation Quality Improvement Packages of Health System Reform Plan from the Perspectives of Users and Experts in Selected Academic Hospitals of Yazd

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Background: Due to the high volume and variation of information in different fields, healthcare facilities are dependent on hospital information systems. These systems are a prerequisite for effective and high-quality healthcare provision in hospitals. The present study intended to prioritize the executive barriers to these systems in patient payment reduction and visitation quality improvement packages of the Health System Reform Plan (HSRP) from the perspectives of users and experts in selected academic hospitals of Yazd in 2019.

Methods: The present study was a descriptive-analytical study conducted in 2019. The study population included 110 participants, including IT unit experts, hospital managers, and personnel of the administrative and medical units dealing with the hospital information system. The data collection tool was a researcher-made questionnaire based on similar studies, the validity of which was evaluated by a committee of experts, while its reliability was investigated and confirmed before the study using the Cronbach's alpha method and a sample of 30 participants. Data analysis was performed using SPSS software version 21.

Results: Among the six barrier dimensions, the highest mean score belonged to the professional factors (3.46±1.03) followed by human barriers (3.44±0.83). Among professional barriers, the lack of motivation of the personnel in IT learning and get training on the IT-related skills had the highest mean score of 3.67.

Conclusion: According to the results, outsourcing such services and special budget allocation for hardware and software update and support, conference holding, and practical training provision in this field are suitable strategies for better implementation of such systems.

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DOI https://doi.org/10.18502/htaa.v5i1.7383
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Health System Reform Plan Hospital Information System Hospital

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Dehghani M, Rahmani H, Habibi F, Rajabi Vasokolaei G, Abedini S, Raadabadi M, Pourshariati F. Prioritization of Hospital Information System’s Executive Barriers to Patient Payment Reduction and Visitation Quality Improvement Packages of Health System Reform Plan from the Perspectives of Users and Experts in Selected Academic Hospitals of Yazd. Health Tech Ass Act. 2021;5(1).