An evaluation of the observance rate of component information management in the health system of Chahar Mahal Bakhtiyari province based on world health organization standards

Mobasheri, M. and Alidosti, M. and Satar, A. and Khaledifar, B. and Mirzaeian, R. (2014) An evaluation of the observance rate of component information management in the health system of Chahar Mahal Bakhtiyari province based on world health organization standards. Life Science Journal, 11 (9). pp. 409-413.

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Abstract

Introduction: Given the essential role of data collection and management in the health system, this study intended to evaluation of the observance rate of component information management in the health system of Chahar Mahal Bakhtiyari province based on World Health Organization standards. Materials and Method: This study descriptive-analytical nature tried to expelore the urban and rural health centers as well as rural health houses. Data were collected through a self-designed checklist produced based on the World Health Organization's standards stipulated by World Health Organization composed of 6 data needs analysis components, 25 data collection components and 29 data processing components for the urban and rural centers on the contrary, for the questionnaire used for rural health houses, the number of components on needs analysis, data collection and processing were 55 and 5,respectively.Then the data were put into Spss16 and analyzed using Anova and t-tests. Findings: The difference between the rate of observing the information management in the information management in the 3 areas in question i.e. need assessment, data ghathering and data processing in the urban and rural health centers and rural health houses was not statistically significant (P>0/05). As for needs analysis, the highest mean score belonged to data collection and data processing with the three components enjoying mean Scores higher than medium. Conclusion: The findings of the study provided some evidence on the close matching and conformity between information management and world health organization standards especially for needs analysis component consideration to using this information in managerial decision making processes.

Item Type: Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords: data need analysis, data collection, data processing, health information system
Subjects: WA Public Health > Public Health Education WA.18 > WA 30 Social, Economic, and Environmental factor in public health
WA Public Health > WA 30 Social, Economic, and Environmental factor in public health
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > Social Determinants of Health Research Center
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2017 07:01
Last Modified: 02 Aug 2017 07:01
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2245

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