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J Research Health 2014, 4(2): 728-736 Back to browse issues page
The challenges of implementing (EHR) in family physician plan from health providers' perspective
Mahdi Kahouei, Sedigheh Fouladiyan, Soheila Bayat , Mina Kouhestaniyan, Sara Abbaspour
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The plan of family physician is considered as a key solution for many problems of the health delivery system. Today, these services are offered in the form of electronic health records. It seems that the implementation of this project is encountered potential challenges. Considering that health care workers are EHR users, attention to their views is effective in the success of implementation of this project. This study was conducted to identify the implementation challenges of electronic health records in family physician. This descriptive - analytical study was conducted physicians, administrators, faculties and nurses in affiliated hospitals of Semnan University of Medical Sciences in 2012. Measurement tool was a researcher made, valid and reliable questionnaire.The findings showed 63.5% Lack of people's culture, 72.7% lack of cooperation physician and patient, 73% worry about unauthorized access and 3/27% clinical staff’s resistance reported as the most important barriers of the implementation of electronic health records. Also 58.8% of the subjects chose role of government and 15.2% role of people as first priority in progress of the implementation of electronic health records. it is concluded that the subjects believed that there are cultural, social, infrastructure and clinical challenges in the implementation of electronic health records. It is necessary In addition to solving technical problems, activities such as social marketing, culture promoting in popular and pioneering of government are performed to reduce finally cultural resistance of society and increase users’ acceptance towards it.
Keywords: Views, health care workers, challenge, electronic health records, family physician
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Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Health system
Received: 2013/06/10 | Accepted: 2013/08/31 | Published: 2014/07/5
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Kahouei M, Fouladiyan S, Bayat S, Kouhestaniyan M, Abbaspour S. The challenges of implementing (EHR) in family physician plan from health providers' perspective. J Research Health. 2014; 4 (2) :728-736
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