Volume 4, Issue 9 (7-2001)                   jha 2001, 4(9): 4-10 | Back to browse issues page


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Tabibi S, Hajavi A, Khoshkam M, Ramezan Ghorbani N. A Comparative Study on Medical Records Management at General Teaching Hospitals of Iran, Tehran and Shahid Beheshti Universitit of Medical Sciences . jha. 2001; 4 (9) :4-10
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Efficiency and effectiveness of the services of the organizations such as medical records departments depends on a dynamic management. The major objective of this study is to compare the management of medical records departments of general teaching hospitals affiliated to Iran, Tehran, and Shahid Beheshti Universities of Medical Sciences. In this descriptive, cross-sectional case and comparative study, the major variables are: planning, organization, implementation, and evaluation. Managers, experts, and heads of the four major units of the hospitals were examined. The results indicated that the managers of medical records units with an average of 2.53, their rate of management usage in the department estimated in a high level. But, the experts and the heads of the wards with the averages of 1.75 and 1.38 have estimated in a low level. The involvement of the medical records managers of IUMS in planning was highest, the involvement of the same managers of IUMS in organization and implementation showed highest, and involvement of these managers at SHBUMS in evaluation was in highest level.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2008/11/10

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