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Esmaeilzadeh Z, Choobin N, Ashkani N, Kamalipour M. Investigating the Feasibility of Implementing IT Capabilities in Bandar Abbas Teaching Hospitals in 2014 . Journal of Modern Medical Information Sciences. 2016; 2 (2) :45-50
URL: http://jmis.hums.ac.ir/article-1-96-en.html
Student, Student Research Committee , Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences
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Introduction: Information Technology (IT), due to its high capacity in production, processing and distribution of knowledge, is of a great sensitivity. That is due to the fact that data and the way they are transferred and processed are essential for organization. Therefore, the present research was conducted aiming to investigate the feasibility of implementing IT capabilities in Bandar Abbas university hospitals in 2014.

Methods: The present descriptive study conducted in 2014 aimed to investigate the feasibility of implementing IT capabilities in Bandar Abbas university hospitals. The setting of the study was the university hospitals in Bandar Abbas. The research population was comprised of all IT authorities. A census was the sampling method, and the data were gathered using a standardized questionnaire. Once collected, the data entered the SPSS 19 for the required analyses including mean score and standard deviation.

Results: The mean score of IT infrastructure and network in these hospitals was found to be 74; the mean score of hardware equipment was 73; the same score for software equipment was estimated to be 70; Human forces got the mean score of 76 and the extent to which IT was used in these hospitals was estimated to be 68. Moreover, the mean score of the overall use of IT in Bandar Abbas university hospitals was calculated to be 72.

Conclusion: Considering the mean overall score of using IT in each and every university hospital in Bandar Abbas, IT enjoys a consistent level in these hospitals. Similarly, according to the mean score obtained, the IT level in these hospitals can be interpreted as satisfactory. As a result, implementing IT capabilities is deemed feasible in this context.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2017/01/22 | Accepted: 2017/03/1 | Published: 2017/03/1

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