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Volume 6, Issue 2 (Summer 2020)                   jmis 2020, 6(2): 22-30 | Back to browse issues page


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aghadavoodian A, Saghaeiannejad S, Jahanbakhsh M. Investigating the organizational structure and job positions in the health information technology discipline and providing model for Iran. jmis. 2020; 6 (2) :22-30
URL: http://jmis.hums.ac.ir/article-1-240-en.html
Department of Management and Health Information Technology, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran.
Abstract:   (553 Views)
Introduction: The purpose of this study was the comparing the organizational structure and job positions of health information technology of the United States, the United Kingdom and Iran to provide nan appropriate model for Iran.
Methods: The research was conducted by a descriptive-comparative and applied method in 1398. In the first phase, the job position and organizational structure of health information technology were studied in the selected countries. In the second phase, based on the first phase, the job position questionnaire was designed. The questionnaire completed by the health information management department of selected educational hospitals (Chamran, Beheshti, Al-Zahra, Feyz, Omid and Ayatollah Kashani) and the health information management academic members in Isfahan through Delphi technique. . Finally,   the data analyzed using descriptive statistics and SPSS software. The final model was provided more 50% than of the consensus.
Results:   In the United States, the United Kingdom and Iran, respectively, 18, 49 and one job position was obtained for the discipline of health information technology. By dividing these titles into 4 areas: technical, managerial, and coding area, were approved by the experts in health information technology.
Conclusion:   The study shows that due to the emergence of health information technology in Iran, a transparent organizational structure and an appropriate job position for this field has not been considered.
Key Words:   health information technology, job position, organizational structure.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2020/06/14 | Accepted: 2020/09/18 | Published: 2020/09/20

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