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An overview of Hospital Information System (HIS) implementation in Malaysia

Ismail, Nurul Izzatty and Abdullah, Nor Hazana (2012) An overview of Hospital Information System (HIS) implementation in Malaysia. In: International Conference on Business and Economic Research (3rd ICBER 2012), 12 - 13 March 2012., Bandung, Indonesia.


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Information system plays an important role in various sectors, including healthcare sector such as hospitals. Hence, the implementation of Hospital Information System (HIS) in Malaysian Public Hospitals is aimed to improve the quality of public healthcare services especially in terms of enhancing patients’ satisfactions and patient record management. However, not all public hospitals in Malaysia have embraced the use of the system. Thus, this paper discusses an overview of HIS implementation at Malaysian hospitals based on previous studies done in this area. Prior to the discussion, several components and types of HIS are explained in general. Furthermore, benefits on HIS implementation are also being described to emphasise the importance of HIS implementation in Malaysian Public Hospitals which is recognising the reasons to implement the system in Malaysian Hospitals.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: hospital information system; information system; hospitals
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2012 03:22
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2012 03:22
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/2515
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