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2016, 3(3): 166-173 Back to browse issues page
The Impact of Computerized Physician Order Entry System on the Quality of Health Services: The Viewpoints of Physicians and Nurses
Mohammad Khammarnia, Yosuf Mehdipour, Saeed Ebrahimi, Delara Hakimi, Fatemeh Sotodezadeh, Fariba Ramezani Siakholak
School of Public Health
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Introduction: Computerized physician order entry system has an important role in improving the quality of health care in hospitals. Since the viewpoints of users of a technology toward the usefulness and convenient use of that technology has a significant impact on its acceptance, the aim of the present study was to investigate the opinions of physicians and nurses working in Zahedan University of Medical Sciences toward the impact of computerized physician order entry system on the quality of health care services.
Methods: This cross-sectional study was performed in six hospitals affiliated to Zahedan University of Medical Sciences in 2016. Study sample consisted of 250 physicians and nurses selected randomly. Data collection instrument was a standardized questionnaire consisted of 30 questions. Data analysis was performed using t- tests and One-way ANOA and through SPSS and PLS software packages.
Results: According to the results, hospital staff of ophthalmic specialty hospital had significantly more positive viewpoint about this system (P=0.025). Moreover, those with higher job experience compared to those with less job experience had more positive view on this system (94.08 vs. 88.57). This system had a significant effect on the quality of health care services and also on work safety, process and relationships (P<0.05).
Conclusion: Computerized physician order entry system can have a significant effect on the quality of health care services and also on work safety, process and relationships.
 
Keywords: Computerized physician order entry system, Viewpoint, Physicians, Nurses
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/11/13 | Accepted: 2016/12/19
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Khammarnia M, Mehdipour Y, Ebrahimi S, Hakimi D, Sotodezadeh F, Ramezani Siakholak F. The Impact of Computerized Physician Order Entry System on the Quality of Health Services: The Viewpoints of Physicians and Nurses . Journal of Health and Biomedical Informatics. 2016; 3 (3) :166-173
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