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Journal of Korean Society of Medical Informatics 2009;15(1):133-140.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4258/jksmi.2009.15.1.133    Published online March 31, 2009.
The Current Status of Hospital Information Systems in Yanbian, China
Jeongeun Kim1,2, Meihua Piao3, Wu Jingwu3
1College of Nursing Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.
2Research Institute of Nursing Science, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.
3Master's course, College of Nursing Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.
Correspondence:  Meihua Piao,
Received: 3 July 2008
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to analyze the current status of Hospital Information system in Yanbian, China.

Methods: Structured self-administered questionnaires were sent to hospitals in Yanbian to survey the issues and six hospitals answered. Data were analyzed by using Windows SPSS 12.0.

Results: All facilities were second-grade national hospitals with 100~500 beds, kept about 40 computers and all used internet. Four of them had information exclusive department, and the other two had the implementation plans. All of the hospitals had Patient Billing System and some features of Medication Administration System. Four hospitals had administration systems, and the other two had no plans to develop or adopt administration system in the next three years. Two hospitals used the packages composed of Electronic Data Interchange System, Amount Receivable Management System and Laboratory Information System. One hospital used the Picture Archiving and Communication System, Telemedicine System, Radioactive Examination.

Conclusions: Compared with Korea, the results showed relevant explanation on the delays of implementing HIS and its current status in Yanbian. In order to develop Hospital Information System, various strategies must be developed and active international support and research was required to provide the appropriate experiences.

Key Words: Hospital Information System, OCS, PACS


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