Challenges and Strengths of Implementing Accreditation Process from Health Information Management Staff Perspective

Mahmoodian, S.S and Safaei, F and Meraji, M and Kimiafar, Kh and Farsinegar, N and Ghasemi, R (2016) Challenges and Strengths of Implementing Accreditation Process from Health Information Management Staff Perspective. Journal of Paramedical Sciences & Rehabilitation, 5 (2). pp. 25-33.

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Purpose: International approach to health care quality lead to effective management of resource and services with consideration of increasing of cost, competition ‎ benefits in marketing and patient safety. Accreditation is one of the health care quality tools. This study is an attempt to address the issue of evaluation of accreditation implementation according to opinion of in Health information management staffs. Methods: This cross- sectional study implemented in all Health Information Management departments using a self-administer questionnaire. One-way analysis of variance was used to compare means of accreditation in multiple groups. Besides, Friedman Test used to detect differences in questionnaire items. Results: The data yielded by this study provides strong evidence about effective leadership and management, knowing accreditation targets, dynamic and efficiency of function, motivation staff by award and staff involvements. In contrast, the data showed challenges like increasing work load, insufficient education for quality improvement, notify progress of work, funding allocations, less motivated staff and lack of team work. Conclusion: There is ample support for the education; team work and effective management that help to best implementation of accreditation. These play positive effect on staff functions and help to solve the challenges in health information department.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: W General medicine- Health professions
Divisions: Journals > Journal of Paramedical Science and Rehabilitation
Depositing User: jpsr jpsr
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2017 14:30
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2017 14:30

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