Hospital Information System: Questionnaire For Qualitative Research

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Hospital Information System: Questionnaire For Qualitative Research

 

Do you use computers in your hospital?
Yes              No

If yes, than what is the name of information system?

  • IT department
  • MIS
  • Computer department
  • If any other specify

Do you use computers at all the level of management?
Yes              No

In what level computers play the major role?

  • Top level (Professors/consultants )
  • Middle level (House officers )
  • Lower level (Nurses/ward boys)

Do you use computerized registration of patients?
Yes              No

In order to be aware about the patients medical record in the past, do you keep complete medical history of the patients? If yes then to what extent?
Yes              No

Does your system interprets laboratory test data and generates diagonistic comments?
Yes              No

Do you have record for treatment plans for patients like the medication, test to be given etc. (Treatment planning systems)?
Yes              No

Do you have systems for monitoring conditions of seriously ill patients for recording their vital signs?
Yes              No

Do you have the facility of Internet in your hospital if yes then for what purposes it is used?

  • Diseases
  • Diagnosis
  • Drugs and Medicines
  • Treatment methods for the patients

Is the patients medical history for different diseases kept at one place or separately treating it as separate patient?

  • Kept at one place
  • Kept separately
  • Depends on the disease

If kept at one place, then what type of information is available?

  • Health summary
  • Patient history
  • Test results
  • Administered treatment
  • Progress notes

In order to define the type of nursing care required  ( e.g. Medicine and diet to be given, health indicators to be watched etc.) , do you have a nursing care plan?
Yes              No

In case of a failure of biomedical equipment, do you have a system that records and maintains schedule for maintenance and repairs?
Yes              No

Do you have a system for keeping records for stocks of medicine?
Yes              No

In order to keep a proper record of expenses, do you have a specific customer billing system?
Yes              No

In order to keep the departmental officers/managers/doctors well informed about the ongoing activities and to help them making conclusions and taking decisions, does your hospital have a management information system?
Yes              No

If yes, than what type of information is available on the system?

  • of patients entered
  • of patients seen by the doctor
  • of procedures performed in radiology
  • of tests performed in pathology
  • of discharges
  • of follow-up visits

Do you have a financial management system in your hospital?
Yes              No

If yes, then which of the following are the various parts of FMS?

  • Payroll
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • Inventory Control
  • Billing Systems
  • Any other specify

In order to keep a record for departmental performance does your hospital have a separate system?
Yes              No

If yes, then which of the following aspects are included in it?

  • Per-procedure cost
  • Per-procedure revenue
  • Variable cost
  • Total cost

Up to what extent computer is used for research purposes?

Is your system used for making schedules of the duties of doctors in normal circumstances as well as in times of emergency?
Yes              No

Are the computers used for marketing purposes of your hospital?
Yes              No

If yes, then how?

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