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Research Paper | Computers in Biology and Medicine | Vietnam | Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018
Electronic Health Record Readiness Assessment in Thai Binh Hospital, Vietnam
Abstract: Objective To assess readiness for full-functioned electronic health record (EHR) application system in Thai Binh hospital. Method A cross-sectional study was conducted at the Thai Binh hospital, Vietnam. The quantitative information was collected by using questionnaire to access EHR readiness among all health workers who work at hospital. The readiness in this study includes core readiness, technological readiness, learning readiness and societal readiness. All items measured on five-point Likert scale. Results The health workers realized the importance of information and communication technologies (ICT) in healthcare. IT skills of doctors and nurses are limited. Internet system is slow and not good quality. ICT infrastructure for the deployment of EHR applications generally is sufficient. However, to implement full-function EHR, hospital needs to develop more software and improve ICT infrastructure.
Keywords: EHR, readiness, ICT
Edition: Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018,
Pages: 1277 - 1281