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Table 4 The viewpoints of the participants concerning the efficiency and effectiveness of surgery information system

From: The efficiency and effectiveness of surgery information systems in Iran

Factors related to the efficiency and effectiveness of the system Low
N(%)
Medium
N(%)
High
N(%)
Effectiveness
More effective than the traditional system 17 (20.7) 18 (22.0) 47 (57.3)
No need to learn the system 37 (45.1) 21 (25.6) 24 (29.3)
Meeting the users’ needs 20 (24.4) 32 (39.0) 30 (36.6)
System ease of use 25 (30.5) 28 (34.1) 29 (35.4)
Reducing physicians’ error 18 (22.0) 22 (26.8) 39 (47.6)
Improving the safety of patients in operating room 27 (32.9) 28 (34.1) 27 (32.9)
Increasing patients’ satisfaction 27 (32.9) 30 (36.6) 24 (29.3)
Increasing the quality of the documents 14 (17.1) 21 (25.6) 46 (56.1)
Increasing the confidentiality of information 15 (18.3) 20 (24.4) 46 (56.1)
Easy documentation of reports 18 (22.0) 25 (30.5) 39 (47.6)
Increasing the reliability of information and data in patient records 13 (15.9) 27 (32.9) 42 (51.2)
Continuing patients care 16 (19.5) 30 (36.6) 36 (43.9)
Increasing the quality of care provided to patients 23 (28.0) 25 (30.5) 34 (41.5)
Increasing the accuracy of recording patients information 18 (22.0) 22 (26.8) 42 (51.2)
Facilitating communication among specialists 18 (22.0) 31 (37.8) 33 (40.2)
Facilitating communication among clinical wards s 12 (14.6) 24 (29.3) 45 (54.9)
Efficiency
Learning of the system in a short period of time 19 (23.2) 37 (45.1) 25 (30.5)
Facilitating reporting 16 (19.5) 19 (23.2) 46 (56.1)
Saving time 22 (26.8) 18 (22.0) 42 (51.2)
Increasing the completion of documents 19 (23.2) 20 (24.4) 42 (51.2)
Reducing the duration of requests from other wards 16 (19.5) 23 (28.0) 42 (51.2)