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A Newly Proposed HIS Implementation Success Model for Nursing, using an Electronic Approach for Design

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2016
Shahab Rezaian, Harhodin Bin Selamat, Reza Malekzadeh, Rasimah CheMohd Yusoff

Reza Malekzadeh Shahab Rezaian Harhodin Bin Selamat and Rasimah CheMohd Yusoff. A Newly Proposed HIS Implementation Success Model for Nursing, using an Electronic Approach for Design. International Journal of Computer Applications 141(2):30-36, May 2016. BibTeX

	author = {Shahab Rezaian, Harhodin Bin Selamat, Reza Malekzadeh and Rasimah CheMohd Yusoff},
	title = {A Newly Proposed HIS Implementation Success Model for Nursing, using an Electronic Approach for Design},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {May 2016},
	volume = {141},
	number = {2},
	month = {May},
	year = {2016},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {30-36},
	numpages = {7},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2016909557},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Despite the advantages of utilizing hospital information systems (HISs) in nursing care, and their contribution to nursing structures and care processes, the troubling issue of HIS underutilization continues. Low utilization of installed systems has been identified as a major problem in implementing information technology (IT). Unfortunately, nurses have been unwilling to apply technology to healthcare delivery, although they generally have a positive attitude toward computers. In this study, based on the Critical Success Factos (CSFs) and DeLone and McLean's Information Systems success model, an implementation framework, made up of essential elements to guide successful HIS implementation for nursing staff is proposed. This study is among the few that have tested empirically an implementation framework in the developing countries settings, and provides helpful guidelines for hospital managers in planning HIs implementation in such countries.


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Hospital Information System, Success model, Information culture, Organization culture, trust, developing countries.