EXAMINING THE IMPACT OF ACCESS TO HEALTHCARE INFORMATION IN PROVIDING SERVICE IN HOSPITAL LEVEL OF HORMOZGAN PROVINCE
Objective: Examining the impact of access to healthcare information in providing service in hospital level was performed in Hormozgan province. The study is applied in objective respect.
Methods: The statistical population of this study includes managers and employees of private hospitals of Hormozgan province who are 3240 persons that based on Morgan sample content table, 380 persons were specified as research sample. The questionnaire has been adjusted based on 5-value Likert scale. For analysis of collected data, Pierson correlation coefficient test using SPSS software version 18 and structural equations approach (pathway analysis) using AMOS software version 20 has examined and tested the research hypotheses.
Results: There is a positive and direct relation between access to healthcare information and providing services with correlation coefficient of 0.712. The results structural equation showed that access to healthcare information with pathway factor of 0.82 influences providing service.
Conclusion: On the basis of results, with healthcare information it is suggested that topics relating to providing services to be noticed by authorities.
Peer Review History:
Received 1 July 2018; Revised 9 July; Accepted 12 July, Available online 15 July 2018
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Average Peer review marks at initial stage: 5.5/10
Average Peer review marks at publication stage: 8.5/10
Name: Dr. Omid Gholami
Affiliation: Sabzevar University of Medical Sciences, Iran
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