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Effect of lack of health information computerization in the primary health care system

 Department: Health Information Management  
 By: usericon iamjahmeyou  

 Project ID: 3331
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Abstract
This research work was based on the effect of lack of health information computerization in the primary health care system - a case study of Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State. Computerization of health information can be defined as a system of storing patients' health information into a computer system which helps in the adequate protection of health information. The research work was carried out among the health workers in the area of study and the purpose was to ascertain the effect of lack of health information computerization in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State. Targeted population was one hundred and twenty (120) respondents, and stratified sampling techniques was used. Instrument for data collection was self-structure questionnaire which was closed-ended questions and was distributed among medical and health record workers in Ilorin West Local Government Area, but one hundred and sixteen (116) questionnaires were retrieved out of the administered one hundred and twenty (120)copies which was been administered. The questionnaires consist of two sections, section A and section B section A, which consists of the respondents’ personal data, and section B is based on the researched questions. Data collected were been analyzed using a frequency distribution table. The outcome of the study shows that the health record workers and medical staff have the same opinion. Therefore, it can be concluded that an effective health information computerization will enhance accurate, complete and timely information which can be source for by health record workers and will as well ease the stress of getting patients’ information by medical personnel....
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