Progress and challenges in the implementation of Electronic Medical Records in Saudi Arabia : a systematic review

Hasanain, Rihab, Vallmuur, Kirsten, & Clark, Michele (2014) Progress and challenges in the implementation of Electronic Medical Records in Saudi Arabia : a systematic review. Health Informatics - An International Journal, 3(2).

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Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems are being implemented increasingly worldwide. Saudi Arabia is one of the developing countries that commenced implementing such systems in 1988. Whilst EMR uptake has been low in Saudi Arabia until now, a number of hospitals have implemented EMR systems successfully. This paper analyses available studies (n = 28) in the literature regarding EMR implementation in Saudi Arabia to identify the progress of EMR implementation to date and to identify the facilitators and barriers to implementation.

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ID Code: 73010
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Electronic Medical Records, Health Information Systems, Saudi Arabia
DOI: 10.5121/hiij.2014.3201
ISSN: 2319-2046
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance) (111711)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety - Qld (CARRS-Q)
Current > Schools > School of Clinical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 [please consult the author]
Deposited On: 25 Jun 2014 00:32
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2014 00:22

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