Determination of Minimum Data Set (MSD) in Echocardiography Reporting System to Exchange with Iran’s Electronic Health Record (EHR) System

Zahra Mahmoudvand, Mehran Kamkar, Leila Shahmoradi, Ahmadreza Farzaneh Nejad Abstract Background: Determination of minimum data set (MDS) in echocardiography reports is necessary for documentation and putting information in a standard way, and leads to the enhancement of electrocardiographic studies through having access to precise and perfect reports and also to the development of a standard [...]

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The Diagnostic Value of MRI in Brucella Spondylitis With Comparison to Clinical and Laboratory Findings

Ali Baradaran Bagheri, Koorosh Ahmadi, Niaz Mohamad Jafari Chokan, Bita Abbasi, Reza Akhavan, Ehsan Bolvardi, Somayeh Soroureddin Abstract Background: Brucellosis is an endemic zoonotic disease, especially in the Middle East and Mediterranean regions and can involve many organs and tissue. Osteoarticular involvement is the most common complication. Spondylitis is its most prevalent clinical form in [...]

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Accreditation of Management Communication and Information Systems in Public Hospitals of Sabzevar City, Iran

Fereshteh Farzianpour, Saeed Shojaei, Mohammad Arab, Abbas Rahimi Foroushani Abstract Objective: Information systems are and ldquo;computer systems that collect, store, process, retrieve, show, and provide timely information required in practice, education, management, and research and rdquo;. The purpose of these systems is to support hospital activities in practical, tactical, and strategic levels in order to [...]

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Social Network Sites as Educational Factors

Alireza Ebrahimpour, Farnaz Rajabali, Fatemeh Yazdanfar, Reza Azarbad, Majid Rezaei Nodeh, Hasan Siamian, Mohammad Vahedi Abstract Background: in this present era, the technology development has established certain type of communication. Nowadays education as the fundamental principle in transferring cognition to the learners has found various methods. Recently the concept that social networks could be effective [...]

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Conceptual Model of Clinical Governance Information System for Statistical Indicators by Using UML in Two Sample Hospitals

Fatemeh Rangraz Jeddi, Mehrdad Farzandipoor, Masoud Arabfard, and Azam Haj Mohammad Hosseini Abstract Objective: The purpose of this study was investigating situation and presenting a conceptual model for clinical governance information system by using UML in two sample hospitals. Background: However, use of information is one of the fundamental components of clinical governance; but unfortunately, [...]

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Evaluation of Diagnostic Methods in the Differentiation of Heart Murmurs in Children

Zijo Begic, Senad Pesto, Senka Mesihovic Dinarevic, Edin Begic, Amra Dobraca, Izet Masic Abstract Introduction: The most common clinical sign in pediatric cardiology is a heart murmur (organic and inorganic). Organic are sign of heart disease, while inorganic (basically divided into accidental and functional) murmurs occur on anatomically healthy heart.. Aim: To determine the justification [...]

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Review of the Journal Acta Informatica Medica During Eight Year Period: 2008-2015

Izet Masic, Edin Begic, Lejla Zunic Abstract Introduction: Acta Informatica Medica is official journal of the Academy for Medical Sciences of Bosnia and Herzegovina (from 2014 Acta Inform Med is published bimonthly). Aim: To evaluate journal and ldquo;Acta Informatica Medica and rdquo; in 2015 and compare findings to previous years. Material and methods: The study [...]

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Use of Databases for Early Recognition of Risk of Diabetic Complication by Analysis of Liver Enzymes in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Maja Malenica, Besim Prnjavorac, Adlija Causevic, Tanja Dujic, Tamer Bego, Sabina Semiz Abstract Introduction: Because of increasing prevalence of T2MD worldwide, it's very important to recognize risk factors for diabetic complications, as soon as possible. Symptoms of complications appear a few or many years after tissue damage. So, it's imperative to establish surveillance of diabetics [...]

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Design and Development of a Clinical Risk Management Tool Using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

Faramarz Pourasghar, Jafar Sadegh Tabrizi, Khadijeh Yarifard Abstract Background: Patient safety is one of the most important elements of quality of healthcare. It means preventing any harm to the patients during medical care process. Objective: This paper introduces a cost-effective tool in which the Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology is used to identify medical errors [...]

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