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Journal of Korean Society Quality Assurance Health Care 2006;12(2): 113.
Published online December 30, 2006.
종합병원 전자건강카드 도입에 영향을 미치는 요인
안이수1, 윤석준2, 안형식2, 홍석원1
1고려대학교 대학원 보건학협동과정
2고려대학교 의과대학 예방의학교실, 고려대학교 보건대학원
Influencing Factors for Adoption of Smart Cards in Hospitals
Lee-Su Ahn1, Seok-Jun Yoon2, Hyeong-Sik Ahn2, Seok-Won Hong1
1Department of Public Health, The Graduate School of Korea University
2Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Graduate School of Public Health, Korea University
Abstract
Objective : This research is focused on understanding the current status of the Health Smart Card already in use in other advanced countries. This research will analyze the current status of the medical institutions Health Smart Card system adoption process and its effects, and provide a basis for future policy decisions for the effective adoption and diffusion of a Health Smart Card system, in the medical field, through the completed research and analysis. Method : This research surveys the domestic, and foreign, status of Health Smart Card usage. The research also presents up-to-date methodology for the evaluation of the effects of medical and health care technology. The research also conducts a survey of the domestic medical institutions that have implemented a Health Smart Card system, and then analyzes the results of the survey. Additionally, the research carried out a survey and analysis of medical institutions with no Health Smart Card system implemented, and considered the factors affecting the diffusion of Health Smart Card systems in considering an effective policy for the introduction and diffusion of such a system. Research
Results
Through the study of the methodology of medical and health care information technology in advanced countries, the methodology for assessing Health Smart Card technology has been established, and focuses on 6 aspects. The study on the status of foreign implementation has shown a model for the Health Smart Card system. A survey was conducted on the current status of medical institutions with an implemented Health Smart Card system, and the survey results have been analyzed. Also, factors influencing the adoption of Health Smart Card systems have been analyzed through the survey on those medical institutions that have not implemented a Health Smart Card system.
Conclusion
The government must provide institutional measures for sharing medical records by constructing an IT infrastructure at the national level to enable the adoption and diffusion of a Health Smart Card system. Such a network will make connections between medical institutions possible, thus making the diffusion of the Health Smart Card system nationwide. For the successful adoption and diffusion of a Health Smart Card system, a model system development, under a medical record sharing system, should be conducted. Additionally, a regional unit based model should be developed for the model project, as is done in advanced countries, along with the application of such results.
Key words Health Smart Card system;adoption;
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