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The Effect of eHealth Information Systems on Health Information Management in Hospitals in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

The Effect of eHealth Information Systems on Health Information Management in Hospitals in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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Author(s): Njabulo Bruce Khumalo (National University of Science and Technology, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe) and Nathan Mnjama (University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana)
Copyright: 2019
Volume: 14
Issue: 2
Pages: 11
Source title: International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics (IJHISI)
Editor(s)-in-Chief: Qiang (Shawn) Cheng (University of Kentucky, USA) and Joseph Tan (McMaster University, Canada)
DOI: 10.4018/IJHISI.2019040102

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Abstract

EHealth information systems have brought about a lot of positives which include timeous reporting, efficient data analysis, better decision making, coordination and better work processes. Zimbabwe has also adopted the eHealth information systems and this study sought to establish the effects of eHealth information systems on the management of health information in hospitals in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. The study applies a qualitative research methodology in which a case study research design and a purposive sampling technique were used. Document analysis and face to face interviews were held with a total of eleven research participants.

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