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A novel conceptual framework of Health Information Systems (HIS) sustainability

Mohamadali, Noor Azizah and Ab Aziz, Nur Faizah and Mohd Zahari, Nurul Aqilah (2017) A novel conceptual framework of Health Information Systems (HIS) sustainability. In: 5th International Conference on Research and Innovation in Information Systems, 16th-17th July 2017, Adya Hotel, Langkawi.

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Abstract

Sustainable technology means technology is capable of being maintained over a long span of time; independent of shifts in both hardware and software. Effective implementation and use of Health Information Systems (HIS) for years to come are crucial as sustainable HIS. Numbers of studies have discussed various factors contributes towards barriers for successful implementation of HIS. However, very few studies discussed factors on HIS sustainability. Through critical analysis of existing literature on success, failure, and challenges of HIS adoption, this paper identifies four crucial factors that shape the sustainable HIS. The importance of strong leadership support, proper contingency planning, and practice, continuous vendor support, and protection of security and privacy issues are identified by classifying all the factors within these four constructs, and with it, we argue these factors crucial for sustainable HIS. This paper proposes a novel conceptual framework which incorporated all these constructs as HIS sustainability factors. This paper also described the theoretical basics behind the development of the model and methodology to be employed to validate the proposed model.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 3904/58041
Uncontrolled Keywords: Health Information systems; sustainablity; framework, leadership support; security and policy; proper contingency plan; IT support
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Information System
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology > Department of Information System
Depositing User: Mrs Noor Azizah Mohamadali
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2017 09:55
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2018 10:48
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/58041

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