The effect of Jahrom Nurses' Attitude on Knowledge sharing in the Acceptance of Clinical Information Technology Systems
Iranian Journal of Emergency Medicine,
Vol. 9 No. 1 (2022),
Introduction: Health information systems include the interaction between people, processes, and technology in order to support operations and management in providing essential information to improve the quality of health care services. Since nurses are one of the main pillars of serving patients in hospitals, they should play an active role in sharing their knowledge and information. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to the effect of Jahrom nurses' attitude on knowledge sharing in the adoption of clinical information technology systems.
Methods: This cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted on nurses working in educational and therapeutic hospitals in Jahrom city. The data collection tools in this study were two demographic information questionnaires and a knowledge sharing questionnaire on the acceptance of clinical information technology systems. Data analysis was done using SPSS version 21 software and using descriptive and inferential statistical tests at a significance level of P<0.05.
Results: 129 nurses from Jahrom participated in the study. The majority of participants in the study were female (67.4%) and married (58.9%) and worked in rotating shifts (83.7%). The attitude of the majority of nurses in Jahrom was at the realistic level of 81 people (62.8%) and the attitude of the rest was average. Among the dimensions of Jahrom nurses' attitude towards knowledge sharing in the adoption of clinical information technology systems, the lowest mean is related to the dimension of jeopardizing professional independence and the highest mean is related to the dimension of attitude towards knowledge sharing.
Conclusion: According to the findings of this research, the type of attitude towards knowledge sharing, jeopardizing professional independence and higher education level, directly affects the attitude of nurses towards clinical information technology systems and information sharing systems. Because the use of knowledge sharing systems and new technologies can increase the utilization of nurses in hospitals and treatment environments.
- Knowledge sharing
- Technology systems
- Clinical information
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