oa Africa Journal of Nursing and Midwifery - Proximate positioning of nurses to the hospital information system as a determinant of use

Volume 4, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1682-5055



The Northern Province started to implement an integrated computerised Hospital Information System (HIS) in its 42 hospitals. The evaluation process of the HIS was seen as an integral part of its implementation. During the planning stage of the HIS an evaluation team was established to plan, design and conduct an evaluation of the system. Part of the overall aim of the qualitative component of the study was to assess HIS effectiveness in meeting health workers information needs.

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