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Presenting Model for the National Classification System of Medical Procedures

A Barati ; A Zohoor ; SJ Tabibi ; M Ahmadi

مدیریت سلامت, 01 April 2005, Vol.8(19), pp.7-19 [Peer Reviewed Journal]

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  • Title:
    Presenting Model for the National Classification System of Medical Procedures
  • Author/Creator: A Barati ; A Zohoor ; SJ Tabibi ; M Ahmadi
  • Language: Persian
  • Subjects: Medical Procedure Classification ; Model Based on Delphi ; Public Health
  • Is Part Of: مدیریت سلامت, 01 April 2005, Vol.8(19), pp.7-19
  • Description: Introduction: Health information managers classify the information of health care and treatment on the basis of classifications system of medical procedures, also they analyz the statistical reports on the basis of this arranged information. Today without an efficient and complete medical classification system, it would seem almost impossible to render health care with acceptable quality. With this system the results of the care process are documented using standard codes. These codes become the basis for data analysis for medical team, researchers, policy makers and planners. Taking into account, the absence of classification system of procedures in Iran, the necessary to create an appropriate model to satisfy coders' needs in urgently felt. Methods: This cross sectional comparative study was conducted in the year 2003- 4 to present a compatible model for national medical procedure classification system. The means for collecting data were texts, periodicals, internet and electronic...
  • Identifier: ISSN: 2008-1200 ; E-ISSN: 2008-1219