Vol.5, No.4, November 2016.                                                                                                              ISSN: 2217-8309

                                                                                                                                                           eISSN: 2217-8333


TEM Journal



Association for Information Communication Technology Education and Science

Application of Hospital Information Systems-Construction of an Incident

Reporting System


Yii-Ching Lee, Hsin-Hung Wu, Shao-Jen Weng, Ya-Chun Huang, Wan-Lin Hsieh, Chih-Hsuan Huang


© 2016 Yii-Ching Lee et al, published by UIKTEN. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License. (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)


Citation Information: TEM Journal. Volume 5, Issue 4, Pages 530-537, ISSN 2217-8309, DOI: 10.18421/TEM54-18, November 2016.




This study depicts hospitals’ need to establish an incident reporting system to avoid disputes and enhance reporting intention. A series of implement are provided, including an RCA team is partied to make improvements based on the root cause of a case, a reward system needs to be provided to encourage the employees’ intentions to report incident events, and the root causes is analyzed to deliver the improvement measures. In addition, Medical Quality and Patient Safety Committee should be organized to promote better medical quality and patient safety. Last, the promotion of patient safety culture should pay more attention to the implement process, rather than separate strategies.


Keywords – Incident reporting system, Patient safety, Medical quality, Hospital information systems.



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