Assessment of MIS Management of Fund in Health Information Management System in General Hospital, Calabar

Abstract

The study examines the “Assessment of mismanagement of fund in Health Information Management system on Health care delivery: A case study of General Hospital, Calabar”. Three specific objectives were developed as follows: (i) To assess impact of mismanagement of fund in Health Information Management system in General Hospital, Calabar (ii) Find out the causes and effect of mismanagement of fund in Health Information Management system in General Hospital, Calabar (iii) To know the Challenges of Health Information management in mismanagement of fund in General Hospital Calabar.  The sample for the study consisted of 100 respondents which were randomly selected from 10 Health Information Managers, 10 Doctors, 30 Nurses, 5 Medical Laboratory, Pharmacist 5 and 40 patients respectively from University of Calabar Teaching Hospital. The results show there are impact of mismanagement of fund in Health Information Management system in General Hospital, Calabar as proved in hypothesis 1. It was affirmed that there are causes and effect of mismanagement of fund in Health Information Management system in General Hospital, Calabar as proved in hypothesis 2. It was equally revealed that there are Challenges of Health Information management in mismanagement of fund in General Hospital Calabar as proved in hypothesis 3. It was recommended that: (i).That Government should ensure routine auditing in Health Information Management (ii) that Hospital management should ensure that all monies collected are retired properly (iii) that Health Information professionals should not be involved in mismanagement of fund because it is against our professional ethics and practice

 

Keywords: Calabar, General Hospital, fund health information management system, mis- management

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