Appendix 3: Questionnaire 1′: Designed to Analyze Healthcare Users’ Perceptions of the Main Objectives of an IS in Healthcare – Medical Information Systems Ethics

Appendix 3
Questionnaire 1': Designed to Analyze Healthcare Users’ Perceptions of the Main Objectives of an IS in Healthcare

Table A3.1. Questionnaire 1′, designed to analyze healthcare users’ perceptions of the main objectives of an IS in healthcare

Tick the box that corresponds to your answer
In your view, the information systems designed to handle healthcare in oncology in an establishment should have the major objectives ofYES, absolutelyYES, partlyNO, not reallyNO, not at all
– assisting medical decision-making
– working for the good of the patient
– improving the continuity of healthcare
– evaluating the patient’s care
– guiding the healthcare structure effectively while keeping costs under control
– establishing a duty of security and protection of the medical data
– improving the healthcare professionals’ availability
– facilitating access to medical information for all users
– sharing precise information, suited for the whole population
– facilitating a statistical analysis
– making the healthcare user aware of his or her responsibility to the collective
– making the healthcare user aware of his or her responsibility to the collective
– reducing harm done to the patients because of incorrect information
– providing more complete and quick medical information for the patient
– ensuring the patient’s consent and adhesion
– respecting patients’ private lives, and their right to medical secrecy and confidentiality
– obeying the legislative regulation governing medical data
– establishing a policy to make better use of medical information
– strengthening communication within the healthcare services
– being easily usable for the staff in the healthcare establishment
– reducing unnecessary or poorly calculated risks