Webpage(s) of Medical Records Department or Medical Records Unit At Ministry Of Health Hospitals, Malaysia

This list (click on this link to open the list in a new tab of your current browser window) is a compilation of the Medical Records Department or Medical Records Unit webpage(s) for each hospital based on all the available websites for Government (Public) Hospitals, Ministry of Health (MoH) Malaysia. 

The objectives of the compilation is to facilitate readers :

  1. to visit each webpage(s) of the Medical Records Department or Medical Records Unit of each hospital in this list
  2. to compare each web page(s) layout and contents for the Medical Records Department or Medical Records Unit services of each hospital i.e its usability and the utility as after all, if users can’t use a feature, it might as well not exist; thus taking note of the following:
      1. if the webpage is indeed obvious and self-explanatory
      2. user requirements are kept to a minimal, thus a user-friendly service which requires almost nothing from the visitor which is unobtrusive and comforting
      3. effective writing, for example using short and concise phrases – does it come to the point as quickly as possible, is used in the webpage
      4. does the webpage strive for simplicity instead of complexity
      5. the webpage provides consistency, for example ensure the webpage uses the same language as the main website)
      6. the webpage’s screen layout, relationships and navigability are all organised to provide the user with a clear and consistent conceptual structure
      7. the webpage presents the user interface that keeps in balance legibility, readability, typography, symbolism, multiple views, and colour or texture in order to communicate successfully
  3. to stimulate inspiration to improve upon the creativity of designs for Government Hospital Medical Records Department or Medical Records Unit webpage(s) in Malaysia
  4. to continue to strive to be as creative as possible, it is desirable that Government Hospital Medical Records Department or Medical Records Unit webpage(s) in Malaysia are designed to be functional and useful, but also aesthetically pleasing
  5. to aim for standardisation in content and structure for all Government Hospital Medical Records Department or Medical Records Unit webpage(s) in Malaysia as the first, best step and logical way to implement uniformity in content and structure throughout all MoH hospitals with a Medical Records Department or Medical Records Unit, if creativity of design is restricted or limited by the website administrator

The following inclusion and exclusion criteria are used for this compilation:

INCLUSION CRITERIA

  1. available official website for a hospital
  2. available valid hyperlink to the Medical Records Department or Medical Records Unit webpage of each hospital from the available official website for a hospital

EXCLUSION CRITERIA

  1. available official website for a hospital but website not available for display (during the period of this compilation)
  2. available official website for a hospital but without the following non-display of contents:
    1. valid hyperlink to the Medical Records Department or Medical Records Unit webpage of a hospital including the following displays:
      1. blank webpage with just the title ‘Rekod Perubatan’ displayed
      2. ‘Forbidden’ error message
      3. ‘Under Construction’ notice
    2. non-valid hyperlink to the Medical Records Department or Medical Records Unit webpage of a hospital including the following:
      1. wrong webpage, for example a webpage of another department or unit of the hospital
      2. no Medical Records Department or Medical Records Unit webpage
  3. no available official website for a hospital

REVISIONS
This list will be updated periodically when new and valid Medical Records Department or Medical Records Unit webpage(s) are available. However, readers are kindly requested to notify me via email at vijayanr@yahoo.com of any corrections and /or additions to this list

Note:
‘Rekod Perubatan’ is the Malay (Bahasa Malaysia) term for Medical Records

References:

  1. Ministry of Health Malaysia 2013, Listing Government Hospital. Available from: <http://www.moh.gov.my/gov_hospitals>. [17 October 2013]

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ICD-11 2018 version: Part 1 – The Launch

The 11th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) is here!

ICD-11 was launched Monday, 18. June 2018 from Geneva, Switzerland at 11:45 Europe Summer Time (GMT+02:00), i.e. from 5:45pm Malaysia Time.

I attended the webinar for this launch via WebEx. The webinar was about three (3) hours long.

The webinar started with a video message from Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, the Director General, WHO. This opening video was followed by several  key presenters who presented the following topics:

  1. Dr Hiroyuki Suenaga , Vice President Japan Hospital Association who spoke on ICD-11 Resource allocation and clinical documentation;

  2. ICD-11 Modern use of health information by Dr Christopher G. Chute, who is the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Health Informatics, Professor of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing, Chief Research Information Officer, Johns Hopkins Medicine,  and also the Deputy Director, Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. Johns Hopkins University;

  3. ICD-11 – what is new was presented by Dr Robert Jakob, Team Leader Classifications, Terminologies and Standards;

  4. Dr Lale Say, Coordinator Adolescents and at-Risk Populations who briefed on ICD-11 Maternal and sexual health with special emphasis on gender issues;

  5. Dr Shekhar Saxena, Director Mental Health and Substance Abuse elaborated on gaming disorders in ICD-11 and Mental health;

  6. Dr Wansa Paoin, Head of CC, Thailand spoke on implementing ICD in a country;

  7. implementation package presentation was given by a WHO representative; and

  8. ICD-11 – Global action plan for implementation and regional focal points for health information by the various WHO Regional Offices representatives

All of the above was followed-up by a Question & Answer Period that lasted about 30 minutes, from members of the floor as well as from online attendees.

Before closure, Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Deputy Director General for Programmes WHO did the closing remarks, followed by Dr John Grove, Director, IER – WHO doing the closure.

This new release is to allow Member States to prepare for implementation, including translating ICD into their national languages. Member States will start reporting using ICD-11 on 1 January 2022 i.e. about 3 years and 6 months from now, after due endorsement from the 72nd World Health Assembly in May 2019.

The reader can access the ICD-11 website for more details at https://icd.who.int/. A screenshot of the ICD-11 homepage is displayed below.

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