Medical specialists information system to support decision making in establishing priorities of financial aid for medical specialist education cost in Indonesia

Besral, Yenny Sulistyowati

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Abstract

Medical specialists are distributed unequally in Indonesia. Scholarship Program of Medical Specialist (PPDS) is one way to equal the distribution. This study aims to developed decision support system for medical specialist scholarship and re-placement distribution at the hospital where lack of specialists. The decision support system for medical specialist scholarship and placement distribution was developed by using the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Method. This system is a complement of the online registration system for Scholarship Program of Medical Specialist (PPDS). The determination of the list of the hospital where lack of specialists and available scholarship program of medical specialist are displayed in the online registration form option. The result of this study is a database of medical specialist needs in Indonesian government hospitals in year 2013 as many as 3,888 medical specialists. High priority provinces for medical specialist are Maluku, Bengkulu, Maluku Utara, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Sulawesi Barat and Kalimantan Selatan. Advised to a prospective medical specialist for immediate access this system to know a kind of specialization and hospitals that lack of medical specialist then register as soon as possible.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)345-351
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Volume9
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014

Keywords

  • Decision support systems
  • Determination
  • Information system
  • Maluku Utara
  • Medical specialists

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