Steps towards the Development of National Health Data Standards in Developing Countries : An Exploratory Qualitative Study in Saudi Arabia

@inproceedings{Alkraiji2014StepsTT,
  title={Steps towards the Development of National Health Data Standards in Developing Countries : An Exploratory Qualitative Study in Saudi Arabia},
  author={Abdullah Ibrahim Alkraiji and Thomas W. Jackson and Ian R. Murray},
  year={2014}
}
The proliferation of health data standards today is somewhat overlapping and conflicting, resulting in market confusion and leading to increasing proprietary interests. The government role and support in standardization for health data are thought to be crucial in order to establish credible standards for the next decade, to maximize interoperability across the health sector, and to decrease the risks associated with the implementation of non-standard systems. The normative literature missed… CONTINUE READING